Hot Links: Alibaba Edition

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Who are we kidding, what else matters this morning besides the Alibaba F-1 filing that hit last night? Can the Nasdaq / tech sector absorb another company with a $150 billion-plus valuation? Does anyone have room in their portfolios? In their indices?

Alibaba files for what may be biggest tech IPO (Reuters)

Alibaba Files for an IPO: Why You Should Care (BusinessWeek)

Big Profits at Alibaba, but Filing Has Gaps  (DealBook)

The Unlikely Ascent of Jack Ma, Alibaba’s Founder (NYT)

‘Unparalleled Ruthlessness’ Awaits: Jack Ma’s Letter to Alibaba Employees. (MoneyBeat)

The partners who control Alibaba are anonymous and all-powerful (Quartz)

Alibaba Avoids Facebook Miss as Mobile Focus Yields $37 Billion (Bloomberg)

The Six Banks Leading Alibaba’s Giant I.P.O. (DealBook)

The new book – Clash of the Financial Pundits – now available for pre-order!


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