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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.

Chinese Firms Will Be IPO Fixtures in the U.S. in 2011

Look for Chinese companies to keep the U.S. IPO pipeline primed in 2011, coming off a year when they accounted for nearly a third of U.S. offerings. But they'll be less prominent on private exchanges like SharesPost, Second Market and Xpert Securities.

Chinese Internet IPOs: The Case for DangDang

Among the Chinese Internet companies recently listing on U.S. exchanges, online video site Youko and e-tailer DangDang have gotten the most attention. Both present risks for investors, but it seems clear that DangDang's longer-term prospects are based on a sounder footing.

A Love Story That Could Break Investors' Hearts

The Chinese online-video site had the strongest first-day rally of any company on a U.S. exchange since China's Baidu in 2005. But the flip side to promise is risk -- and the risks of pinning big hopes on Youku are also big.