Amazon.com Posts Lower Net

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Amazon.com (AMZN ) posted second quarter earnings per share of 12 cents, vs. 18 cents one year earlier, as higher tax expense offset 26% revenue rise. The online retailer sees sales of $1.76 billion to $1.91 billion for the third quarter and $8.275 billion to $8.675 billion for 2005.

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