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Why Analysts May Now Prefer McDonald’s Over Yum Brands

According to some analysts, there appears to be a changing of the guard in the fast-food world as McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is taking the place of Yum! Brands Inc. ...
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Casino Revenues Tumble by 50% in Macau

The gambling control board of Macau released its report on the island’s gambling revenues for February late Monday evening, and the report was, perhaps amazingly, slightly better than analysts had ...
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100 Million Chinese Watch Pollution Video Online

In its first two days of release, a 143-minute documentary on the vast pollution problem in China has been viewed by more than 100 million Chinese citizens on the Tencent ...
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BMW Shares Pound US Companies

Shares of BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke) have risen almost 33% in the past 12 months. U.S. automakers’ stocks, by comparison, have added less than 10% to their share prices. The ...
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Alibaba Faces the SEC Music

China’s Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) revealed on Friday that it had received a letter from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “asking for background facts and other ...
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Why Analysts Love the Qualcomm Settlement

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it reached a resolution with China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) regarding its Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) investigation. Qualcomm was found to be in ...
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The World Is $199 Trillion in Debt, and Growing

The world’s economies may have improved since the financial crisis, but now more than ever, the world is drowning in higher and higher debt. A new report from the McKinsey ...
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Qualcomm Gets Chinese Antitrust Risks out of the Way

After the U.S. exchanges closed, Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced that it reached a resolution with China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) regarding its Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) investigation. Qualcomm ...
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China Internet User Base Hits 649 Million

If there is any wonder about why companies like Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) want more access to China's Internet population, look ...
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Has YOU On Demand Run Too Much, or Not Enough?

YOU On Demand Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) may not be a household name at all. Still, what happens when investors see that the video on demand service provider in China ...
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China PMI Contracts in January

Showing just how much the Chinese economy has slowed, its PMI (purchasing manufacturers index) contracted in January. The measurement at 49.8 was released by the National Bureau of Statistics of ...
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Is Weaker Alibaba Growth a Sign of More Bad Things Ahead?

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The China-based Internet giant reported adjusted diluted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of $0.81 ...
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How Much Did Apple Sales Hurt Samsung?

In a note published on Tuesday, research firm Canalys said that for the first time ever Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) became the leading smartphone seller in China in the fourth ...
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Did Apple Sell 70 Million iPhones?

Analysts up and down the Street expect Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to report big numbers on Tuesday when the company reveals its first fiscal-quarter results. There are two main reasons ...
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China’s Economy Still Troubled, Based on PMI

China announced its gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 7.4% last year, which was a quarter of a percent low based on analysis by economists and journalists. Some fear the growth ...
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