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Alibaba Investors Backpedal as China Slowdown Saps Sales Growth

The rush that drove Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to a record U.S. initial public offering has turned into a retreat a year later as the Chinese online retailer is beset by the slowest economic growth in 25 years and a domestic stock selloff that has shaken global investor confidence.

Telefonica Aims to Weather Brazil Recession With Broadband

Telefonica SA’s growth in Brazil will probably be strong enough for the telecommunications provider to withstand the country’s longest recession since the 1930s, according to Chief Operating Officer Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete.

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Klarna Payment Solutions Join Overstock for U.S. Debut

Brian Billingsley, North America chief executive officer at Klarna, discusses partnering with for the U.S. launch of their online payment system and how the company plans to expand through 2016. He speaks on "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)

Toshiba Finds New Accounting Issues, Postpones Results

Toshiba uncovered 10 new cases of accounting problems, including at a U.S. unit, prompting it to miss a regulator’s deadline for submission of its fiscal 2014 earnings release. Bloomberg's Shery Ahn has more on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Naspers CEO Defies China Slump to Leapfrog Netflix in Africa

Bob van Dijk’s $55 billion media company gets almost all of its value from a single Chinese investment, yet he’s more concerned about attracting Africans to Naspers Ltd.’s new video-on-demand service than about China’s economic slowdown.

Warner Bros. Says DC Chief to Lead Consumer Products Unit

Time Warner Inc.’s Warner Bros. division is expanding the duties of Diane Nelson, head of the company’s DC Entertainment and video-games businesses, giving her oversight of the studio’s entire consumer products portfolio.