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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 …

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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?

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Five years after Madoff, victims of his $65 billion Ponzi scheme recall the long road back and the uncertainty that lies ahead.

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General Motors shatters the glass ceiling by naming a female chief executive – the first ever in global automotive history. How much progress has really been made for women in the workplace?

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On Capitol Hill they’re playing the blame game to find out who is at fault for the botched roll out of the healthcare exchange websites. But can the issues be fixed? Well talk to a former White House Health-care adviser to get some answers.

Today President Obama nominated Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen to replace Ben Bernanke as the chairman of the U.S. central bank.

Are home buyers beginning to feel the impact of the federal government shutdown?

Syrian President Assad’s Hidden Fortune

With interests in real estate, airlines, energy and telecommunications, the Syrian regime is believed to control a fortune worth billions.

Destroying Chemical Weapons: Easier Said Than Done?

The job of destroying Syria’s chemical weapons could take years to complete. Scott Cohn has the story.

Cantor Fitzgerald Sept. 11 Charity Day

A majority of Cantor Fitzgerald’s employees died in the 9/11 attacks. Now the firm gives back in a day that honors the memories of those who died.

Violence in Egypt Escalates

Yousef Gamal El Din has the latest on the unrest in Egypt from Cairo.

Source: U.S. Defense

Bloodshed on the streets of Egypt is delaying completion of a lucrative deal to sell Lockheed Martin F-16s to the troubled U.S. ally.

Will Egypt’s turmoil affect the U.S. defense industry?