Jim Chanos warned of risks to China's economy just as Alibaba held its record IPO.» Read More
Left largely unspoken, though, are the deep worries in India over Chinese maneuvering in the Indian Ocean, where New Delhi's years of dominance is being chipped away by billions of dollars in aid from Beijing and gargantuan Chinese construction projects.
THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest U.S.-listed IPO in history after the IPO of credit card processing company Visa in 2008. If Alibaba's investment banks were to exercise their option to sell an additional 48 million shares, it could make Alibaba's IPO the biggest in the world, beating out the $22 billion IPO of Agricultural Bank of China in 2010..
NEW YORK— Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed more than 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited potential for growth and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
The IPO, which vaulted Alibaba founder Jack Ma into the ranks of tech billionaires like Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, sets the stage for the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut to expand in the United States, Europe and Asia. Alibaba's closed price of $93.98 gave the company a market cap of $231 billion.
Anne Stevenson-Yang, J Capital Research, has two problems with Alibaba: the size and its growth. Duncan Rolph, Miracle Mile Advisors, thinks these are valid concerns, but sees high growth potential for the company.
Alibaba's IPO puts the spotlight on other Chinese Internet players. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports how other Chinese Internet IPOs have performed.
Discussing Alibaba's hands on approach for its IPO, with Art Cashin of UBS; Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities; and Ilya Grozovsky, SPQR Capital senior research analyst.
Discussing investing in Chinese companies, and the outlook for Alibaba, with Ilya Grozovsky, SPQR Capital senior research analyst.
*Copper eyes flat week after 3 weeks of falls. LONDON, Sept 19- Copper steadied on Friday and ended the week flat, breaking a string of three straight weekly declines, as some investors bet a recovering U.S. economy would boost metals demand.
Jeff Papp, Oberweis Asset Management, discusses Alibaba Jack Ma's comments at the NYSE on his company's IPO day regarding trust.
FMHR trader Jon Najarian discusses how he played Alibaba's opening trade. He is out of the trade now, but will absolutely get back in. Also, how to play Yahoo using options.
Former interim CEO at Yahoo Ross Levinsohn, provides perspective on the value of Alibaba's stock, as well as for Yahoo going forward.
"Fast Money Halftime Report" trader explains why he is not a buyer of Alibaba today.
Cantor Fitzgerald's Youssef Squali provides perspective on Alibaba's opening trade of $92.70, and the way it's trading so far.
Former Yahoo COO Dan Rosensweig, discusses the pressure facing Alibaba's Jack Ma from China to succeed.
"Fast Money Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian explains how he got in on Alibaba's IPO, and why investors flocked to the stock.
Reflecting on the methodical IPO process for Alibaba, with Barclays' Pat Murphy, and NYSE head of global listings Scott Cutler.
Dan Niles, AlphaOne Capital Partners, dissects Alibaba's opening trade, and provides his short- term and long-term play on the company.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon provides insight to Alibaba's ant mascot, and how the company and China view Alibaba as a company and its executive chairman Jack Ma.
Alibaba has opened at $92.70 after pricing its IPO at $68. NYSE head of global listings Scott Cutler analyzes the rapid opening trades, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.