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Trump Tweet Sends Penny Stock Soaring

Rob Lenihan

soared over 200% to $2.65 Wednesday when it became the subject of one President Donald Trump's tweets. CEO Mary Barra told him that GM would sell its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio manufacturing plant to Workhorse to build electric trucks. "GREAT NEWS FOR OHIO!" Trump wrote "Just spoke to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, who informed me that, subject to a UAW agreement etc., GM will be selling their beautiful Lordstown Plant to Workhorse, where they plan to build Electric Trucks.