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Baidu Company — How it works ?

Baidu's market cap is "only" $67 billion against $368 billion in Alibaba Group and $340 billion in Tencent. Revenue for 2017 year - $12 billion in growth 20%, EBITDA profitability - 32%. The multiplier to revenue is two times lower, than Alibaba and Tencent: one side, due to not so fast growth, but most importantly, investors are much less optimistic about future success. It could seem, that the company is "so-so", but firstly, $67 billion is seven "Yandex", and secondly, she has or has had products in major online markets, without Baidu, the entire Chinese Internet would be completely different. Separately, it can be noted, what did Baidu cost in the summer $98 billion, but Chinese companies are having a hard time due to trade wars, and IT companies too, you can write a separate article on this topic.

IPO: ALIBABA GROUP $BABA

Jack Ma creator and CEO of the Alibaba Group was born in 1964 year in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, Hangzhou city. As a teenager, he gave tours to all interested tourists for free, thereby improving your knowledge of English. After graduating from university in 1988 year, Ma became an English teacher. His knowledge was so high., that he opened his own translation agency and started working with American companies, doing business in China. IN 1995, he went to the United States as an interpreter, where he contacted his Chinese friend, who at that time lived in Seattle. There he saw for the first time in his life a personal computer with access to the Internet.. Fascinated by what he saw, Ma asked his friend to help him create a website for a translation agency., after which almost immediately began to receive emails with offers of cooperation.

50 most popular stocks in hedge funds — Rating

American analytical company FactSet has released a quarterly list 50 most popular stocks in 50 largest hedge funds. According to the study, funds increased the share of equity investments in the total investment portfolio by 9,8% in the II quarter 2014 r. It should be noted, that in the first quarter this share increased only by 1,9%. Medical companies, currently in merger negotiations, were the most attractive for investment. Hedge funds sold significant shares of International Paper and Micron Technology, the study says. Moreover, large funds parted with the securities of "several media corporations and strategic financial institutions".

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