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Ahead of its highly-anticipated public debut, Twitter priced its initial public offering Wednesday evening at a $26 per share, which is 40% above the social-media company

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Is it easy for someone in the UK to buy US shares, is it worth it? wouldn't mind giving it a go.

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^ You should be able to buy from NYSE Euronext.

 

Euronext started in 2000 as a corporation operating stock exchanges in several European countries. The most important is the Paris Bourse, but it also has operations in Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK. As a result of a buyout bid by the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, the two merged into NYSE/Euronext

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Twitter (TWTR) whipped Wall Street into a frenzy on Thursday as the social network debuted as a public company by soaring more than 72% above its initial public offering price.

However, retail investors who bought shares at the opening price of $45.10 actually lost money as Twitter closed at $44.90. The micro-blogging company priced its IPO at $26 a piece Wednesday night, which was above its expected range of $23-$25.

Unlike Facebook (FB), Twitter's IPO generated a huge first-day pop, underscoring how intrigued investors are with its potential and their willingness to shrug off its relative financial immaturity.

Twitter, which has yet to turn a profit and has actually seen its losses accelerate, raised $2.1 billion in its IPO, making it the No. 2 U.S. Internet IPO behind Facebook

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so, when will this bubble burst ?

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^ When Bieber retires :laugh:

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