The Gospel according to Alibaba’s Ma: Love Amazon as Thyself

As Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma finished up his 40-minute address to the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, he took time for one question: How will the company compete in the U.S. with e-commerce giants such as Amazon and eBay?

Citi analysts thought everyone knew ‘Hold’ meant ‘Sell’

A major function of an investment bank is to get people to buy and sell securities. The way this works is pretty much that the banks’ employees get on telephones or airplanes or Bloombergs and tell clients, “Hey here is a security you should buy,” and tell other clients, “Hey here is a security you should sell.”