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Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies

If you're looking for investment opportunities, check out the twenty companies profiled here. There are a few familiar names on the list, but many more you may never have heard of.

The Week's Top Technology News

Buyouts, bum guidance, and a broadening decline for a one-time tech titan top the week in review. Go inside the stories that prompted this week's big buys and sells in the nexus between Wall Street and Silicon Valley.

10 Stocks That Are Cheaper Than You Think

There are several stocks out there that seem expensive, but only in the rearview mirror -- especially shares of fast-growing tech firms, or companies that do great business overseas. Read on to find out how to spot a stock worth buying.

Fantasy Football and Investing: How to Win

There are now tens of millions of fantasy football players, hoping that dissecting the latest details on Peyton Manning's neck or the quarterback situation in Jacksonville will give them an edge over other friends in their leagues. Sounds a lot like investing, doesn't it?

Hot Stocks for a Cool Market: Google

Summer's heating up, but apparently the stock market didn't get that memo. Still, there are plenty of places for burned investors to find respite. In...

Can Yandex Find Profits to Justify Its Hot IPO?

Russian search engine Yandex saw its IPO soar more than 55% on its first day of trading Tuesday. But while this Russian beauty managed to lure in investors with its ability to crush Google in the former USSR, some analysts are cautioning investors to temper their enthusiasm.

Meet China's Next Hot IPO

The world's most populous nation is warming up to social networking, restrictive shackles and all. Chinese social site Renren, with its 117 million users, filed to go public last week, giving stateside investors another shot to cash in on China's online revolution from the inside.

Looking for a Play on China's Middle Class? Try NIVS

NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, whose consumer-electronic products and brands are widely known in China and marketed in some 80 countries, flies under the radar in the U.S. But this it's well positioned to cash in on rising consumer spending in China.

Chinese Web Search Giant Baidu Finds Shares Soaring

The name of Chinese-language search engine Baidu means "100-times," it's living up to it, turning in a 137% stock increase for the year. It's trading at its 52-week high, mainly on positive reports about the Chinese economy, and negative ones about rival Google's troubles with the government in Beijing.

Baidu's Stock Gets a $1,000 Price Target

At least one analyst sees the stock price for Baidu, China's largest search engine, hitting $1,000 based on its stellar first-quarter earnings and net income growth of 165%. Part of that growth came at the expense of Google, which withdrew from mainland China in protest of that country's censorship policies.

Inside Job Possible in Google Cyber-Attack

Google is now investigating whether some of its own employees helped carry out the recent cyber-attack in China, which exposed Gmail accounts of U.S. companies and Chinese dissidents. News reports also say foreign reporters based in China were targeted by the hackers, too.

Google May Lose China, but Is Baidu Poised for a Fall?

As stunning as Google's threat to shut down its operations in China may be, its business in the Middle Kingdom means almost nothing to the company's bottom line. And while Baidu may win in the long run, its shares look a bit rich after today's run up.

Google Threatens to Exit China After Cyber Attack

Google may pull out of the Middle Kingdom after discovering that hackers tricked human rights activists into opening their email accounts to outsiders. As a first step, the search giant says it will stop censoring its search results in the country -- a major turnabout for Google.

Google Threatens to Leave China over Email Leak

Google may pull out of the Middle Kingdom after discovering that hackers tricked human rights activists into opening their email accounts to outsiders. As a first step, the search giant says it will stop censoring its search results in the country -- a major turnabout for Google.

Ex-Googler Lee lands in China

It didn't even take a full weekend for the former head of Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) China operation, Kai-fu Lee to find a new home. The recently...