Invest in Twitter? Don’t Even Think About It!

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The Twittersphere is abuzz about, well, Twitter. The company debuted on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday in what was arguably the biggest IPO of 2013. Twitter (TWTR) surged in its first day of trading, closing at $44.90 a share, up 73% from its initial price of $26 per share.

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