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  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— 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.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 02 or percent, to $126.50. Target fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $63.81. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 62 or. 8 percent, to $76.84.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $126.90. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $76.87.

  • Jack Ma Alibaba Group during IPO at the NYSE September 19, 2014

    Alibaba shares traded as high as $99.70 in its market debut, a gain of nearly 50% above its IPO price, before paring gains.

  • Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    "I find it inspiring in a way— that tangible creativity you find in painting or performance," says the philanthropist and chairman of L Brands, the company behind Victoria's Secret, Limited and Henri Bendel.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 40 or. 3 percent, to $126.88. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 59 or. 8 percent, to $76.81.

  • How colleges can screw up your career Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    While some people flat-out lie on their resumes, thousands are probably unaware their college has them listed as not-quite graduated.

  • Early movers: ORCL, AAPL, BABA, HD, WMT, GSK & more Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse's begins its first day trading as a public company. Jubilant CEO Jack Ma stood on the NYSE trading floor Friday as eight Alibaba customers, including an American cherry farmer and a Chinese Olympian, rang the opening bell from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Wal-Mart ups holiday staffing; Target, Penney's flat Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:45 PM ET
    Target employees help customers at the checkout registers inside a store  in Torrance, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.

    Target will hire 70,000 seasonal workers this holiday, Wal-Mart 60,000 and J.C. Penney 35,000.

  • Merry Christmas! Hiring may hit dot-com boom level Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 8:32 PM ET
    A Now Hiring sign to attract seasonal employees

    Christmas season retail hiring is expected to significantly outpace the level seen in 2013.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 47 or. 4 percent, to $126.48. Target rose $1.06 or 1.7 percent, to $63.93. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 02 or percent, to $76.22.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $126.06. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $75.99.

  • Brighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl's plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000.. One after the other, a flurry of major U.S. retail and transportation companies announced sharp increases this week in the number of temporary workers they plan to hire for the holiday season.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 42 or. 3 percent, to $126.01. Target rose$. 01 or percent, to $62.87. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $76.24.

  • Business Highlights Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 43 or. 3 percent, to $126.00. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $76.16.

  • Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles. And Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, offers flu shots at more than 4,200 of its U.S. stores that have pharmacies. Robert Wergin, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, and president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 43 or. 3 percent, to $126.00. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $76.03.