Twitter, the latest tech behemoth to go public, started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 7 under the symbol TWTR. The company set its initial public offering share price at $26, but investors quickly drove the price up to $45.10 a share. Check out some of the sights and scenes that took place on Twitter’s IPO day.
Nov. 7, 2013Dick Costolo, chief executive of Twitter, and Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone, co-founder of Twitter, are flanked by traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The short-message Internet giant set its initial stock price of $26 a share Nov. 6; it opened its first day on the market at more than $45 per share.NYSE via European Pressphoto Agency
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