Tweeter Audio and Video possesses a markedly similar symbol: TWTRQ. In the stampede-like rush to buy stock, many fevered investors confused the two brands. The results were dramatic and remarkable: Tweeter's share price exploded …
Mic3y
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 …
NASDAQ
A bankrupt company named Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Inc. (TWTRQ) saw its stock soar by 1,800% on Friday, in what analysts say some investors must have thought was Twitter. Incidentally, Twitter (TWTR) doesn't have a "Q" on …
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 …
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You see, Tweeter’s TWTRQ stock symbol is just one letter away from Twitter’s, TWTR, which is why most of us assume that a stock that started the day trading at 2 cents jumped 1800 percent in a matter of hours. The Wall Street Journal …
Apparently, some investors confused Tweeter, which trades under the symbol TWTRQ, with Twitter and piled into the penny stock. Tweeter, which trades over the counter, opened at 2 cents a share and jumped as much as 15 cents — or …
New York Post
Twitter has chosen the stock ticker name “TWTR” which is obviously a shortened version of “Twitter”, which has led to some confusion as a company called Tweeter Home Entertainment is currently using the similar name of “TWTRQ”. So …
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 …
Savvy
shares of TWTRQ skyrocketed Friday, sending shares up more than 1,000 percent.The only problem is, that's not Twitter, which likely won't be traded publicly until sometime next month. That didn't stop overeager investors from buying up …