Twitter's going public today, November 7th, 2013. There's been a lot of excitement leading up to the biggest Internet IPO since May 2012, when Facebook went public. That day was a nightmare for Zuckerberg and Co, as widespread demand caused glitches that left investors unsure whether or not their transactions went through. Show More Summary
The Twitter IPO news is exciting. Yet it also is opening an old wound. Many companies–even some that are not paying tax–get big tax write-offs for stock options that actually cost the company very little. Facebook got pilloried over the issue since it received tax benefits far beyond simple economics. This time in advance [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering, which means the company's stock can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange in the most highly anticipated IPO since Facebook's 2012 debut.
The San Francisco-based social media company is the hottest tech public offering since Facebook, even though it has never turned a profit in its 7 years of existence.
Twitter has done everything in its power to be the anti-Facebook, as far as its IPO is concerned. It's going public while it's still in hyper-growth mode, unlike Facebook. It's listing on the NYSE instead of the NASDAQ. It's settingShow More Summary
It seems everyone knows and likes the tweet master, but a review of Facebook’s IPO should tell investors everything they need to know.
Twitter is expected to set its final price for its initial public offering Wednesday, ahead of a Thursday debut on the New York Stock Exchange. With a public market debut, Twitter follows in the footsteps of LinkedIn, Facebook and other...Show More Summary
Wondering who you will flip your IPO allocation to? Meet 56-year-old admin assistant, Deborah Watkins... "I messed up by not buying any Facebook, so I want to get some Twitter." AS WSJ reports, On her Tuesday lunch break, Deborah Watkins walked through gray drizzle from her office to the TD Ameritrade... Show More Summary
Twitter is expected to IPO November 7, and a new report from WordStream compares the performance of Twitter Ads and Facebook Ads.
Twitter's IPO is ready to price, and, predictably, many pundits are going on about how stupid investors are to buy the stock. Twitter is losing money, these pundits observe. It's a social network, like the disastrous Facebook. Twitter hasn't proven anything yet. Show More Summary
Forrester seems to be going out of its way to upset the social media giants over the last week. First, it released a damning report on Facebook ads; then yesterday, two days before Twitter’s IPO, the company posted a similarly negative report on the effectiveness of Twitter. Show More Summary
All eyes are on the Twitter IPO, the biggest tech exit since Facebook. The bankers are expected to close the books on Wednesday and the stock should start trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday if everything goes as planned. Twitter raised the top end of its IPO opening price range by 25%, [...]
Twitter's IPO is about a number of issues: Innovation. The service should not grow old with its user base. There has been some innovation recently (DM among non-followers, previews). It could use innovation to compete with Facebook, Instagram (via Vine), WhatsApp. Show More Summary
If you had invested $1,000 in Amazon when the company went public on May 15, 1997, you would be $229,045 richer But not all Internet IPOs yield such huge profits. If you invested the same amount of money at the time of Facebook's IPO...Show More Summary
By Don Dion: Twitter (TWTR), the San Francisco, California-based short-form social network, plans to raise $1.68 billion in its upcoming IPO. The firm will offer 70 million shares at an expected price range of $23-$25 per share-a significant increase from the firm's original $17-20 expected range. Show More Summary
You may remember that right before Facebook was set to go public, Yahoo decided to threaten and then sue Facebook over some patents -- in a move that was widely mocked, especially among engineers and technologists in Silicon Valley about just how far Yahoo had sunk. Show More Summary
Twitter's much-anticipated public offering is the most buzzed-about tech IPO since Facebook's last May. But Twitter has not reached Facebook's level of influence just yet. In 2013 so far, Facebook's revenue tops $5.3 billion. Twitter, in turn, generated $422 million. Show More Summary
Twitter isn't Facebook or LinkedIn