Recently, Barron’s published a thought-provoking op-ed which triumphantly declared that stocks have already bottomed, which might not be the positive catalyst for index funds, as you might think it is. After all, one of the key advantages of this broad-stroke investment strategy is to mitigate volatility. Through multiple bets via a benchmark indicator, investors are…

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Value investors who bought Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) on relatively favorable valuations and news of Charlie Munger doubling down lost plenty of money. Source: testing / Shutterstock.com Again. BABA stock broke down below the $160 20-day and 50-day moving averages last week after posting quarterly results. The company forecast revenue will grow at rates not seen…

As a long-term, buy-and-hold investment, Didi (NYSE:DIDI) stock is a highly logical choice. That said, there’s just too much regulatory risk.  Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com There seems to be mounting evidence that the ridesharing company faces a potential delisting from the New York Stock Exchange. It is well known that China continues a broad…

Farmmi (NASDAQ:FAMI) is a tiny Chinese company in the agricultural products sector and a true penny stock, with shares currently trading for around 35 cents. FAMI stock collapsed below a dollar in April on a large secondary offering, and it hasn’t topped 60 cents since that point. Source: Shutterstock There was one more significant rally…

Two years ago, Nio (NYSE:NIO) stock was a very troubled electric car company. Source: xiaorui / Shutterstock.com Nio was selling the equivalent of an electric Cadillac in a society that didn’t drive them. It needed a bailout that tied it to government-controlled JAC Motors. But much to my surprise, the bailout worked. JAC solved Nio’s production…

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…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) is a very interesting investment, being the second-largest Chinese company by market capitalization behind only Tencent (OTCMKTS:TCEHY). Often called the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) of China, BABA stock represents a play on multiple fronts — from e-commerce to the cloud and more. Source: Nopparat Khokthong / Shutterstock.com Clearly, this name has a mix of extremely enticing…

In the wake of China’s crackdown on a number of prominent Chinese companies,  the Street has been very cautious about most China stocks in recent months. I’ve previously argued that the repressive measures by Beijing were due to the government’s fear of the influence of large companies on the country’s citizens. As a result. I…

China’s government has taken a drastic step toward curbing online gaming addictions, one that will pose consequences for gaming markets in other continents. The world’s largest gaming market reported that it would be suspending the approval of all new online games. Source: Shutterstock Why Are Video Game Stocks Falling? This doesn’t come as a total…

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…

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:…

How bad has it gotten for Chinese stocks?  Well, ARK Invest portfolio manager Cathie Wood recently lowered her biggest exchange-traded fund’s (ETF) holdings in Chinese stocks to 0.2% of the portfolio (as of Aug. 9), down from approximately 8% in February. ARK Innovation ETF (NYSE:ARKK) currently has $25.5 billion in assets. That’s a considerable retreat. And while…

Chinese stocks that ended up being targeted by Beijing have been pummeled in recent weeks. But after China’s government tried to reassure companies and investors that it was not trying to decimate the country’s stocks, some on Wall Street seem to believe that the government was giving the “all-clear” sign. But I don’t think that’s…

Most investors might regard blockchain as merely the technology behind Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. They often don’t have a thorough understanding of the technology or the best ways to invest in this potentially lucrative trend. We are witnessing attractive opportunities that continue to emerge in many industries as a result of this disruptive technology.…

Investors are keeping an eye on Tencent Holdings (OTCMKTS:TCEHY) and other Chinese stocks following reports that regulators there called the various shares “spiritual opium.” TCEHY stock fell in Hong Kong on Tuesday ahead of U.S. markets open. Source: StreetVJ / Shutterstock.com Some of that reaction is already evident in Chinese stock-themed exchange-traded funds. The KraneShares CSI…

Chinese e-commerce and tech giant Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock has been on a steep decline since November. After having hit a record high of $319.32 in late October 2020, the shares have taken a hit since then. Source: BigTunaOnline / Shutterstock.com BABA stock recently saw a 52-week low of $179.67. It is currently at $195. Understandably, the…

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