Topic: Tom Szkutak
Amazon stock got a boost from the company's huge profits in the first part of the year, led by the runaway success of the Kindle Fire tablet. Amazon stock rose $28.01 in late trading.
AMZN (Amazon stock) opens 10 percent lower after its quarterly earnings report falls short of Wall Street expectations. AMZN net income in fourth quarter was down 57 percent from a year earlier.