Facebook shares slump as earnings disappoint. Stocks gain as the European Central Bank's president pledges to do 'whatever it takes.' Starbucks misses Street estimates. Visa and 3M results beat forecasts. Jobless claims drop.
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The major averages rise for the second straight day on guidance from Lennar and a strong pending-home-sales report. Facebook slips on mixed analyst ratings. Arena Pharmaceuticals soars after its new weight-loss drug wins an FDA OK.
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