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Twitter Rallies on Surprise Stock Upgrade

Twitter Rallies on Surprise Stock Upgrade

Twitter (TWTR) rallied more than two percent on the opening today after a surprise upgrade on the stock.

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Twitter Given ‘Junk’ Rating by S&P

Twitter Given ‘Junk’ Rating by S&P

Back in September Twitter raised $1.8 billion in a convertible note offering that exceeded expectations after higher than anticipated demand.

Impressive stuff. However, that debt has now been scored as “junk” status by U.S. ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, who valued Twitter as below investment grade.

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Twitter IPO: Priced At $26 Per Share, TWTR Stock Symbol, Starts Trading On The NYSE Today

Twitter IPO: Priced At $26 Per Share, TWTR Stock Symbol, Starts Trading On The NYSE Today

Twitter has priced its widely-anticipated IPO at $26/share, with 70 million shares expected to begin trading today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after the 9.30am ET opening bell.

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From Jack Dorsey’s Tweet To The NYSE – Twitter’s Road To IPO [INFOGRAPHIC]

From Jack Dorsey's Tweet To The NYSE - Twitter's Road To IPO [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter’s initial public offering (IPO) will take place tomorrow at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), under the stock ticker TWTR.

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Greed Is Good, But Tweets Might Be Better, Says Wall Street [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thanks to a new SEC ruling, Twitter will shortly be making its arrival on Wall Street, via Bloomberg, and Marketwired reached out to the investment community to gauge their reaction.

The bottom line? Investors under 40 mostly welcomed the news, with 70 percent believing the SEC ruling is beneficial to investors, and 60 percent say that they’re already actively using social media for investment research. More than half (53 percent) believe information provided by social media is “very credible”, and 80 percent believe that more companies will disclose information via social media.

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Can Twitter Beat The Stock Market? Tweet Sentiment Trading API Bets That It Can [REPORT]

Can Twitter be used to predict movements in the stock market?

Dutch technology company SNTMNT (“Sentiment”) are betting that it can. They’ve announced the Trading Indicator API, the world’s first API that makes predictions based on Twitter sentiment about future stock price movement for all stocks in the S&P 500.

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Economists Use Twitter To Beat The Stock Market

“Ever wonder why fund managers can’t beat the S&P 500?” mused Gordon Gecko in 1987′s Wall Street. “‘Cause they’re sheep, and sheep get slaughtered.”

Sound advice at the time, perhaps, but new research suggests that tapping into that same herd mentality on Twitter might pay off handsomely for savvy investors.

A team of economists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM, the Technical University of Munich) have developed a website that can be used to predict individual stock trends and patterns using information generated by Twitter.

How? By polling real-time sentiment.

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