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Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi to Enter US Market

Company representatives have made official a move by Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to begin selling its phones in the U.S. market. According to a report at the People's Daily, the company ...
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Microsoft, Lenovo Scratch Each Other’s Backs

Tech giants Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Lenovo have struck a deal under which the China-based maker of PCs, mobile devices and other gear will pre-load Microsoft productivity apps such ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Wants US Investors Buying Chinese Telecom and Wireless Shares

If you thought that the U.S. telecom and wireless players have a big opportunity as the world goes mobile, imagine being a Chinese carrier with some 1.3 billion people in ...
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What Analysts Are Saying After Alibaba Reported Earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Ultimately, this report showed continued growth for the company, and coupled with the ...
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5 Critical Issues Driving Gold Demand in 2016 and Beyond

It is no secret that gold has been a key winner in 2016. Surprisingly, very few economists and investors believed that was going to be the case at the very ...
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Why Alibaba Earnings Are a Huge Win

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Overall in this report, the Chinese giant strengthened its competitive positions in core ...
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What to Expect From Alibaba Earnings

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set to release its second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are $0.63 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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Uber-Didi Deal: Another Hint at Apple’s Car Ambitions?

About two months ago Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) made its first strategic investment in a ride-sharing company when it dropped $1 billion on Beijing-based Didi Chuxing. Didi's main competitor in ...
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Apple iPhone Falls to 5th Place in China

The Chinese smartphone market is growing. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not part of that growth. Apple desperately needs growth in what it calls Greater China to be the cornerstone ...
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Top China Companies Among Jefferies Growth Stocks to Buy

With the markets continuing to print new highs, and interest rates continuing to hover near lows, the market is getting a much more difficult place to find stocks to buy ...
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Why Credit Suisse Is Changing Baidu and Alibaba Upside Targets Handily

It is more common than many investors might guess, but analysts often change roles within firms or they go to other firms. Credit Suisse has two new notes out on ...
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Amazon Hammered for Counterfeit Sales

The development and growth of online megastores like Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) have led to increased numbers of counterfeit ...
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China Plans Housing For 3.4 Billion People

China's current population is 1.4 billion. The government is planning well in advance for the growth of its residents, and perhaps too far. The Xinhua News Agency reports the People's ...
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How Yum! Earnings Are Dominated by the Coming China Split

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported its most recent financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. This fast food giant is taking a bite out of earnings in terms ...
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The Hague Arbitration Rules Against China in South China Sea Dispute

In one of the mot anticipated rulings about international law as relates to China's claim to the rights of large portions of the South China Sea, an arbitration panel has ...
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