The Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) hype machine is in full gear, and the first trades are now indicating $45, up 73% from the $26 pricing last night.
If the stock market were a pinball machine, it would read "tilt."
Twitter's gross revenue is slowing. It's up only 6.1% in Q3 2013 from a year ago versus 10.6% in 2012 and 17.1% in 2011.Here’s how those investors were hoodwinked…
Stock Market News Today: Why These Stocks Are On the Move
Stock market news today, Nov. 4: Stocks are kicking off this Monday on a positive note. Investors will keep an eye on Friday's jobs report that could deliver clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will taper its bond-buying program.
In other economic indicators, factory orders for September were roughly in line with expectations.
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up about 0.17% at 1,764 points, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.1% to 15,629 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index (INDEX Nasdaq: .IXIC) is up 0.2% at 3,929.To continue reading, please click here...
Twitter IPO Price Conservative at $11 Billion; Date Moves to Nov. 6
Facebook's anemic 2012 initial public offering has gone down in history as one of the great IPO flops. Twitter, it seems, is eager to avoid repeating Mark Zuckerberg's mistake, with the Twitter IPO price set at a modest $17 to $20 per share.
At that price range, the offering of 70 million shares will raise between $1.1 and $1.4 billion for the company. It will give the company an initial market capitalization around $11 billion, excluding warrants, options, and restricted stock units.there's something you should know about the latest tech darling...
The 10 Best IPOS of 2013
It's been an excellent year for the initial public offerings (IPO) market, with the number of companies going public more than 47% ahead of last year's pace.
The surge in IPO activity has already assured that 2013 will be the best year for new issues since 2007, just before the financial crisis pummeled the markets. That year had 213 IPOs; so far in 2013 there have been 168 IPOs, according to Renaissance Capital.Here are the top 10 market-beaters of 2013...
IPO Market 2013: What's Next After the White-Hot Start
The IPO market has had a strong first half in 2013, in some cases delivering double-digit gains for those who have ventured into IPO investing.
As the stock market has staged an impressive rally, investor demand to get into the IPO market is returning to pre- credit-crisis levels. The second quarter was actually the most active three-month period for IPOs in six years.
So far in 2013, we have seen 92 deals. The average gain for initial buyers is around 20%.
The pace seems to be picking up, as the first quarter saw 31 deals raise about $7.6 billion, and the second quarter had 61 offerings raise more than $13 billion.
Financial firms, including real estate investment trusts (REITs), have been the most active industry, with 35 offerings. Healthcare companies are right behind, closing in on 34 deals so far this year.
Some analysts think we could see more than 200 deals by the end of the year.
That means more opportunity for IPO investing for double-digit gains...here's where to look.
Keith Fitz-Gerald Keeps Up With the Kardashians and Talks Twitter IPO
Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald holds forth on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." about the biggest topics today, including the war of words between Kris Jenner and President Obama, and what he thinks of a market that's too hung up on Ben Bernanke.
Later, Keith is asked about the hotly-rumored Twitter IPO: What does Keith think of the social media giant's possible move into the market? Who makes money on these IPOS?