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Amazon reports robust sales and earnings for Q4

Amazon reports robust sales and earnings for Q4

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. reported strong sales and net earnings gains for the fourth quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. But the company’s forecast for first quarter sales growth fell short of analysts’ projections, and shares fell in early morning trading on Friday. Net sales increased 20% to $72.4 billion in the fourth quarter ended December 31. Net