Michael de la Merced

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

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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.

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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.

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