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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?

FB Earnings: The Game-Changer That Drove Revenue Up 58% in 2014

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Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) beat top and bottom line estimates today (Thursday).

Full year 2014 FB earnings revealed a 58% increase in revenue year over year ($12.47 billion). Monthly active users (MAUs) - FB's lifeblood - grew to 1.39 billion for an increase of 13% in 2014. And mobile MAUs grew 26% in the same period.

The company overcame a disastrous 2012 IPO. Now, Facebook stock is up more than 38% in the last 12 months, and nearly 150% in the last two years.

There's one reason behind FB's big turnaround, and we've been saying it for two years. In 2013, Facebook mastered an element that is crucial to social media company profits...

Facebook Earnings for Q4 Could Drive Huge FB Stock Bump

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Facebook earnings for Q4 come out today after the close, and expectations are high. The social media giant is expected to post EPS of $0.48. That's up $0.02 from $0.46 three months ago. Whisper numbers are even more bullish, with EPS coming in at $0.49.

Even if FB posts a strong quarter, will it be enough to impress investors?

Here's how FB earnings can achieve just that - and drive the stock after-hours in an Apple-like rise...

Should I Buy Facebook Stock Right Now (Nasdaq: FB)?

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If you're wondering, "Should I buy Facebook stock right now?," our expert said exactly what he'd do on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." on Wednesday...

Check it out here.

Stock Market Today Moving on FOMC, FB, and ORB News

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Good morning! Futures indicate the stock market today will open just a notch above yesterday's close, despite a rally in Europe. The markets are patiently waiting for an announcement after the close of the Fed Open Market Committee's two-day meeting. After the recent market slip - down 6.8% in less than one month - the big question is: "Will the Fed extend QE3?"

The most important number to watch today - besides the Dow - is the Federal Reserve's interest rate on fed funds, which will likely remain unchanged at a range of 0% to 0.25%.

Here's what else you should know - including your Tip of the Day - to make your Wednesday profitable:

Here's Exactly Why Facebook Stock Is a Buy (Nasdaq: FB)

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Facebook stock (Nasdaq: FB) is nowhere near its potential.

Here's why we've been touting it as a "Buy" - and 3 details from FB earnings today that prove it...

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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.

Stock Market Futures Rise Today Ahead of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Earnings

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Good morning! Stock market futures indicate a market open higher than yesterday's close. The markets are waiting for the beginning of the Fed Open Market Committee to begin its two-day meeting. After the recent market slip - down 6.8% in less than one month - the big question this week is will the Fed extend QE3?

The most important number to watch today - besides the Dow - is the earnings report from social networking giant, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB).

Here's what else you should know - including your Tip of the Day - to make your Tuesday profitable...

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Up After Hours Due to These Earnings Numbers

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A strong quarter from the world’s largest social networking giant was expected, and Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) delivered. Profit, revenue, and user count numbers were all solidly higher.

FB stock rose on the news. Here’s what Facebook is doing right...

Why Next Week's Earnings Are Critical to Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock

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Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) stock was rattled Tuesday when Fed Chair Janet Yellen singled out valuations on social media stocks as "stretched." FB stock slipped 1.08% to $67.17. Facebook shares were quick with a rebound, however, bouncing back 0.49% to $67.66 by Wednesday's close.

Next week Facebook will come under intense scrutiny again when the company reports second-quarter earnings.

Here’s a full breakdown of what analysts will be looking for in FB earnings…

Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) 2nd Annual Shareholder Meeting Highlights

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The Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock price is up 60.5% from the IPO price - so investors were thrilled at the shareholder meeting.

Here’s how it all went down.

Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock Up Ahead of 2nd Annual Shareholder Meeting

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Facebook Inc.'s second annual shareholder meeting will bring something new to the table...

This year's gathering, to be held today at the Sofitel San Francisco Bay, could get feisty as it marks the first time stockholders are able to put their own proposals up for vote.

The good news going in to the meeting is the Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) stock price is in much better shape than it was at the time of its first shareholder meeting.

Here’s what’s up for discussion this year…

Facebook Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FB) Rumored "Slingshot" App Takes Aim at Competition

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Since an unsuccessful $3 billion takeover attempt of Snapchat in 2013, Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) has been developing its own video messaging app to compete with its competitor.

Known within the company as Slingshot, Facebook has been working on the new messaging app since Snapchat rebuffed its overtures late last year, reports the Financial Times. And, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has personally been overseeing the top-secret project, according to people familiar with the matter.

Here’s why this is important to Facebook and the FB stock price.

What the F8 Conference Means for Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) Stock

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Announcements from the Facebook Inc. F8 developer conference in San Francisco Wednesday amplified the company’s recent focus on mobile - and in particular efforts to monetize mobile.

Such a strategy is just what investors have wanted to see, and it will serve as a powerful catalyst for Facebook stock.

And front and center was a new service that has the potential to double Facebook’s revenue…

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...

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