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Alibaba sets New York share price

Jack Ma founded Alibaba with a group of friends in 1999 (AP)

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on Wall Street.

Economy pushes stocks to new highs

Traders Gregory Rowe, left, and Robert Charmack work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (AP)

More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors, as the US stock market climbed to another record high.

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Letter: Beware this treaty as election looms

Business Secretary Vince Cable

Do I detect a General Election looming? Mr Cameron visits The Royal Welsh Show boosting support for the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Mid and West Wales.

Letter: Controlled by tyrants

With much of the Middle East tearing itself apart and threatening to spread the conflict to Britain, we can blame Blair and Bush for toppling Saddam Hussein who, albeit brutally, kept the warring factions and religious fanatics in order in a country then at peace.

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Star comment: Drive the message of danger

Lisa Thomas with a photo of her daughter Laura

There are no longer any excuses.  We all know the law. If we are caught using our mobile phones while driving, we face a minimum of three points on our driving licence and a fine of £100.

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