Facebook Frowns, Align Smiles as Another Earnings-Packed Day Leaves Stock Markets Mixed

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Facebook Frowns, Align Smiles as Another Earnings-Packed Day Leaves Stock Markets Mixed

The The Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) posted strong gains, climbing more than 100 points on the session. Below, we'll take a closer look at social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) and orthodontic clear alignment tool maker Align Technology (NASDAQ: ALGN) to see what took their stock prices in opposite directions after the closing bell Wednesday. Shares of Facebook closed the regular session on a positive note, helping to lead the Nasdaq higher with a gain of 1.5%.

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