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  • German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses

    German union calls strikes again at Amazon warehouses
    Workers at German warehouses of online retailer Amazon.com took strike action again on Monday as labor union Verdi pressed its demands in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Verdi said in a statement it had called out workers to strike at...
  • Investing: Top picks from a top value investor

    Veteran fund manager Bill Nygren co-manages three Oakmark funds: Oakmark Fund, Oakmark Select and Oakmark Global Select. He looks for growing businesses whose stocks trade for less than he thinks a company is worth and that are run by executives who put...
  • Alibaba issues additional shares to raise IPO total to $25 billion: report

    Alibaba issues additional shares to raise IPO total to $25 billion: report
    The underwriters of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd BABA.N's IPO have issued additional shares, according to the Wall Street Journal, bringing the IPO's size to about $25 billion and making it the largest initial public offering in history. The move to...
  • Alibaba Worth More Than Facebook, Disney, Comcast After Shares Soar in IPO

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Shares of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group opened up 36% Friday over the initial offering price, giving the company a market cap of more than $225 billion -- making it worth more, at the moment, than many major...
  • As Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, stocks drift

    As Alibaba debuts on Wall Street, stocks drift
    NEW YORK — With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed. Investors watched as the Chinese e-commerce giant surged 38 percent Friday, in its first day of...
  • Concur sold to SAP for $8.3B

    Concur Technologies is being sold to business software giant SAP in a deal valued at about $8.3 billion. Founded in August 1993, Bellevue, Wash.-based Concur develops and sells software allowing companies to manage business and travel expenses. SAP,...
  • Retail investors rush to buy Alibaba IPO

    Retail investors rush to buy Alibaba IPO
    (Reuters) - The biggest initial public offering of all time appears to have finally gotten U.S. retail investors' attention. Two weeks ago, brokerage firms and financial advisers were hearing practically nothing from clients about Alibaba Group Holding...
  • Retailers ramping up holiday hiring efforts

    Wal-Mart and other retailers say they are boosting holiday hiring this year as they prep of what they hope will be a rosier shopping season. The ramp-up in temporary hiring could hit more than 800,000 workers in the last months of the year, the...
  • Alibaba to Raise Nearly $22 Billion in IPO, Biggest in U.S. History

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Chinese e-commerce and media giant Alibaba Group priced its initial public offering Thursday at $68 per share, set to raise about $21.8 billion in what would mark the biggest U.S. IPO ever, per multiple reports. The IPO values...
  • Alibaba, set for U.S. IPO, delivering boost to China's parcel services

    When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
  • Notes and notables

    Get the picture? When someone is arrested and booked, that person gets photographed. These "booking mugs" have become a part of the American culture, from ghastly celebrity pics to the burgeoning online galleries of everyday felony suspects. So we...