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Why the Facebook Stock Price Climbed 2% Today (Nasdaq: FB)

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The Facebook stock price was up more than 2% Wednesday afternoon to $89.48 amid a moderate rebound in U.S. equities.

Facebook stock had been caught in the global stock market rout of the past few weeks. After reaching an all-time high of $99.24 intraday on July 24, the Facebook stock price fell below $76 per share on Aug. 24.

Here's what to expect from the FB stock price...

Facebook Stock Price Dips Today, but Analysts Remain Bullish (Nasdaq: FB)

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The Facebook stock price has been under pressure since reporting Q2 2015 results amid some concerns about how its rapid growth pace will continue.

Analysts, however, remain bullish. At least eight firms hiked their Facebook stock price target following the results.

Here's exactly what analysts expect...

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...

What Anti-Trust Investigations Miss About Data Monopolies

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The European Commission has finally thrown down the Google gauntlet. But effectively defanging the search giant could require the EC to fundamentally reshape the nature of the search business in Europe.

The separate investigation it has launched seeks to uncover whether Google enforced anti-competitive agreements and otherwise hindered competition in the mobile devices and services market.

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...

Five Self-Made Billionaires Who Were Once Poor

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Self-made billionaires rely on their own determination, smarts, and ingenuity to get where they want to go.

Would you be willing to go door-to-door to sell your product? Or walk on stilts, eat fire, and play the accordion for pocket change? Only a handful of people would go to these lengths.

Here are five self-made billionaires who were born poor - but didn't end up that way...

Buy Yahoo Stock, Just Don’t Place Your Bets Solely on Mayer

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Those tempted to buy Yahoo stock because they see it one day dethroning the likes of Google or Facebook should be reminded of where Yahoo’s true value lies.

Especially since every small victory Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) seems to secure is invariably greeted as evidence that Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is successfully breathing new life into a struggling, once-great web portal and online services giant.

The truth is, the Yahoo turnaround has yet to happen. It’s a buy only because of this one share-price driver…

Tuesday's Hot Stocks to Watch Headlined by Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB)

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Almost 70% of U.S. companies that have reported Q3 earnings have beaten expectations. Earnings gains have been generally less than 10% - not outstanding, but good enough to reassure investors about the health of U.S. companies.

Tuesday's list of hot stocks to watch includes a social media giant, a pharmaceutical titan, a big biotech, a struggling luxury retailer, and more.

Here's today's full list of all seven stocks to watch for earnings reports.

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Shakes Off Privacy Issues

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Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock has climbed 161% in just one year - a great reversal from its 53% tumble in the first three months of trading.

Facebook stock's rebound is one reason investors were praising Facebook Founder and Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg at the recent shareholder meeting, in addition to FB's recent buying spree.

But now Facebook is facing something that Zuckerberg may not be able to deal with so easily...

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) Buys Moves App to Compete in Fitness Tracking

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To add to its string of significant acquisitions, Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) has purchased Moves, a free app that logs users' daily exercise and fitness routines.

It also keeps track of places visited, with a map showing where users have been throughout the day and how they got there.

Here's how the Moves app will keep Facebook highly competitive among its rivals...

The Two Prime Contenders For Upcoming Social Media IPOs


With Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock now surging after its 2012 initial public offering disaster (investors have enjoyed a 140% return over the past nine months), excitement over upcoming social media IPOs is higher now more than ever.

Of all the potential upcoming social media IPOs this year, two stand out - both are well-established and stable companies with overwhelming public popularity.

Here's a look at these two companies that may debut this year...

Why Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Is Down Today

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Why the sudden slip in Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock?

Shares of the social networking leader slipped some 5% intraday Friday to $56.50. That followed a 5.15% drop on Thursday. The recent slump has nearly wiped out all of 2014's gains and leaves shares close to FB's Jan 2 opening price of $54.83.

While FB shares are still up a modest 5% year to date, they sit roughly 20% off the highs hit less than a month ago.

Why Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Buying Oculus Is Smart Move


Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) announced yesterday (Tuesday) that it plans to purchase the virtual-reality company Oculus VR Inc. for $2 billion.

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has pegged virtual reality as the "platform of tomorrow," and that's what led to the purchase. Still, some analysts are turned off by Facebook's $2 billion commitment.

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Why Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Is Buying Oculus VR Inc. for $2 Billion


Facebook's shopping spree continued this week with the purchase of Oculus VR. But what on Earth is the world's largest social media outfit going to do with a company that makes virtual reality goggles?

You have to know that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a plan...

Why This Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Acquisition Means Huge Profits

When Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) recently announced it was buying the messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion, it touched off an avalanche of controversy and criticism.

We saw comments from the usual market pundits and stock jockeys. But with WhatsApp - thanks to the unique name, and the immense purchase price - even the late-night comedians stepped up.