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Investing with Chinese celebrities

Individual investors in China are easily influenced by the stars

A Hong Kong newspaper reports on Zhao Wei's stock market success in November 2015.

HONG KONG -- Forget corporate earnings and management strategies. Chinese investors have another game plan: Just watch where movie stars are putting their money and follow their lead.

This is why Zhao Wei and Stephen Chow, who teamed up for the 2001 global blockbuster "Shaolin Soccer," recently found their coattails a bit on the heavy side.

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