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Teens may love Twitter now, but the minute their parents sign up, they're taking the conversation offline. And that should have Twitter worried.
Happy Jobs Friday. Breathe easy, the Twitter initial public offering is over.
Charles Sizemore, Chief Investment Officer of Sizemore Capital Management says that based on Thursday's closing price Twitter is trading at 45 times trailing revenue and that makes it an expensive stock to own.
While Twitter has made significant headway in growing its international user base, it faces the grand challenge of monetizing it.
If other social media IPO’s are any indication, Twitter should be about to plunge, no?
Gerben Visser, Founder and Managing Partner at IncubAsia Ventures, describes the kind of companies venture capitalists are interested in following the frenzied trade in Twitter shares.
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average halting its record advance and Twitter's market debut drawing the spotlight, as investors reacted to an unexpected rate cut by the European Central Bank and a read on third-quarter U.S. economic growth.
Twitter investors have to assume the stock doubles in three years, Bob Peck of SunTrust says.
Twitter opened for trading in 2013's most eagerly anticipated IPO and the most hyped stock flotation since Facebook went public.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Take a look at some of Thursday midday movers:
Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, says "Reverb" is the perfect product. He explains how it works to organize news by concepts and topics.
Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses his "incredible enthusiasm" for Facebook's stock; and he explains why he believes in Yelp and Apple.
NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer also told CNBC on Thursday that the exchange has done everything it can do to make sure the Twitter IPO goes smoothly.
Twitter has finally priced. Everyone is worried about a technology glitch, but my concern is that this could be a moonshot open.
Dick Costolo tells CNBC that Twitter felt comfortable boosting its IPO price, to $26 per share, because of the "enthusiasm" he saw on the road.
Twitter will debut on Thursday in a market that's been showing clear signs of wear and has some investors burrowing further into defensive names.
With the financial community watching, will the smart money invest in Twitter's IPO? Anecdotal evidence says yes.
Twitter's original expected range was $23 to $25 per share.
Investors should wait for a better entry point on Twitter stock, said Dan Nathan of RiskReversal.com.