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‘Big Bang Theory’ Ban Sinks Sohu’s Stock: China Overnight

Sohu.com Inc. sank to a one-year low in New York after China ordered the Internet company to remove the U.S. television show “The Big Bang Theory” from its website amid a crackdown on content considered offensive.

Shares of Sohu tumbled 6.7 percent to $54.10 yesterday, extending a four-day plunge to 14 percent. The Bloomberg index of the most-traded Chinese stocks in the U.S. slipped 1 percent to 97.17. Youku Tudou Inc. slumped to the lowest level since August after a search for TV show “The Good Wife” on its website generated a message saying it couldn’t be found. Baidu Inc., China’s largest Internet search engine, slid 7.4 percent.