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Description: A misunderstanding has the company TWTR, Inc. confused for Twitter.  Twitter has chosen TWTR as their stock symbol when the company goes public. TWTR, Inc investors see a 2,000 percent rise in stock price because of the confusion.


Date: October 4, 2013


Twitter, we’re sure, took it as a good sign that investor hunger for their stock is strong.  After spending most of Thursday at 0.6 cents per share, the price sky-rocketed to 11.5 cents per share in Friday trading, before slumping back down to more reasonable levels. Read Rest of Story.

Questions for discussion:

1. Would you buy Twitter’s stock when its on the market in light of this new information?

2. Do you think it’s a good idea that Twitter go public?

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