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  • Facebook soars on mobile ad revenues

    The world’s largest social media service climbed a staggering 29.6 percent following the release of its second quarter earnings report. Revenues, ad sales and profits all soared above expectations, erasing last year’s $157 million dollar loss. Second quarter profits reached $333 million, or 13 cents per share. Revenues climbed more 53 percent to $1.8 billion,

  • Starbucks soars on a record setting performance

    Shares of Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) traded sharply to the upside on Friday morning following a reported record setting performance after the market close on Thursday. Shares traded as high as $73.52 early in the session before pulling back slightly to the high 72’s intraday. The 7% move higher was a result of strong data and performance

  • Stocks move higher and rebound from triple digit losses

    Stocks in the US started off on the defensive as increasing inflation data in Japan eroded the Nikkei.  With Asian stocks moving lower, US futures prices declined without any economic data as an impetus to generate momentum. In Asia, Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average shed 3% amid a strengthening yen and mixed earnings results. The dollar

  • Zynga’s post earnings slide
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    Zynga’s post earnings slide

    July 26, 2013, 10:38 GMT

    After Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) reported a stellar quarter Wednesday, much of the social media space including the social gaming giant Zynga (NASDAQ:ZNGA) moved higher as a result of the exuberance. However, the move upwards was short lived for Zygna, the company reported its highly anticipated second quarter earnings on Thursday after the close. Shares almost immediately

  • Facebook drives Nasdaq higher
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    Facebook drives Nasdaq higher

    July 26, 2013, 10:26 GMT

    Stocks in the US were mixed at the open as investors eyed the enormous rally in FaceBook (NASDAQ:FB) shares.  The social media giant released better than expected earnings after the bell on Wednesday, buoying the Nasdaq 100 as the stock rallied more than 20%.  Economic data in the US continued its string of weakness with

  • Facebook’s shares soar on stellar earnings

    Shares of the social media giant, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) , moved sharply to the upside following strong second quarter results after the market close on Wednesday. The company beat analyst consensus estimates on both the top and bottom lines. Facebook posted earnings per share of $0.19 cents on revenues of $1.81 billion. These results were drastically higher

  • Ford earnings & analysis
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    Ford earnings & analysis

    July 25, 2013, 08:58 GMT

    Ford (NYSE:F) shares have performed exceptionally well this year with returns well over the gains seen within the broader markets. Share have moved to the upside by over 30% year to date on the back of strong sales outside of its European business segment. The company reported strong second quarter earnings on Wednesday morning before

  • Stocks move lower after mixed earnings results

    US stocks moved lower on Wednesday as market participants continue to absorb a plethora of earnings data.  On Wednesday both Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) released earnings that showed a divergence.  Mining activity and new exploration hurt Caterpillar while better than expected consumer demand buoyed Boeings earnings.  After the bell, on Tuesday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) ,

  • Stock market fluctuates following earnings, Fed speculation

    US stocks fluctuated Tuesday as investors weighed second quarter earnings and the future of Federal Reserve monetary policy. The S&P 500 was unable to extend its record high into Tuesday’s session, despite better-than-expected profits for companies listed under the benchmark gauge. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares declined for the second consecutive day amid slower-than-expected subscriber gains. Losses

  • Stocks settle mixed, Apple beats on earnings and revenue

    In the face of continued solid earnings reports, the US stock market has continued to rally, pushing to new highs over the past week.  On Monday, DuPont released better than expected earnings and put a strong spill on their forward looking guidance.  All eyes are on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as they release earnings after the bell