Alibaba's Reliance on China Spooks Investors as Economy Cools

  • Shares slide as growth slows for China's top online retailer
  • Jack Ma seeking out new businesses from the cloud to services

Alibaba Earnings Beat Estimates, 32% Revenue Increase

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s earnings report tells us two important things about China’s largest e-commerce company: It’s finding growth and profit through its latest initiatives, including rural expansion, but there are signs of the slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy that’re spooking investors.

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