It's interesting that Google's move into smartphones (Android) and mobile advertising (via AdMob) hasn't particularly helped the stock as much as it should have. Or maybe there just aren't as many believers, being that the mobile ad business is still in its infancy. But more pertinent was Google's decision to depart from China. The charts below show how potent BIDU shares have been and continue to be. With the FXI bolstered lately, rising ahead of the US market and showing its force as a premier leader, BIDU simply rises higher and higher.
AAPL vs. BIDU vs. GOOG (1-year chart, daily)
AAPL vs. BIDU vs. GOOG (6-month chart, daily)
AAPL vs. BIDU vs. GOOG (2-month chart, daily)
AAPL vs. BIDU vs. GOOG (10-day chart, 15-minute bars)