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Softbank clears the decks by paying down (some) debt

Softbank clears the decks by paying down (some) debt

Update June 7. Softbank (SFTBY) continues to pay down debt. The Japan-based telecommunications and Internet venture capital investor plans to sell part of its stake in Alibaba (BABA) for $10 billion, and its shares in GungHo Online Entertainment, a Tokyo game...
Buy Alibaba

Buy Alibaba

I’m adding the ADRs of Alibaba (BABA) to my Jubak’s Picks portfolio today ahead of the company’s report of fiscal second quarter 2016 earnings tomorrow before the New York market opens. The units are up 30% from September 29, but September 29 marks the low for the...

Buy Baidu (BIDU)

Doing some catch up on this stock. I added Baidu (BIDU) to the Jubak Picks 50 long-term portfolio http://jubakpicks.com/jubak-picks-50/ on January 18, but this is the first time I’ve had an opportunity to explain why in detail or to actually add it to the portfolio....

Buy Baidu (BIDU)

Shares of Baidu (BIDU), China’s leading Internet search provider, have been drifting lower since a November 11 high of $114.10—until yesterday. As of the close in New York, the shares had moved up to $101.25, a 2.5% gain on the day. The most recent part of the price...

Google's China troubles not so great for Baidu?

Troubles at Baidu (BIDU)? Traders jumped into shares of  Baidu last week on the theory that Google’s (GOOG) troubles in China—and the likely shutdown of the company’s Chinese search engine—would be good news for the biggest domestic search company. Today they seem to...