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Twitter Reverses Rally as Shares Dive

Shares of the microblogging site tumbled $9.56, or 13 percent, to $63.75.

Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Sell, and So Does Wall Street

Mark Zuckerberg is selling a bunch of shares — but he’s buying even more, and giving $1 billion to charity. Meanwhile, Facebook investors are using the news as a chance to profit from a big run.
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Twitter Shares Hit Record High

Shares of Twitter climbed to $52.58 on Tuesday afternoon, an all-time high for the newly public microblogging network, which debuted on the New York Stock Exchange last month. The rally comes shortly after the company introduced a new retargeted advertising product, which may have boosted investor confidence in Twitter’s monetization prospects.

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Positive News Pushes Apple Stock to Highest Close in Nearly a Year

Apple just charted its best Wall Street close in nearly a year. Bolstered by news of excellent Black Friday sales and rumors of a looming iPhone deal with China Mobile, shares of Apple closed at $566.32, having risen more than $15, or 2.7 percent, over the course of the day. That’s the best close the company’s stock has had since Dec. 4, 2012.

Bitcoin, Schmitcoin — Tech Stocks Also on a Frothy Run

Up, up, and away.
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Yahoo Completes $1.25 Billion Offering

In a regulatory filing, Yahoo said that it completed its previously announced offering of $1.25 billion in convertible senior notes due in 2018. The Silicon Valley Internet giant said it would use the net proceeds for a number of corporate purposes, including “acquisitions or other strategic transactions, additional repurchases of common stock and working capital.”

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Yahoo Increases Share Buyback Plan to $5 Billion and Announces Debt Deal

Yahoo’s board, which just met, has increased its share buyback authorization by $5 billion, a move which should keep its already Alibaba-lifted stock in place for the short term. The Silicon Valley Internet giant also said it was doing a $1 billion debt offering of convertible senior notes and that it intends to use the money for things like stock buybacks and possible acquisitions. Yahoo has been aggressively purchasing its own stock under the tenure of CEO Marissa Mayer.

Queasy Rider: Tesla Shares Tank

Another patch of rough road.
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