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Morning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday

Alibaba.com's headquarters in Hangzhou, China
Thomas Lombard | Wikipedia
Alibaba.com's headquarters in Hangzhou, China

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the Morning Six-Pack. May all your revisions be to the upside.

Alibaba is the most-hyped initial public offering since the last ultra-hyped tech IPO. In case you still aren't sure what's happening, here's a handy-dandy guide. (Mashable)

Like others of its ilk, the Alibaba offering carries risks. There are a few, though, that set this one apart. (New York Times)

IPO investment risks 101: After the lovefest following its move public, Twitter shares are more or less in freefall. (USA Today)

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will be speaking to Congress Wednesday and likely will have to explain why the U.S. dollar is getting crushed and why she's not doing anything about it. (FXStreet)

Goldman Sachs is sticking with Steve Cohen, providing a loan to the embattled hedge fund manager that is backed by his art collection. (Bloomberg)

And, finally...Oh, those celebrities and their causes. Matt Damon's so-called toilet strike earlier this year showed how far some will go to make a point. CNBC.com's Kiran Moodley has the whole story.

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