Venture capitalist Neil Shen, who made the 2011 edition of the Forbes China Rich List, has added membership on a second Forbes list to his accolades:?? the 2012 Forbes Midas List. The list measures which venture capitalists are creating the best returns for their investors.?? (Click here for an explanation of Midas List methodology.) Shen, ...
James May submits: Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN) is probably the most undervalued stock on The NYSE. The company develops middle income residential properties in tier II and tier III cities in China. The stock currently trades at 2.61 X 2011 estimates and less than .4X book value.
The Midas List always has its critics. This year is no exception. When you have a list of the top 100 tech investors in a competitive industry, there's bound to be disagreement about who made it and who didn't. Here are the top gripes about FORBES' 2102 Midas List.
Ten years after the invasion of Baghdad, major American oil companies are staying away from investing in Iraq's oil resources, McClatchy's Sean Cockerham reports. Instead, many of Iraq's newest oil fields are now controlled by Chinese.
Five women were honored on this year's Midas List, Forbes' annual list of the top 100 venture capitalists. No, they're not a big group, but they're breaking down barriers for the coming generation of investors. Read on for our exclusive interviews with them.
IT is gaining ground. According to Dow Jones VentureSource, venture capitalists invested $659 million in 91 deals in 2011, up 25.5% from $525 million in 71 deals the prior year. In the first quarter of 2012, health IT companies raised $102 million, a 75% increase over the same period last year. In contrast, biopharma investments ...
For FORBES' Midas List coverage, we talk with Peter Fenton, partner at Benchmark Capital, about Dropbox and other "new" enterprise companies that disrupt traditional enterprise businesses. He also talks about Instagram and Polyvore.
By Bret Jensen:Barron's came out with their annual 10 Favorite Stocks for 2013 this weekend. Last year's list outpaced the S&P by over 4% so far in 2012. I was happy to see quite a few of my core positions on the list this year.
"Think about the IPod, for instance. It is designed in America and its 451 parts are made in dozens of different countries. But just because it is finally assembled in China, it officially counts as a Chinese import and therefore a contributor to America’s trade deficit — never mind that the Chinese add only $4 to the IPod’s $150 final value.