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    Facebook Revenues Soar, Stock Falls

    A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC.  Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion.        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Facebook certainly isn't struggling, but Wall Street can't seem to make up its mind. The tech giant reported big earnings on Wednesday, beating analysts' expectations. Fourth-quarter revenue was $1.59 billion—showing 40 percent growth. But after the report, stock of Facebook fell more than 5 percent (it recovered later). Expectations for this quarter are already high, as mobile advertising rises and Facebooks works to become profitable in the mobile era.

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