A Stock Called TWTRQ Is Up 1,500 Percent Today Because People Think It's Twitter

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Oct. 4 2013 1:16 PM

A Stock Called TWTRQ Is Up 1,500 Percent Today Because People Think It's Twitter

This post originally appeared in Business Insider.

By Steve Kovach

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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 has nothing to do with Twitter, is up a whopping 1,500% today, but fluctuating wildly. 

Take a look at the chart (click to enlarge):

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