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Baidu, Inc. (BIDU)

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  • Sep. 2, 2011, 10:59 AM
    Baidu (BIDU -2.7%) launches a new software platform that utilizes Android's (GOOG -1.5%) OS, at the same time as it also competes with Google over mobile search and services. Baidu Yi will be preloaded on mobile phones, allowing one-click access to the company's services.
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  • Sep. 2, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: LIZ +10%. FNSR +8%. GSS +4%. HL +3%. SLW +3%.
    Losers: NFLX -10%. BAC -7%. BTU -7%. C -6%. CMO -5%. BP -5%. MT -4%. CLWR -4%. STD -4%. LVLT -4%. TS -4%. RF -4%. DB -3%. CYS -3%. DRYS -3%. AGNC -3%. S -3%. SINA -3%. CAT -3%. BIDU -3%. WFC -3%. MGM -3%. IVR -3%. ATPG -3%. BCS -3%. RAD -3%. MS -3%. ANH -3%. AMD -3%.
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  • Aug. 31, 2011, 2:45 PM
    The best way for Baidu (BIDU -3.5%) investors to guard against the risk of depleting market share is to also buy into SINA (SINA +1%), Susquehanna says. "Social media's impact will become more prominent in the next 18-24 months in China," and SINA, which runs Weibo, China's version of Twitter, "will become a significant competitor."
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  • Aug. 26, 2011, 4:36 PM
    Baidu (BIDU) gained 5% after Credit Suisse's Wallace Cheung upgraded shares to Neutral, citing better keyword pricing for Baidu's search advertising business; Cheung's index of 400 Baidu keywords is trending towards a 10% M/M improvement in September. In addition, Cheung doesn't believe CCTV's recent attacks on Baidu will have much impact.
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  • Aug. 24, 2011, 2:02 PM
    Baidu's (BIDU -2.5%) impressive 80% search market share is just one reason to be bullish on the stock, reasons a Trefis analyst. A real boost for the tech firm should occur as internet users in China use broadband and mobile to drive up search traffic and revenue.
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  • Aug. 23, 2011, 1:17 PM
    The risk trade is on today (equities are surging, gold is down, and long-term Treasurys are slightly lower). And that means high-growth, high-beta Internet and cloud computing stocks are among the day's big winners. AMZN +6.2%. RAX +6%. EQIX +6.6%. BIDU +5.9%. CRM +5.1%. APKT +6.3%. SFLY +8%.
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  • Aug. 22, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: YGE +10%. CLWR +10%. IRE +7%. AMR +6%. SNY +5%. RCL +5%. TOT +5%. HMY +5%. LVLT +5%. SODA +5%. GSK +5%. RDS.A +5%. LDK +6%. SGEN +6%. AA +4%. MCP +4%. MPEL +4%. AZN +4%. MGM +4%. UN +4%. FTE +4%. RF +4%. RENN +4%. KCI +4%. MT +4%. MOTR +4%. SAP +4%. NVS +4%. F +4%. HAL +3%. CAT +2%. AKS +3%. BIDU +3%. EK +3%. DRYS +3%. LOW +3%.
    Losers: RBS -4%.
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  • Aug. 18, 2011, 11:51 AM
    Chinese real estate servicer E-House (EJ +2.8%) records a slight miss on its Q2 EPS, but beats on revenues, with a 57% jump in Y/Y profit despite a slowdown in the Chinese real estate market. Online sales soared 116% through channel market growth and its expanded agreement with Baidu (BIDU -5%).
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  • Aug. 18, 2011, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: CNX +10%.
    Losers: GENT -20%. NTAP -14%. JASO -12%. MGM -11%. PLCE -7%. BCS -8%. CBOU -7%. LYG -7%. IVR -7%. EMC -6%. SD -6%. MPEL -5%. UBS -5%. ALU -5%. TTM -5%. CS -5%. ING -5%. IRE -5%. AVB -5%. JDSU -5%. DRYS -5%. DNDN -5%. BAC -5%. HBC -5%. YOKU -5%. PHG -4%. MT -4%. C -4%. SDRL -4%. BIDU -4%. NFLX -4%. MU -4%. DB -4%. RENN -4%. LVS -4%. BHP -4%. LVLT -4%. TS -4%.
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  • Aug. 17, 2011, 9:04 AM
    China's state-owned CCTV is continuing its attack on Baidu (BIDU), now accusing the search giant of tolerating "slanderous" posts on its message boards. CCTV has also set up a site primarily focused on criticizing Baidu's behavior. Speculation is growing over the possibility the attacks reflect broader government anger towards Baidu. (previously)
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  • Aug. 16, 2011, 2:05 PM
    Chinese video site Youku.com (YOKU -11.3%), which fell last week following Q2 results, is nosediving today in advance of rival Tudou's IPO. Tudou, which is looking to raise as much as $180M and reportedly received a buyout offer from Baidu (BIDU), was forced to discount its offering price following the market's recent decline.
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  • Aug. 16, 2011, 12:36 PM
    Baidu (BIDU) falls 5.9% after China's state TV accuses the firm of both failing to confirm advertiser credentials  - causing fake medicine ads to fool consumers - and running a rigged advertising bid process. Even before the negative report, S&P Equity cut its rating on shares to Buy from Strong Buy.
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  • Aug. 12, 2011, 8:24 AM
    A Chinese government agency estimates there were 485M Internet users in the country at the end of June, up 6.1% from the beginning of 2011. While impressive, this figure only translates into a penetration rate of 36.2%, suggesting there are still a lot of viewers for the likes of BIDU, SINA, SOHU, NTES, and YOKU to pick up.
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  • Aug. 9, 2011, 12:26 PM
    Baidu (BIDU +8.4%) opts to give up on its microblogging service after Twitter-clone rivals Sina (SINA +9.8%) and Tencent (TCEHY.PK) gain market share. An exec says the search firm will continue to explore new social networking ventures. Shares of all 3 firms follow Chinese tech stocks higher.
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  • Jul. 26, 2011, 3:38 PM
    Jeffries is reiterating a Buy rating and $200 PT for Baidu (BIDU +5.1%) following its Q2 results, arguing the company's Phoenix Nest technology is driving paid click growth. However, Morgan Stanley is reiterating an Equal Weight rating, citing concerns about rising bandwidth costs and expenses related to new ventures. (PR) (transcript)
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  • Jul. 26, 2011, 11:06 AM
    Following in the footsteps of Baidu (BIDU) and Alibaba (ALBCF.PK), Mozilla plans to develop its own mobile OS, featuring apps that run primarily on the web. In addition to the intense competition Mozilla's OS will face from Apple (AAPL), Google (GOOG), and Microsoft (MSFT), it's likely to face skepticism from those who frequently use apps while offline.
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Company Description
Baidu Inc is a Chinese language Internet search provider. The Company offers a Chinese-language search platform on its website Baidu.com.