April 24, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday following a first round of voting in France that appears at least to maintain both the EU and the currency union. The financial sector traded more than 2% higher near the end of Monday’s trading with real estate and telecom the only sectors showing losses for the day. WTI crude oil for June delivery settled at $49.23 a barrel, down 0.8% on the day.....More>>>
It has been a quiet year so far for major Chinese IPOs in New York, but all that looks set to change soon with several major offerings coming down the pipeline. One of those is in the headlines as we head into the end of August, with word that Best Inc. (Pending:BESTI), also known as Best Logistics, is driving toward a New York offering that will raise up to $1 billion. That deal was first announced....More>>>
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has been in the news for all the wrong reasons for some time now, but its data scandal might have actually helped investors looking to buy the social media giant’s stock at a more attractive valuation.
Recent Price Movement
Shares of Facebook tumbled from $185 per share in mid-March to $152 near the end of March as speculation about Facebook’s....More>>>
Last year we had historically low volatility. Long-term investors loved it, as the major U.S. indices churned out record profits. Short-term traders? Not so much.
They want some volatility and 2018’s reversion back to some normal volatility levels has been refreshing. Plus, these bouts of volatility can give long-term investors the buying opportunity they’ve been looking for.
On this episode of Industry Focus: Tech, host Dylan Lewis is joined by Fool.com contributor Danny Vena to discuss how iQiyi(NASDAQ:IQ) is transitioning freemium customers to paying subscribers.
A full transcript follows the video.
This video was recorded on May 11, 2018.
Danny Vena: I think, one of the things that’s going to serve them well in the future — I’m....More>>>
Over the last several years, there has been a flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the chip industry. Last year, one of the more notable announced deals was Marvell’s (NASDAQ:MRVL) planned acquisition of specialty data-center chip maker Cavium Networks (NASDAQ:CAVM) in a combination cash and stock deal that valued Cavium at $6 billion.
When the two companies announced this business....More>>>
To many people, China’s futuristic road-straddling bus seemed too good to be true. Now, authorities say it may have been little more than a scam.
Beijing police said this week they have detained 32 people, including the chief executive of the company behind the project, following reports from investors of illegal fundraising.
The 26-foot-wide vehicle caught global attention....More>>>
Carlyle Group is set to close its biggest-ever Asia private equity fund at $6.5 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, in a deal that adds to the record levels of funds seeking deals in the region.
The private-equity giant had initially targeted a fund of $5 billion but raised its expectations following a strong response from its investors, known as limited partners, said....More>>>
JD.com (JD), a company with a great story, improving fundamentals and a surprisingly serene chart, notes Paul Goodwin, international investing expert and editor of Cabot Emerging Markets Investor.
It is actually Chinas largest e-commerce company by revenue, an online retailer with a hefty $37.7 billion market cap and a similarly impressive $35.7 billion in annual sales.
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