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This Is Why Google Stock Is A Must-Own, Long-Term Winner

This Is Why Google Stock Is A Must-Own, Long-Term Winner

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We are now at the tail end of second-quarter earnings season and all four FANG stocks have reported earnings. Who was the winner in the FANG group this earnings season? Certainly not Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), which dropped 15% after reporting a rare subscriber miss. Also, certainly not Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), which dropped 20% after warning about a revenue slowdown and lower margins. What about Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN)? The e-commerce giant reported strong quarterly numbers, but AMZN stock has struggled for gains this earnings season, up less than a percent over the past two weeks. That leaves Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). The digital search giant reported strong second-quarter numbers. GOOG stock jumped more than 3% the day after Q2 earnings. Since then, GOOG stock has largely weathered bad reports...
The face behind a stock image: How I gave away my face for …

The face behind a stock image: How I gave away my face for …

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Image copyright Shubnum Khan Image caption Shubnum Khan has shared a cautionary tale as the face behind a stock image If she is not welcoming immigrants to Canada and Uruguay, Shubnum Khan is selling carpets in New York City, leading treks in Cambodia or looking for love in France.Her face has been on a McDonald's advert in China and one for sedation dentistry in Virginia.But the truth is, the South African author and artist has done none of these things.It all started in 2012 when a friend...
I’ve Made a Double-Digit Return From Baidu Stock — What’s …

I’ve Made a Double-Digit Return From Baidu Stock — What’s …

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Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ: BIDU) is one of those major Chinese internet companies that is always compared to a similar U.S. counterpart, whether it’s accurate or not. In BIDU stock’s case, it is called the ‘Google of China’. While that’s relatively accurate, just like Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) has become a diverse powerhouse due to the revenue generated by its search engine, it’s also similarly deceiving. The Chinese internet is set up differently because the government regulates it differently that the U.S. regulates its online companies. In fact, the Chinese government usually has a police officer in the big internet companies, making sure laws are being enforced. The hype of BIDU stock has been around as long as the hype for all of China’s big internet stocks has been around. And