Better Buy: Yahoo! vs. Baidu

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, Jeremy and Eric pit Baidu against Yahoo! to decide which one of these Internet giants is the better buy. While Eric and Jeremy find that Yahoo!'s foreign assets are an extremely attractive reason to buy the company, Baidu has benefits of its own, such as an increasing monopoly-like market share in Chinese search.

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At the time this article was published BothEric BleekerandJeremy Phillipsown shares of no companies listed above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Yahoo! and Google.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Google, Sohu.com, Yahoo!, and Baidu. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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