Good economic news has given the bulls something to cheer about, but bears point to future challenges on the horizon.
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The central bank will describe its plans for the next few months on Wednesday. The odds favor a bland announcement, which should cheer investors.
The shares are up more than 42% since reporting a huge earnings and revenue beat for the 2nd quarter. CEO Zuckerberg's stake has jumped from $13 billion to $18.8 billion.
The rally shows its strength by shrugging off weakness in Japan and worries about next week's Fed meeting. Exxon, Chevron and Whole Foods report results.
The company shows a 22% revenue gain, but it reports a small loss for its second quarter. As always, Amazon's focus is on delivering for customers with a slim profit margin.
The company says mobile advertising grew by more than a third as revenue and earnings jump. The stock tops $30 after hours.
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