The Alibaba IPO

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  • Tencent Holdings Ltd. WeChat has taken China by storm in just three years, allowing its more than 300 million users to send text, photos, videos and voice messages over smartphones, find each other by shaking their devices.

    In Alibaba's exhaustive IPO prospectus (319 pages plus the index), only two competitors are mentioned by name: Tencent and Baidu.

  • Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.

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  • Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

    Asked what the next 15 years held for the company, Ma told an audience at Morgan Stanley he would continue to fight "for the little guy."

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    Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant behind what could be the biggest tech IPO in U.S. history, has begun courting investors.

  • The logo of Yuebao, an investment product of Alibaba's online payments platform Alipay, displayed on a smartphone in Shanghai.

    Alibaba has received enough orders for its initial public offering to cover the entire deal within just two days of its launch, people familiar with the IPO process said.

  • Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in China.

    Sagework's Brian Hamilton explains why he thinks the Alibaba IPO is a good buy.

  • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. apps.

    With Alibaba's massive initial public offering coming down the pike, the company's own global ambitions are becoming more apparent.

  • Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. Yahoo

    Rob Sanderson, MKM Partners managing director, sees a "bright future" for Alibaba, and discusses the trade for Yahoo.

  • People walk through Alibaba.com Ltd.'s headquarters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

    Discussing the mechanics behind Alibaba's IPO, with David Menlow, IPOfinancial.com president.

  • Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks during a news conference in Tokyo.

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Alibaba will set its IPO price in the range of $60 to $66 per share. Eric Jackson, Ironfire Captial provides insight.

  • Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

    The FM traders share the best way to play the Alibaba IPO.

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