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 and it traded …
NASDAQ · 1/16/2014
But it looks like some investors are a bit confused. A company called Tweeter Home Entertainment, which has the stock ticker TWTRQ, was up as much as 1,500% today, but fluctuated wildly. It ended the day up more than 684%. The stock was halted for … · 10/5/2013
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 Entertainment is up more …
SiliconBeat · 10/4/2013
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Tweeter trades under the stock symbol TWTRQ, just one letter different from Twitter's intended "ticker" symbol, TWTR. Twitter announced on Thursday that it intends to raise $1bn on the US stock markets in an initial public offering (IPO). But the company ... · 10/5/2013
Tweeter Home Entertainment is back; this time with a new ticker symbol. The bankrupt retailer, which saw a flurry of trading activity last week as investors confused it with Twitter, will now trade under THEGQ rather than its former TWTRQ, according to a ...
The Wall Street Journal · ByMatt Jarzemsky · 10/8/2013
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 Twitter's …
CNN Money · ByChris Isidore · 10/7/2013
However, Boston-based electronics retailer Tweeter Home Entertainment - whose stock name is TWTRQ - received heavy backing after investors mistook it for Twitter. Twitter isn't expected to go public until November, but that didn't stop backers from getting ...
Digital Spy · 10/4/2013
Twitter filed to go public yesterday, choosing the stock ticker TWTR. Twitter shares are expected to start trading before Thanksgiving this year. But it looks like some investors are a bit confused. A company called TWTR Inc., which as far as we can tell ... · 10/4/2013
The stock, which trades over the counter under the ticker TWTRQ, closed Thursday at a price of less than ... 12:42 pm ET after 14.36 million shares had traded. Twitter has chosen TWTR as a stock symbol, but its shares are not yet trading publicly.
CNBC · 10/5/2013
investors inexplicably bid up the penny stock of Tweeter Home Electronics Group, a bankrupt home electronics chain with the symbol TWTRQ, more than 1,800 percent. Today, Tweeter's symbol has been officially changed to THEGQ, and its share price has ...
CNet · ByDaniel Terdiman · 10/8/2013