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Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group

Alibaba’s blockbuster debut as a publicly traded stock has been everywhere leading up to Thursday’s rollout. One place it won’t be, though, is in a lot of investor portfolios. That’s because the e-commerce giant won’t be included in the biggest exchange-traded funds that normally would list a company like Alibaba. Because it is incorporated in the …


Veteran trader Art Cashin said Thursday’s rebound in the 10-year yield could indicate a stronger economy. Read MoreJeremy Siegel: Here’s what will send yields higher “It would appear that the reversal in the bond market was above internal technicals. It had gotten a little overbought at the point,” Cashin, director floor operations at the NYSE …

Nightly Business Report — May 22, 2014

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, McDonald’s meets with shareholders who want to know how the company plans to increase sales while protestors outside demand higher wages. And, why are prescription drugs so expensive and what should be done about it?

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Tonight: Hiring was surprisingly strong in February with more jobs were created than expected.
Does this signal the economy`s not only growing – but perhaps accelerating?