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Mike Khouw, CRT Capital, shares his views on Facebook stock ahead of earnings. Meanwhile Kevin Landis, Firsthand Technology Funds, says his fund owns over 620,000 shares of Facebook across two funds.
Shayndi Raice, The Wall Street Journal, discusses whether investors should be concerned about Facebook's first earnings report, after Zynga's big miss yesterday. CNBCs Kayla Tausche and Julia Boorstin, weigh in.
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In the wake of Facebook’s botched initial public offering and subsequent stock decline, pressure is building for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to post solid results when the social giant reports second quarter earnings on Thursday.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on today's market moving stories; including comments from the ECB's Draghi to do what is necessary to save the euro zone; ExxonMobil's quarterly profit jump; and the impact of Zynga's dismal Q2 numbers and Facebook, which is due to report its first earnings report today.
Take a look at some of Thursday's morning movers:
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, provides a preview of Facebook's first earnings report since going public, and discusses why he is optimistic about the social networking company and has a "buy" rating on the stock with a $41 price target.
"Europe will drive the bus, but if we get a nasty surprise in initial claims that could have a big effect," veteran trader Art Cashin said.
Zynga shares are down about 35 percent since the company reported disappointing earnings, bringing Facebook down with it, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
"We are watching the consumer," says Tyler Vernon of Biltmore Capital in discussing indications of where the market is headed.
Facebook is set to release its first quarterly earnings as a public company tomorrow, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a preview of Facebook's first quarterly results as a publicly traded company, and a look at what investors and Wall Street expect from the social media giant, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO.
Computers, smartphones and other gadgets have made life easier, but now tech firms are worried that they may be harming people.
Corporate earnings reports will compete for attention with whatever Europe throws at markets Tuesday.
Yahoo has flirted with a breakout above $16 in recent months, but it could never sustain anything north of that threshold for very long. That could be change with new CEO Marissa Mayer in charge.
In the race for digital advertising dollars, Google has been the clear winner, with its ability to customize advertisements based on what you search for. But Facebook, which customizes ads based on who you and your friends are, hopes to be a contender. An important test of how it is doing will come on Thursday, when it releases its first earnings numbers since going public, the New York Times reports.
“With a pretty surprising downturn in Europe, June was definitely a leg down for a lot of companies," one pro said. And the GDP report could be a "whack across the forehead."
With the bar set so low, technology companies had an easier time beating earnings expectations this week. But the focus now starts to shift toward the consumer.
Facebook isn't just for 'friending' anymore. The social network is also being used as a tool to fight crime, according to a recent survey.