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Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Joins Top 10 Companies by Market Cap

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Thanks to a robust FB stock rally Monday, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) bumped Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) out of the 10 companies by market cap.

How did FB do it? And what are the top companies by market cap?

Get all those answers here...

What Is the Facebook Stock Price Today After Shareholder Meeting?

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The Facebook stock price today was relatively flat after the company's shareholder meeting Thursday, where Facebook unveiled its reality headset.

One proposal at the meeting could have reduced CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control over FB stock.

Keep reading for the result...

Facebook Stock Price Today Has More than Doubled – With Room to Run

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On Monday, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) celebrated its three-year anniversary as a publicly traded company. A celebration was indeed in order.

The Facebook stock price today is trading around $80. That's a 110% climb from FB's $38 IPO price.

And just look at how much higher it has to go...

EBAY, FB, GM, CAT, GOOG Earnings Buzz in Stock Market News Today

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In stock market news today, April 23, 2015, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 21-point decline from Wednesday's close.

The DJIA slid 60 points as corporate earnings continue to show the effects of a strong U.S. dollar. The dollar has surged more than 9% year to date and punished companies with a broad international focus and reliance on overseas sales. The Nasdaq moved 19 points higher on news of a proposed biotech merger.

Here's what's in focus today as earnings reports continue to roll in...

3 Charts Reveal Facebook Stock Doubled with This Single Strategy (Nasdaq: FB)

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Facebook stock (Nasdaq: FB) has more than doubled since its May 25, 2012 IPO. The social media king has crushed Nasdaq returns by 54% since the debut, and by 26.79% last year alone.

What's fueling Facebook's generation of a $231 billion market cap?

These three charts reveal FB's booming success comes down to just one strategy...

Will FB Earnings for Q1 2015 Beat Estimates?

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Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB), the world's top social media site, is scheduled to report Q1 2015 results Wednesday after the close.

With FB earnings, Wall Street is looking for earnings per share (EPS) of $0.40. That estimate hasn't changed over the last three months.

But can Facebook beat it?

How Does Facebook Make Money?

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Facebook stock (Nasdaq: FB) crushed Nasdaq 100 returns by 26.79% last year, and by 54% since it went public in May 2012.

To understand what's fueled this rise, we answered a key question: "How does Facebook make money?"

It comes down to a trick Facebook figured out in 2013...

[CHART] See the Latest M&A Deals from AAPL, AMZN, FB, GOOG, and YHOO

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Tech M&A deals are so commonplace now they often come and go with little fanfare. Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) alone has acquired 44 companies since 2000. Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) has gobbled up more than three times that, with 144 buys in the last 15 years.

These deals are actually changing our lives - perhaps more than we realize. For instance, Google bought mobile software Android in 2005. Now, Android smartphones account for 78.4% of global market share. There are 76 million Android users in the U.S. alone.

Here are five charts that show the recent M&A deals from American tech sweethearts Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Yahoo!, and Google.

In another year or two, chances are some of these buys will have changed the way we live...

Facebook Company Stock Price (Nasdaq: FB) Could See 18% Upside

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Facebook company stock price just got another bullish signal with an upped one-year target from analysts.

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) shares have been on a tear over the last several months, and analysts expect more upside. Then Thursday, Citigroup analyst Mark May raised his 12-month price target on Facebook to $97 from $91. That’s an 18% upside from where FB presently trades.

Here’s a closer look at where the Facebook stock price is headed…

Facebook F8 2015 Kicks Off Today – Here Are 3 Game Changers to Watch

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Facebook F8 2015 is officially underway.

The annual two-day developer conference has attracted more than 2,000 developers from around the world. Each wants to know if Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg has any game changers in store.

We're watching for game changers to come out of at least one of these three categories...

Facebook Stock Price Today Makes It No. 16 for Market Cap – and Climbing

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The Facebook stock price today is up 0.32% pre-market to $84.43. Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock hit an all-time high yesterday, March 23. FB climbed 0.81%, or $0.68, to close at $84.48, while the three major benchmarks closed in the red.

FB shares are up 8.28% year to date. Last week the Facebook stock price had its biggest weekly gain in eight months.

Check out how FB's new market cap ranks among the market's biggest:

Stock Market Today Moving on News from AAPL, FB, and BABA

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Good Morning!Futures for the stock market today forecasted an 85-point decrease for the Dow Jones from yesterday's close.

What to Watch Today: Later this afternoon, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will announce the central bank's interest rate decision at 2:30 p.m. Although the FOMC is not expected to increase interest rates, the markets will be looking for clues from Yellen's press conference on a timeline for changes in monetary policy.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Wednesday:

Why the Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Price Will Double by 2018

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Wall Street just doesn't understand the incredible opportunity that the Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock price represents.

This is a great long-term tech play that can really boost your portfolio. And Facebook stock could double to $161.36 a share in the next three years.

Here's exactly what's behind this social media juggernaut and why its stock will double by 2018...

This Leading Tech Stock Will Double by 2018

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We’re convinced this leading tech stock will double by 2018. And when it does, it will yield triple-digit gains.

Of course, Wall Street doesn’t think so. The Street doesn’t recognize the vital role this stock plays in the mobile revolution. But we do.

Here’s why this industry leader is clearly on a path to doubling its share price in just three short years…

Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Targets at $91 on Whopping Instagram Valuation

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Analysts just reiterated their 12-month price target for Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) at $91. That's a near 12% increase from where FB stock trades today.

The target is in a large part thanks to Facebook's photo sharing arm, Instagram, which is presently worth a whopping $33 billion, according to industry experts.

Here's an in-depth look at the immense value Instagram now brings to Facebook and to FB stock...

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