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Billionaire Jack Ma says he will go back to teaching when he retires from Alibaba this September

According to Forbes, Jack Ma is the richest man in China with a net worth of US$34.6 billion (S$47.6 billion).
Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang at the World Economic Forum in Davos, 2019.

Alibaba beats as its user base sees big growth

Alibaba's fourth-quarter results beat on both the top and bottom lines, but full-year guidance came up short.
Jack Ma presided over a group wedding for his employees.

Jack Ma told Alibaba staff to have lots of sex at a mass wedding celebration for his employees

Jack Ma made a pun on the '996' work week, which requires employees to work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week.
Jack Ma recently advocated for China's '996' workweek, amid protests from employees criticizing the schedule.

While CEOs like Jack Ma and Elon Musk praise grueling job schedules, employees around the world are demanding shorter workweeks

Here is why Jack Ma's '996' workweek may be harmful for employees, according to research.
Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma.

Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma says it’s a ‘blessing’ for his staff to work gruelling 12-hour shifts, 6 days a week

Jack Ma referred to China's "996" work hours — a 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. workday, six days a week — as being a "blessing" for young workers.
Office Depot and Alibaba's co-branded online store.

Alibaba’s opening an online store with Office Depot, as the 2 companies work to beat out Amazon as a ‘trusted, friendly’ option for ...

Office Depot and Alibaba are launching an online store aimed at American small business owners, as well as collaborating on revamped B2B services.
A man shops at an Office Depot store in New York Oct. 25, 2010.

Office Depot is surging after announcing its teaming up with Alibaba

Office Depot surged 11% Monday morning after the company announced a strategic collaboration with Alibaba, China's biggest e-commerce site.
Investor George Soros speaks during a program hosted by the New America Foundation September 13, 2006 in Washington, DC.

Here are George Soros’ biggest investments

George Soros exited holdings in some big tech names in the fourth quarter, including Microsoft, Apple, and Alibaba. The firm also cut its stakes in entertainment-related investments.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell is due to hold a news conference after the FOMC decision on Wednesday.

US stocks set to gain as investors await the first Fed meeting of 2019 and a tech earnings bonanza

Chinese stocks slipped, Europe was mixed, and US futures gained before the Fed decision. Investors are navigating a minefield of market catalysts.