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Facebook Pops on S&P 500 Inclusion

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NEW YORK (TheStreet) Facebook shares are soaring in after-hours trading, gaining 4.4% to $51.56 on news it's being added to the S&P 500. Facebook will join the index on Dec. 20. 

In addition to the prestigious index, Facebook is also being added to the S&P 100 index.

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--Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York

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