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Alibaba’s New York debut

By Ben Walsh
March 19, 2014

Alibaba, the Amazon, eBay, and Paypal of a country with 618 million internet users, is going public. The company will raise around $20 billion at an approximately $150 billion valuation, with the roadshow scheduled to begin March 25; the underwriting banks are expected to make $400 million in fees on the deal.

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McCarthyisms

By Ben Walsh
March 18, 2014

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Take that, copper!

By Ben Walsh
March 13, 2014

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America’s job market: still not good enough

By Ben Walsh
March 11, 2014

On Tuesday morning, the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLTs) data showed that the rate of hiring, turnover, and the number of open jobs was basically flat.

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The London Eye

By Ben Walsh
March 10, 2014

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Finding Nakamoto

By Ben Walsh
March 6, 2014

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How Mt Gox died

By Ben Walsh
February 28, 2014

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Griffindor

By Ben Walsh
February 20, 2014

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$10.10 wins

By Ben Walsh
February 19, 2014

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The disturbing rash of finance suicides

By Ben Walsh
February 18, 2014

There's been a spate of suicides among current and former finance workers recently. Earlier today, a 33 year-old committed suicide by jumping from the roof of JP Morgan's Asia headquarters in Hong Kong.