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16 largest IPOs in trading history

POSTED: 6:03 PM Feb 01 2012   UPDATED: 10:03 AM May 07 2014

China's Alibaba has filed what could be the the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. See what other companies enjoyed record-setting trading debuts.

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China's Alibaba, arguably the world's biggest e-commerce company, filed paperwork Tuesday setting the stage for what could be the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. Here's a look at 16 of the biggest IPOs in trading history:

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