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In Silicon Valley, the 'Recovery' Has Left Many in the Dust

The Silicon Valley is adding jobs faster than it has in more than a decade. Stocks and fortunes are soaring. But bleaker records are also being set: Food stamp participation just hit a 10-year high and homelessness rose 20 percent in two years. Simply put, while the ultra-rich are getting even richer, record numbers of Silicon Valley residents are slipping into poverty.

Facebook 4Q Results Surpass Expectations, Stock Still Falls

Facebook's fourth-quarter financial results surpassed Wall Street's expectations, but its stock is dipping lower in extended trading. The social networking company earned $64 million, or 3 cents per share, in the October-December period.

What's Facebook's Secret? Company Tells All Today

Facebook's mystery "press event" on Tuesday could reveal a more robust search feature that would intensify the competition between the social networking giant and its rival Google. Facebook is holding the event at 10 a.m. at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters.

5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

From eBay stepping up with its latest financials to Facebook showing off its latest clever ideas, there will be plenty of news breaking in the coming days. Here's a rundown of what's likely to shape the week ahead on Wall Street.

Facebook Mobile Gains Spur Revenue Growth

Facebook posted a 32 percent jump in third-quarter revenue to $1.26 billion, as the company reignited advertising growth with the help of larger-than-expected gains in mobile. The company's shares leapt 9 percent to $21.22 in after-hours trading on Tuesday.

Wall Street Watch Wednesday: Checking Under Pep Boys' Hood

The Pep Boys are a trio, but these day, the company is cruising solo -- and it's not enjoying driving alone. The retailer of auto parts and provider of automotive services, spurned after merger talks this spring, posted uninspiring quarterly results on Tuesday night.

Read This Before You 'Unfriend' Facebook's Stock Again

"It's complicated" is the only relationship status that fits the rocky romance between Wall Street and Facebook. Shares of the social-networking giant took a hit on Friday after it failed to post blowout quarterly results. But are investors being unfair to Facebook?

3 Reasons Why New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Could Get It Right

Longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer will be the next CEO of struggling dot-com pioneer Yahoo --the company's fifth leader in as many years. Turning Yahoo around would be a pretty daunting task, but there are some good reasons to believe Mayer has a shot.

The Company That Could've Been Facebook Goes Back to School

Classmates.com had a decade-long head start in the social networking biz before Facebook came along, but with its pay-to-connect model, it blew its chance to dominate. Now, like a teen buying a term paper, it's buying SchoolFeed, an app that connects you to former classmates ... on Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg Makes Surprise Cameo on Chinese TV

Social media sites and blogs have lit up after eagle-eyed viewers spotted a surprise cameo in a Chinese TV documentary about the country's police force: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his now-wife, Priscilla Chan.

What Mark Zuckerberg Can Learn From Ben and Jerry

Facebook's first few days as a public company have been a rocky road. Moving ahead, Mark Zuckerberg would do well to recall the lesson of two other iconoclastic company founders: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. The tale of Ben & Jerry bears a bracing similarity to his own.

Facebook's IPO Debacle, Day 3: Un-Friended and Dis-Liked on Wall St.

Facebook has ended its third trading day and the world is falling apart -- again. The stock closed Tuesday at $31, down 19% from the $38 IPO price, lead underwriter Morgan Stanley is under fire, the SEC is ready to investigate, and analysts are blaming everyone. Oh, and the fundamentals? Those haven't changed a bit.

Why Facebook's Falling Share Price Really Doesn't Matter

On Monday, Facebook's stock fell from its IPO price of $38 to a low of (as of this writing) $33.60. So what? Nobody who actually paid attention to Facebook's statements before the IPO should be surprised by this latest turn, or even worried. Here's why:

28 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Facebook

For your reading pleasure while you watch the roller coaster ride of Facebook's Friday trading debut, here's a list of facts about the company and CEO Mark Zuckerberg that aren't widely known.