One man's crisis of confidence in China

Oct 2, 2023
China’s economy has not been recovering as fast as hoped for after the zero-COVID policy ended, partly due to a lack of confidence.
A bustling market in China's Liaoning province. China's economy has not rebounded as quickly as anticipated, partly because of a lack of confidence among its people.
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Why global investors ask: Where's Jack Ma?

Apr 24, 2023
For over two years, the whereabouts of one of China’s leading tech moguls has generated intense interest from the media and global investors. But is it warranted?
Jack Ma at a startup fair in Paris in 2019. Since China's crackdown on tech moguls in 2020, Ma has largely kept a low profile.
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Alibaba takes back its promise to bring 1 million jobs to the U.S.

Sep 20, 2018
Founder Jack Ma says a friendly partnership no longer exists between China and America.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma delivers a speech during the Computing Conference in Hangzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province on Sept. 19.
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Author Duncan Clark on how a former English teacher built one of the world's largest e-commerce companies

Apr 14, 2016
Alibaba is an e-commerce juggernaut that competes with the likes of Wal-Mart and Amazon.
Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma poses for a photo outside the New York Stock Exchange. 
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Will Jack Ma’s quirkiness play in the U.S.?

Sep 19, 2014
As Alibaba launches on the NYSE, we take a look at Jack Ma's antics and ambitions.

An insider's look into Alibaba and its quirky founder

May 9, 2014
One of the biggest reasons for Alibaba’s success? Its founder, Jack Ma.

Alibaba goes after U.S. IPO after ditching Hong Kong option

Sep 25, 2013
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is reportedly pulling out of a Hong Kong initial public offering, and plans to go public in the U.S. instead.

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