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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut
Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
Sep 20, 2014 | 6:20 AM
As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift
With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.
Sep 20, 2014 | 3:20 AM
Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO
Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.
Sep 20, 2014 | 3:20 AM
Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July.
Sep 20, 2014 | 3:20 AM
Nordstrom opens first store in Canada
The Seattle retailer’s international debut in Calgary is its first step into a country whose consumers have shown they like Nordstrom, but also bring high expectations that have badly stung some U.S. merchants.
Sep 20, 2014 | 1:20 AM
For Alibaba, a roaring trading debut as stock surges 38 percent
Alibaba had raised $21.8 billion in its hotly anticipated IPO, the largest in U.S. history. The stock, trading under the ticker name BABA, was bouncing Friday from a high of nearly $100 to a low of just above $90.
Sep 19, 2014 | 11:19 PM
Review: Devices, apps act like one under Apple’s iOS 8
Apple’s new iOS 8 software comes with plenty of new functionality, while last year’s iOS 7 offered cosmetic changes and new gesture controls.
Sep 19, 2014 | 11:19 PM
Startup teams up with brewery to quickly detect taste-spoiling bacteria
A Pennsylvania brewery is teaming up with a life-sciences startup to get important results — within hours instead of days — of a test that will detect taste-spoiling bacteria.
Sep 19, 2014 | 11:19 PM
Stocks rise slightly at midday as Alibaba debuts
Stocks rise slightly at midday as Alibaba debuts NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher at midday after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market.
Sep 19, 2014 | 11:19 PM