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  • Alibaba sinks 4.5% in post-IPO trading @ USA TODAY - 9 minutes ago

    Alibaba selloff pushes stock down 4.5%

  • InPlay from Briefing.com Briefing.com - 26 minutes ago

    InPlay from Briefing.com

  • These 3 Biotech Stocks Just Hit New Highs Benzinga - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrials are again hitting new highs. And every time a new high is hit, skepticism seems to grow. The question continues to come up, “How much higher can the stock market go?” ...

  • Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded down 0.33 percent to 17,222.49 while the NASDAQ dropped 1.21 percent to 4,524.24. The S&P also fell, declining 0.69 percent to 1,996.56. Leading and Lagging ...

  • Yahoo! (YHOO) shares are down $2.51, or 6%, at $38.42, as Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) slips from its first day close on Friday of $93.89 to a recent $90.51. Alibaba shares are down $3.96, or 4%, at $89.93. Note that my colleague Andrew Bary wrote a piece in this week's print Barron's Magazine arguing that Yahoo! is the …

  • Following the market opening Monday, the Dow traded down 0.14 percent to 17,255.56 while the NASDAQ dropped 0.56 percent to 4,554.24. The S&P also fell, declining 0.35 percent to 2,003.34. Leading and ...

  • 24/7 Wall St. has screened the Baird top financial picks for stocks that have perhaps the biggest upside from current trading levels.

  • The long-awaited Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) IPO debuted Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares of Alibaba opened the trading session at $92.70 and quickly spiked to a high print of ...

  • These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations covered by 24/7 Wall St. for Monday, September 22, 2014.

  • Alibaba boosts IPO size to world record $25bn @ Financial Times - 10 hours ago

    Alibaba has secured its place as the world's largest-ever stock market flotation, after the Chinese ecommerce company exercised an option to sell extra shares. The company has chosen to sell more shares, ...

  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know Associated Press - Sun, Sep 21, 2014 1:19 PM EDT
    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

  • AdviceIQ: 3 key dividend dates @ USA TODAY - Sun, Sep 21, 2014 8:03 AM EDT

    You need to know why these are important: Date of declaration, date of record and date of payment.

  • 3 Steps to a More Fed-Proof Portfolio The Fiscal Times - Sun, Sep 21, 2014 5:45 AM EDT

    “Committee participants want to make sure that we have the flexibility — that the committee has the flexibility to respond to unfolding developments,” Fed Chair Janet Yellen said primly at her press conference this past Wednesday. Above all, Yellen argued, the Fed doesn’t want to be “locked into” any kind of forward guidance …

  • A Wrap Up Of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's First Day Benzinga - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 2:47 PM EDT

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) opened for trading Friday while the world watched. Everyone wanted to know how the largest U.S.-listed IPO would fare on its first day of trading. A record-setting ...

  • The IPO Pace Speeds Up Again Following the Alibaba Show @ 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 9:25 AM EDT

    Two IPOs scheduled for last week did not materialize, and the calendar for next week includes 11 new IPOs, meaning we could see 13 new issues next week.

  • Insider Selling Mounts as Markets Hit All-Time Highs @ 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 9:20 AM EDT

    At 24/7 Wall Street we keep a close watch on insider selling and report it weekly to our readers.

  • Top Insider Buying This Week Features Familiar Faces @ 24/7 Wall St. - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 9:15 AM EDT

    This past week, regular buyers returned and some executives took advantage of a price dive to load up on company stock.

  • Alibaba's IPO debut roars, shares soar 38% @ USA TODAY - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 6:47 AM EDT

    After delay, Alibaba surges 38% in first day of trading.

  • [$$] 13D Filings @ Barrons.com - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 3:51 AM EDT

    13Ds are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 10 days of an entity's attaining a greater than 5% position in any class of a company's securities. Subsequent changes in holdings or intentions must be reported in amended filings. Source: InsiderScore.com On Sept. 12, Gamco Investors (GBL) sent a letter …

  • [$$] Sizing Up Microsoft's Payout @ Barrons.com - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 3:49 AM EDT

    Big tech companies sit on mountains of cash, and investors continue to clamor for a bigger chunk of it. The world's No. 1 software manufacturer, Microsoft had $86 billion in cash at last count. Founded ...

  • [$$] Five Questions You Must Consider @ Barrons.com - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 3:47 AM EDT

    Tom Sosnoff was a top index trader at the Chicago Board Options Exchange and later founded thinkorswim, which was named Barron's No. 1 online brokerage in 2010. Not long afterward, TD Ameritrade bought his options-focused firm. Stocks are high, but the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is low. Consider VIX call spreads.

  • [$$] Breaking the Buyback Habit @ Barrons.com - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 3:45 AM EDT

    Does the stock market need share buybacks? As my colleagues at The Wall Street Journal pointed out last week, U.S.

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Associated Press - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 12:55 AM EDT
    Jack Ma, center, founder of Alibaba, raises a ceremonial mallet before striking a bell during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 in New York. The stock is to start trading Friday under the ticker "BABA." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NEW YORK (AP) — 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.

  • [$$] Follow Up @ Barrons.com - Sat, Sep 20, 2014 12:01 AM EDT

    Review | Preview Alibaba Group lived up to the hype as shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant debuted with a bang on Friday, finishing the session at $93.89, up 38% from the initial public offering price of $68. With a market value of $231 billion, Alibaba now is the 15th-largest company traded in the U.S stock market, …

  • We'd heard that the US IPO for Chinese company Alibaba could be among the biggest ever, and it did not disappoint. Closing at a stock price of $93.89, it raised $21.8 billion for the company and is the ...

  • Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 9:13 PM EDT

    Alibaba Holding Group's initial public offering was a monster success, roaring out of the gate Friday at a 38% premium to its offer price, sucking $21.8 billion into the Chinese online powerhouse's coffers....

  • How did Alibaba's resounding stock market debut compare? @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 6:19 PM EDT

    Alibaba’s stock popped resoundingly during its New York Stock Exchange debut Friday, suggesting that the Chinese online shopping middleman could have raised billions of dollars more during its initial ...

  • Why Alibaba IPO fared much better than Facebook's IPO @ USA TODAY - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 5:52 PM EDT

    Alibaba and its banking team played its road show superbly, creating the biggest IPO ever.

  • Alibaba's IPO banks split $250m fee pool @ Financial Times - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 5:30 PM EDT

    Banks working on Alibaba's initial public offering stand to split fees worth more than $250m after a successful first day trading of the Chinese internet company's stock. The main fee pool was 1 per cent ...

  • Alibaba surges in trading debut Reuters - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 5:28 PM EDT
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma gives a thumbs up as he arrives to speak to investors at an initial public offering roadshow in Singapore

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's (BABA.N) shares are expected to surge in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than hoped lined up orders to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history. Floor traders at the New York Stock Exchange were getting set for the stock to begin …

  • Smooth debut for Alibaba after biggest U.S. IPO ever @ Los Angeles Times - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 4:59 PM EDT

    Alibaba Group came out with a monster roar Friday as its shares began trading at $92.70, up more than 36% from its IPO price of $68. The rest of the day was relatively stable for the new stock, analysts ...

  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO Associated Press - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 4:49 PM EDT
    FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, photo, shows a sign in front of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo's latest windfall will be delivered with Alibaba’s record-setting IPO Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, which is expected raise more than $24 billion for the e-commerce company and its early backers. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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.

  • What Alibaba's IPO Means for Highly Skilled U.S. Workers @ BusinessWeek - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 4:39 PM EDT

    MBAs will be in greater demand as Alibaba and Chinese tech companies compete with Western companies for young talent

  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. surged in its U.S. The Chinese company's shares rose 38 percent to $93.89 in New York today, after the IPO was priced at $68. The e-commerce company, which started in 1999 with $60,000 cobbled together by founder Jack Ma, is now valued at $231.4 billion. Alibaba has profited from China's burgeoning …

  • Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO Entrepreneur - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 2:51 PM EDT
    Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

    Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.

  • [$$] Alibaba: Should You Buy? @ Barrons.com - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 2:27 PM EDT

    Things end well for the Ali Baba of folklore, who walks away with untold riches. It's unclear if investors who buy into the Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba will get a happy ending as well. Alibaba's (BABA) long-awaited initial public offering raised $21.8 billion at $68 a share, up from an original range of $60 to $66 …

  • 2 IPO ETFs Set To Add Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Benzinga - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 2:26 PM EDT

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) debuted on Friday morning to much fanfare from investors. In addition to affecting  social media users and analysts , the IPO could also have an impact on two ETFs ...

  • Chinanet Online Holdings Inc  (NASDAQ: CNET ) +130% - In the wake of the Alibaba IPO, shares surged on report of discussions with Alibaba’s Taobao. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) +37% - Shares ...

  • What’s next for Yahoo after Alibaba IPO? @ San Jose Mercury News - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 2:04 PM EDT

    Alibaba shares are up, Yahoo shares are down. How is Yahoo — which owns nearly a quarter of Alibaba — being affected by Alibaba’s IPO today? In the run-up to the Alibaba IPO and Yahoo’s expected windfall, ...

  • [$$] History of IPOs Suggests Heartache Follows the Pop @ Barrons.com - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 2:01 PM EDT

    The public offering of Alibaba is a 21st century version of the China consumer dream. At the dawn of the industrial revolution in the 18th century, the British imagined that the textile mills of Manchester would whir forever if they could just "add an inch of material to every Chinaman's shirt tail." In the early 20th …

  • LinkedIn Corp Shares Testing Short-Term Patience Of The Bulls Benzinga - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 1:09 PM EDT

    LinkedIn Corp (NYSE: LNKD ) shares appear to be vulnerable in the very short term, but the overall picture still looks good for the bulls. Here is a recap of Benzinga's last report on LinkedIn from September ...

  • Alibaba Opens at $92.70, Climbs to $99.70, Backs Off to $92.20 @ Barrons.com - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 12:46 PM EDT

    Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) shares have opened at $92.70, up almost 40% from the price last night of $68. The stock continues to climb, up $27.08 at $ 95.08. Update: At 11:59 am, the price has quickly ...

  • Hedge funds snubbed in Alibaba IPO allocation CNBC - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 12:12 PM EDT
    Hedge funds snubbed in Alibaba IPO allocation

    Many hedge funds that placed orders for shares in Alibaba's initial public offering received woefully small allocations, highlighting the ultra-selective process.

  • Alibaba's Debut: Slow and Successful @ BusinessWeek - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 12:10 PM EDT

    NYSE took its time to get the Alibaba IPO right

  • CNBC's Bob Pisani just reported from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange that the order book for Alibaba Group Holding's (BABA) IPO is indicated to possibly open in a range of $80 to $83, well above the $68 price set last night. The market makers at NYSE tells Pisani the initial order volume is 30 million shares. …

  • GWG Holdings, Inc., a leader in the emerging secondary life insurance market, announced today the pricing of its registered initial public offering of its common stock at a public offering price of $12.50 ...

  • Who's Cashing In on Alibaba's IPO @ BusinessWeek - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:58 AM EDT

    Alibaba's largest shareholders sold a combined total of $11.1 billion worth of shares in the company's initial public offering

  • Alibaba launches largest IPO in U.S. history, steps up as Silicon Valley competitor @ San Jose Mercury News - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    Chinese Internet juggernaut Alibaba shone in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, as the company takes the title of the largest public offering in the United States and the world's ...

  • Alibaba becomes world's largest IPO @ San Jose Mercury News - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    Chinese Internet juggernaut Alibaba popped 36 percent in its trading debut on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, trading shares at $92.70 and becoming the largest IPO ever.

  • Analysts: Alibaba could begin trading at $84 to $87 @ San Jose Mercury News - Fri, Sep 19, 2014 10:45 AM EDT

    Chinese Internet juggernaut Alibaba is set to make history on Friday when the globe-trotting company goes public in the largest IPO on a U.S. stock exchange, solidifying China's place as a world leader ...

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