Alibaba Stock Has Slumped This Week. Here’s Why.

Text size Alibaba shares have slumped since the company said it would apply for a primary listing in Hong Kong. (Photo by GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images) Shares of Alibaba , the Chinese e-commerce giant, fell sharply Friday following a report that said billionaire Jack Ma plans to cede control of Ant Group. Alibaba (ticker: … Read more

Amazon and Grubhub Strike Deal to Bring Restaurant Delivery to Prime Members

Amazon.com agreed to add Grubhub to its suite of Prime services in the U.S., in a deal aimed at expanding the food-ordering company’s reach by tapping Amazon’s membership program. Grubhub’s parent, Netherlands-based Just Eat Takeaway.com NV said Amazon has an initial option to take a 2% stake in U.S.-based Grubhub, and U.S. Prime members can … Read more

The Most Valuable Business on Earth Could Be Hiding Inside Amazon

Text size Amazon has created what is arguably one of the world’s best growth businesses. Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images Amazon Web Services just might be the most valuable business on Earth. And the most undervalued. Clearly, the optimistic view of the long-term potential of AWS isn’t reflected in the current valuation for Amazon.com stock … Read more

DiDi Stock Plunges. An SEC Probe Has Alibaba and JD.com Investors On Edge Too.

Text size DiDi headquarters in Beijing AFP via Getty Images Shares in DiDi Global plunged Wednesday after the embattled Chinese ride-hailing company said it was facing a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into its initial public offering last year. Other Chinese tech stocks were dropping. American depositary receipts of DiDi (ticker: DIDI) lost 5% in … Read more

Apple Is the Last FAANG Standing

Apple is the last FAANG standing—and its earnings report this coming week could go a long way toward determining if the stock market bounces back or slides even further. As bad as this year has been for the stock market, it’s been even worse for the original FAANGs. While the S&P 500 has fallen 10.4% … Read more

Alibaba Stock Is Really Hurting. Why It Might Not Bounce Back Anytime Soon.

Text size Shares of Alibaba have notched massive declines. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Investors in Alibaba Group Holding are used to pain. But the stock is really hurting this time, falling more than 20% in just four days. Shares in the e-commerce giant were getting hit again Tuesday. Alibaba is caught up in a … Read more

JD.com Stock Sinks After Earnings Top Estimates but Revenue Growth Slows

Text size A JD.com distribution center in Beijing. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Shares of JD.com fell sharply Thursday after the Chinese e-commerce giant reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ forecasts but slower sales growth. U.S.-listed shares of JD.com (ticker: JD) declined 17% on Thursday to $51.78. JD.com reported net revenue in the quarter of … Read more

Alibaba Stock: The ‘Cheapest Company in the World’ Outside Russia

Text size Alibaba’s market value is under $300 billion, against about $1.5 trillion for its U.S. counterpart, Amazon.com. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding is probably “the cheapest company in the world” outside of Russia as investors put a high China risk premium on the e-commerce giant, according to Daniel O’Keefe, a managing director and portfolio … Read more

Alibaba’s Earnings Are Today. What to Expect.

Text size Alibaba investors had it tough in 2021. So far, 2022 is shaping up to be better. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Earnings from Alibaba  will be closely watched by investors after a tumultuous year for the Chinese tech giant, which continues to face regulatory and macroeconomic headwinds. Expectations are for Alibaba (ticker: BABA) … Read more

Opinion: Google is finally splitting its stock; will Amazon be next, leading to a Dow shakeup?

Alphabet Inc. is finally carving into its gargantuan stock price with a stock split, which leaves only one Big Tech company remaining with a huge per-share price despite an easy avenue to change it. Alphabet’s path to a stock split is more difficult than it was for Apple Inc. AAPL, -0.10%, which has split its … Read more