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A peek into the cave

Alibaba's big reveal: high growth, odd governance
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 06:00

THERE are two things to know about Alibaba, which filed for an initial public offering in New York on May 6. First, China's dominant e-commerce company is huge, and could be even bigger. Second, new investors will have little say in how it is run - the founders are keeping a firm grip. Last year