Is It Time to Buy Baidu?


Baidu has been under heavy pressure recently on competition concerns as Qihoo 360 just launched its own search engine and made it the default in its popular Web browser. This move displaced Google as the default search provider, so Big G has more to lose from the switch than Baidu. Investors should also wonder why Baidu isn't more aggressive in the browser space, much like Google's Chrome browser has done wonders for the company. Even with competition, Baidu is set to continue its growth trajectory with dominating market share.

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