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IPO Week Ahead: Alibaba Aims for Biggest U.S. IPO Ever

Now that it is finally here, the coming week’s initial public offering (IPO) for China’s Alibaba Group Holding Co. Inc. is anything but anti-climactic. Everyone expected the offering to be ...
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Economic Numbers in China Looking Atrocious

Tracking economic data out of China is extremely hard to compare to the rest of the world. After all, most of the world would be thrilled to have growth numbers ...
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Strong Alibaba IPO Demand May Raise Price and Shares for Sale

After just four days of a planned 10-day road show, Alibaba Group Holdings Inc. and its underwriters are expected to close order books for the initial public offering (IPO) that ...
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The Most Educated Countries in the World

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had ...
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The Massive Number of Risk Disclosures in the Alibaba IPO Filing

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is set to come public in the week ahead. There are many things to consider in this offering. It is a great opportunity to own one ...
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SinoCoking: From Cheers to Reality Check

SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOK) is far from your normal company covered be major media, and that makes its wild share price move that much more ...
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HSBC Purchasing Managers’ Index — Official Press Release

China's manufacturing activity slowed in August, according to HSBC: Chinese manufacturers saw a further improvement in overall operating conditions in August. That said, the pace of improvement eased to a ...
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Qihoo 360 Earnings Trade Margins for Growth

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: QIHU) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Monday. The Chinese Internet and mobile device security products provider reported adjusted earnings per American ...
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China to Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft and Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to ...
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King Digital Finally Gets Candy Crush Live in China

King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE: KING) is taking Candy Crush to China. The mobile games maker announced early on Friday that a localized version of Candy Crush Saga is now ...
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Growing Concerns for Macau Casino Stocks

The world of casino stocks is often very volatile. Sometimes a good economy isn't enough. Then there are the regional concerns for casinos, such as Macau having new risks and ...
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As NQ CFO Bails, the Questionable Plot Thickens

China’s leading mobile Internet security services provider, NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) announced Friday morning that the company’s chief financial officer has resigned effective August 22, 2014 for family reasons. ...
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Why Tencent is Helping Alibaba IPO — and Even Yahoo!

As if Chinese Internet giant Alibaba needed more punch, earnings from Hong Kong-listed rival Tencent Holdings Ltd. are likely to provide even more lift to Alibaba’s upcoming initial public offering ...
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Will Forced Price Cuts Affect Tata’s Luxury Car Sales in China?

India’s Tata Motors Ltd. (NYSE: TTM) posted a solid earnings beat on Monday and the company’s stock rose 7.5%. Tata’s sales in its home country have been lagging, but its ...
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China Says 150 Economic Fugitives Flee to US

China says that a portion of the fugitives from the country lives in America. China Daily calls these very special kind of people "economic fugitives," whatever that may be. Apparently, ...
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