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A new wave of IPOs is building, and will answer the market's question of whether there's life after Alibaba's massive offering.
Investors go bonkers for Alibaba. The stock finally opened just before noon as buy and sell orders were getting matched.
Vivendi has closed the deal to sell its Brazilian broadband business to Spain's Telefonica for cash and shares worth nearly $10 billion.
No, Alibaba doesn't actually cure cancer; however, you would think so as some traders say it's lifting stocks ahead of its IPO tomorrow.
There are several reasons I am optimistic that Alibaba—at whatever price—will open to the upside and stay there.
Lennar's earnings beat on Wednesday, with fairly big numbers, will help the bull argument.
Alibaba reportedly plans to stop taking orders for its IPO early, an indication of sizzling demand.
The theory is that Alibaba is such a gigantic offering that it is reducing interest in other IPOs anywhere on or near the horizon.
Energy stocks are down as Brent Crude oil falls to a 17-month low amid lower demand and plentiful supply.
Alibaba's IPO is getting strong demand, raising questions whether the e-commerce giant will increase the price and size of its offering.
The 10 S&P 500 firms with the least cash, cash equivalents and investments have outperformed the market and the richest companies. USA Today reports.
Everyone is waiting to see what Apple will unveil on Tuesday, but all the heat and light will focus on two major initiatives.
Scottish independence: The new worry for equities. It has driven the pound down against the dollar.
With Alibaba finally setting a date for its IPO, there are a host of big questions to be answered.
Aside from the lack of job opportunities, Venice is beset by high taxes, slow growth and lost opportunity.
The latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey shows CFOs believe tax inversions are a good deal for shareholders and a justifiable move for companies.
If you want to see how dysfunctional Italy has become, look for further than Venice. Several major projects have yet to come to fruition.
Lofty valuations in stocks and geopolitical tensions have left some chief financial officers wary of a sharp fall in share prices.
Retailers are under pressure due to elevated promotions, nimble competitors and kids' preference of tech over clothes.
It's the biggest complaint of the trading community this year: where has all the volume gone?