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China Investments

How to Profit as Surge of Solar IPOs Mark Dawn of New Industry in China

By Jason Simpkins Staff Writer Of the five best-performing initial public stock offerings so far this year, three are China-based solar-energy companies. With energy prices soaring, China is making a big move into the market for solar-energy technologies. Initial public offerings (IPOs) of solar-energy firms have reached record levels this year, with at least half […]

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Pepsi 'Goes Red' in China

By Keith Fitz-Gerald Contributing Editor Sometimes it's better to invest in the hungry underdog than in the satisfied leader, and nowhere is that more clear than with Pepsi and Coke in China. In a story that received only passing coverage here in the U.S. market, Pepsi recently 'went red' in China – as in Coca-Cola […]

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Here's Why MGM is a High-Profit Play on China

By William Patalon III, MBA Managing Editor Money Morning & The Money Map Report When it comes to MGM Mirage (MGM), to borrow a phrase from an old rock-n-roll hit, "you ain't seen nothing yet." That seems to be the general consensus on Wall Street, where investors and analysts alike are salivating over the efforts […]

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China Shenhua Plans an $8.9 Billion Shanghai IPO; PetroChina a $5 billion Shanghai IPO

  From Staff Reports China Shenhua Energy Co., China’s largest coal producer, plans to raise 66.6 billion Yuan ($8.9 billion), in the biggest share sale in China in 2007. The initial public offering will sell about 1.8 billion shares on the Shanghai market for 34.99 Yuan to 36.99 Yuan a piece, the company said in […]

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How to Profit From the Dubai-China Connection

By Keith Fitz-Gerald Contributing Editor It was only back in August that I penned a report that I titled, The China Connection: Why Dubai Is Really Interested In MGM. Within that little investment treatise, I suggested that the “real” story wasn’t Dubai’s investment in MGM – as most analysts thought. It was Dubai’s interest in […]

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China Sends Pork Packing, Escalating U.S. Trade Dispute

By Jason Simpkins Staff Writer Clearly agitated by controversy related to the safety of its exports, China is striking back. Early this week, Beijing rebuffed shipments of both Canadian and American meat products, citing safety concerns. Shipments of pork kidney from the United States and spare ribs from Canada were rejected, after Chinese authorities found […]

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Shares of Baidu – "China's Google" – Surge

From Staff Reports Shares of Chinese search engine Baidu (BIDU) hit a record high yesterday (Monday) after an RBC Capital Markets analyst increased his price target for the stock on expectations for a solid third quarter, according to The Associated Press. In a note to clients Monday, RBC analyst Jordan Rohan raised his price target […]

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Dubai Plans to Boost Asia Investment by 150% Within Two Years

By Mike Caggeso Staff Writer Soud Ba’alawy, the executive chairman of Dubai World — an investment company backed by the state — said the firm would invest up to $2.5 billion in India and China over the next two years. The moves will strengthen Dubai World’s already-expanding international portfolio. But these investments are at a […]

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Analysts Wondering About Alcoa's Next Move

From Staff Reports Just what motivated Alcoa Inc (AA) to dump its stake in China's biggest aluminum company this week is not clear, but the $1.8 billion cash infusion should appease suffering stockholders while giving the aluminum giant maneuvering room. It’s only been a few months since Alcoa's hostile attempt to buy Canadian rival Alcan […]

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Alcoa Sells Chalco Stake for $2 Billion

From Staff Reports Alcoa Inc. (AA ), the biggest U.S.-based aluminum producer, has sold its nearly 7% stake in China's largest aluminum maker for $2 billion. The Pittsburgh-based Alcoa sold its interest in Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd., also known as Chalco (ACH ), for the equivalent of $2.23 a share, a 15% discount to […]

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