Twitter Reverses Rally as Shares Dive

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

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Twitter’s Tanking

After a wild run last week that saw them soar to an all-time high of $74.73, shares of Twitter are crashing brutally back to earth. The company’s stock tumbled more than six percent in early trading Monday, falling to $59.43. The reason? That’s not entirely clear, though perhaps investors are realizing that there’s no fundamental business change with which to rationalize last week’s run.

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Twitter Stock Has a Very Merry Christmas

Shares of Twitter jumped another 2.5 percent upon opening on Thursday morning, trading at $71.65 per share — yet another all-time high for the newly public company. In a little over a month of its trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the stock has soared to gains of more than 200 percent of its debut price of $26 per share.

Investors Flock to Twitter, Like Facebook, as Year Draws to a Close

It seems Wall Street has determined that social media actually is here to stay, and that Facebook and Twitter really are the only games in town.
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Twitter Asks You How You Use Twitter While You Watch TV, While You’re Watching TV and Using Twitter

So it’s asking its users about their TV + Twitter habits. Again.
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(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets

Twitter Tries to Get Your Attention