Baidu (BIDU +1.8%), which inked a deal with Microsoft (MSFT) today, also got a lift from Collins...

|By:, SA News Editor

Baidu (BIDU +1.8%), which inked a deal with Microsoft (MSFT) today, also got a lift from Collins Stewart, as the firm initiated coverage with a buy rating. Given the Chinese online advertising market's rapid growth, and Baidu's ability to outgrow the market, Collins Stewart believes the company can grow "at 40%-50%+ rates for many years."