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Baidu: Negative Net First Time in 14 Years

Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) reported negative net profit for the first time in fourteen years, which pushed the stock down by 16%. Hailong Xiang, the Senior Vice President who had been running the company since the IPO, resigned, his post being taken by Dou Shen, the former Mobile Product Vice President. This proves that the current company's scheme got obsolete and does not yield enough profit; Baidu is now likely to get mobile-oriented.

Workhorse: When a Single Tweet is Enough to Get Famous

Popularity is a thing that sometimes comes up all of a sudden, when you are not expecting it at all. Workhorse (NASDAQ: WKHS) was not known by the general public a week ago, but no sooner had Donald Trump mentioned it in his Twitter, its trading volume rose from 200k to 49M shares over a single session (FB, for instance, has an average of 13M), while the stock price went up by over 200%. The Workhouse management was probably not quite ready for such an explosion in popularity, with the company website being completely down.

Buffett Increasing His Delta Airlines Share

Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL) is one of the largest US air companies. Founded in 1924, it is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The company owns 893 airplanes, all used for passenger shipping. Thankfully, Delta has never used Boeing 737 MAX 8, which is now under temporary ban after the accident in Ethiopia, which means the number of flights is not going to be reduced.