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Michael de la Merced

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Reporter for the Dealbook Section at the New York Times

Michael de la Merced on KCRW

Fifteen years ago, Jack Ma—the founder of China’s Alibaba—was laughed out of Wall Street.

Alibaba’s Wooing of Wall Street

Fifteen years ago, Jack Ma—the founder of China’s Alibaba—was laughed out of Wall Street.

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Shares of Facebook we initially priced at $38 a share. On the second day of trading, shares tumbled by as much as 18 percent.

Finger Pointing Follows Facebook's IPO Fiasco

Shares of Facebook we initially priced at $38 a share. On the second day of trading, shares tumbled by as much as 18 percent.

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