• Facebook's mobile strategy is working: Pro  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    Charles Sizemore, CIO of Sizemore Capital Management, says the rise in mobile ad revenue indicated that Facebook's mobile strategy is heading in the right direction.

  • After-hours buzz: Facebook, Qualcomm and more Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:

  • Facebook earnings glow on mobile ads, video views Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:58 PM ET

    Mobile daily active users came in at 745 million on average for December 2014, up 34% year-over-year.

  • UPDATE 1-Facebook tops Wall Street revenue target in Q4 Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:24 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 28- Facebook Inc's revenue grew 49 percent in the fourth quarter, as strength in mobile advertising helped the world's largest Internet social network beat Wall Street's target. Facebook's fourth-quarter overall revenue grew at the slowest rate since the beginning of 2013, to $3.85 billion, compared to $2.59 billion in the year-ago period.

  • NEW YORK— For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices. The world's biggest online social network said Wednesday that advertising revenue jumped 53 percent to $3.59 billion for the fourth quarter—...

  • Facebook beats Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    MENLO PARK, Calif. _ Facebook Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $696 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. Analysts expected $3.79 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Facebook Q4 revenue grows 49 percent Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:07 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 28- Facebook Inc said on Wednesday its revenue grew 49 percent in the final three months of 2014, as strength in mobile advertising helped the Internet social networking company beat Wall Street's revenue target.

  • Facebook: Strong net profit and margins  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    Brian Evans, Advisor Shares; Zachary Zarabell, Envestnet; Lance Ulanoff, Mashable and FM trader Tim Seymour provide instant analysis into Facebook's quarterly earnings beat.

  • Facebook beats on top & bottom  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:01 PM ET

    Facebook is reporting EPS beat of $0.54 adjusted on revenue beat of $3.85 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Earnings squad: FB, RYL, QCOM  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:25 PM ET

    Brian Kelly, Fast Money Contributor, and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Melissa Lee look at earnings coming up this afternoon, and what investors can expect to hear.

  • Bonds hold on to gains after Fed announcement Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    U.S. government debt prices rallied on Wednesday, amid speculation about the tone of the Fed's latest policy statement, due later Wednesday.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:21 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 2.6 percent to $2.63 with 24,364,900 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose 5.7 percent to $115.31 with 136,239,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 4 percent to $26.81 with 28,955,400 shares traded.

  • Traders seek protection ahead of Facebook earnings Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 29, 2014.

    A trader made a big bearish bet on Facebook ahead of Wednesday's earnings statement.

  • Twitter vs. Facebook: Which is the best social stock?  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Scott Kessler, Head of Technology Sector Equity Research & Senior Equity Analyst, S&P Capital IQ, discusses what he's anticipating from Facebook and Twitter earnings, and which company has better long-term prospects.

  • Facebook earnings: What to watch  Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Scott Kessler of S&P Capital IQ talk about what to expect from Facebook when it reports earnings after the bell.

  • Earnings: Can mobile help Facebook keep up growth? Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    Facebook's stock is on a tear, and Wednesday afternoon it will be under pressure to continue that growth as it reports earnings.

  • Apple gives Wall Street relief, Fed, Facebook loom Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 5:24 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the NYSE as Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks on television during a June news conference.

    US stock index futures signaled a slightly higher open, with European stocks boosted early in the day after Apple smashed analyst expectations.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. The highly anticipated decision announced Tuesday will enable Yahoo to avoid paying billions of dollars in future taxes while intensifying the pressure on Mayer to prove she can...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 27- Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and nine other media companies to feature videos and articles on its mobile messaging service, a move that heightens the competition with social networks such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc.. The addition of news and entertainment content represents the latest expansion for Los Angeles- based...

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:51 PM ET

    4. Five Nights at Freddy's 2, Scott Cawthon. 5. Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon. 2. Facebook Messenger, Facebook, Inc..