How far could a $100 wager on Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock take you? In the short term, don’t expect huge gains, as traders are still nervous about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. They’re anxious about the nation’s strict Covid-19 policies as well. Yet, Baidu shares have lost so much value that there seems to…

“This is a Cathie stock” is a new meme on Wall Street. It is at the heart of the three stocks to buy ideas today. Love it or hate it, Ark Invest is popular and it’s not going away soon. I consider these trade opportunities short term. However, they could also form a successful longer-term…

Source: Chesky / Shutterstock.com The science fiction fantasy of autonomous taxis is inching closer to reality. Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) and Motional, which is a joint venture of Hyundai (OTCMKTS:HYMTF) and Aptiv (NYSE:APTV), will be dishing out driverless cabs as early as the second half of next year. Customers will be able to book rides through the Lyft…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock is down 28% year-to-date, and it is even worse if we look back a few months further back. This is a surprising situation because the company is healthier than ever. Source: Nopparat Khokthong / Shutterstock.com How else can they muster more than $100 billion in sales in one day on 11/11? Nevertheless,…

In October, the many Chinese holidays slowed the flow of negative news that often hurts Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) stock the most. China celebrated the National Holiday for the first week of the month. A few weeks later on Oct. 13, the Hong Kong stock exchange closed due to Typhoon Kompasu. Source: Kevin Chen Photography /…

Under most ordinary circumstances, a recessionary shock to the economy doesn’t incentivize hypergrowth software stocks. Quite the contrary, investors usually seek protection under such negative implications. Typically, the focus shifts toward stable companies that have boring but indispensable businesses. Of course, the novel coronavirus pandemic has been anything but ordinary. For one thing, the governmental…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock has taken a hammering at the stock market as a result of Beijing’s crackdown on its top tech companies. Source: Kevin Chen Photography / Shutterstock.com BABA stock has been down more than 30% in the past nine months. However, after recent investments in strengthening its businesses and reducing its risks, the company looks…

Undoubtedly, the U.S. stock market remains the crown jewel most investors focus on. The returns U.S. stocks have provided in recent years have outpaced emerging markets by a wide margin. However, there are reasons why investors may want to seek out the best foreign stocks right now. To start, this valuation gap is wider than it’s…

Given the many issues China is facing today economically, the trade war between it and the U.S. may have been one of the last things on investors’ minds. But that quickly changed earlier this month, when the Biden administration defined its policy with regards to trade with the world’s second largest economy. The key takeaway…

Today, Chinese tech stocks are on the move, in a big way. Shares of Alibaba (NASDAQ:BABA), Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), Bilibili (NASDAQ:BILI), JD.com (NASDAQ:JD), Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) and Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) were all up big this morning. Shares of each of these Chinese tech giants saw meaningful gains, providing value investors with a nice boost. Source: greenbutterfly / Shutterstock.com Indeed, Chinese tech stocks have been hit hard in…

Whether you want to buy Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock, or any Chinese company, depends a lot on what you think of China’s government. Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com If you consider Xi Jinping the second iteration of Josef Stalin, then sell Baidu and buy Northrup Grumman (NYSE:NOC), Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) or even Boeing (NYSE:BA). If you think…

The severity of Beijing’s recent regulatory crackdown has sent a ripple effect across the Chinese tech sector. And while many curbs have already been imposed, analysts feel more are yet to come. Accordingly, the rapid decline we’ve seen in Chinese stocks and their prices serves as an intriguing divergent force among investors. Bears may simply…

Chinese internet search and online marketing giant Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock is a flip of the coin.  Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com On the one hand it’s fundamentally worth much more than it currently trades for. There’s a clear buy-the-dip opportunity present. Of course, any investors who currently do so are certainly aware of the broader…

Technically, the problems for Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock started in May of 2019. It lost footing there and launched a bearish pattern with a potential 60% downside drop. BIDU stock almost filled the entire thing as it tumbled 50% thereafter. Source: StreetVJ / Shutterstock.com It stopped just shy of the ideal crash target, and finally bottomed…

It’s been a great year to own large-cap tech stocks, right? Actually, that depends on where one looks. But if it’s in the direction of a pressured Chinese stock market and Alibaba Holdings (NYSE:BABA), an overtly bearish price chart hints that BABA stock’s greatest challenges may finally be behind it. Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com Let…

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) illustrates the extent to which Chinese stocks still depend on western capital. Source: StreetVJ / Shutterstock.com The search engine and cloud computing company delivered second-quarter results early this month. These saw revenues grow 27% year-over-year in core operations, 17% quarter-to-quarter. There was non-GAAP net income of $830 million, or $2.39 per share.  Yet,…

Good morning and welcome to the stock market today! The sun is shining on Wall Street, and the major indices are once again approaching all-time highs. It seems that the market is still riding the vaccine wave after a historic FDA approval yesterday. So considering all this, what will the stock market do today? Source:…

Shares of Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), a Chinese company providing internet search and online marketing solutions, have vastly underperformed the U.S. stock market in 2021. Source: StreetVJ / Shutterstock.com There’s one very strong, very negative reason why BIDU stock is underperforming. And that single reason could be enough to stay away from the stock despite its overall…