Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, a consumer electronics retailer that declared bankruptcy in 2007, saw its share price balloon on Friday thanks to confused traders who thought they were buying into the newly announced stock offering …
But some investors were so eager to own Twitter, that they started buying the ticker TWTRQ, a penny stock, apparently mistaking it for Twitter even though it hadn't yet gone public. TWTRQ was actually Tweeter Home Entertainment Group …
Last year, a company called Tweeter Home Entertainment saw its stock price increase 685% after Twitter announced its plans for an initial public offering. Confused investors bought TWTRQ stock thinking they were buying stock for the 140 …
I have all my money under a mattress in fear of a debt ceiling collapse, and people are buying stock because they think …
We don't know for sure why Tweeter's stock skyrocketed. But considering the company filed for bankruptcy in 2007 and went out of business in 2008, according to CNNMoney, we're guessing it has something to do with Tweeter's ticker …
What a difference a Q makes. TWTRQ spiked as investors hoped to get ahead of Twitter's IPO. The stock of a long-closed electronics retailer suddenly soared Friday as investors apparently mistook its worthless stock as a way to buy into …
On October 4, a bout of confusion moved 14 million shares of Tweeter Entertainment, a bankrupt retail chain listed under the symbol TWTRQ. The massive movement, and resulting 700% increase in the stock’s price, came after Twitter’s …
In a massive, embarrassing misunderstanding, the share price of a small, struggling electronics company — Tweeter Audio and Video — skyrocketed last week, apparently because its stock ticker is similar to Twitter's. In other words, hordes …
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Sometimes dormant stocks—often called Zombie Tickers—run for no reason at all, but when Tweeter Home Entertainment Group took off on October 4, 2013, there was an obvious explanation: the company’s stock symbol is TWTR. TWTRQ, …
It’s not going to be CHIRP, or TWEET, or BIRD. The stock symbol’s going to be TWTR. Looks like some didn’t get the memo, though, because a bankrupt company whose symbol is TWTRQ is flying high today. Tweeter Home …