Aug 14, 2013

Single Tweet Sends Apple Shares Soaring
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Fashion

Marcus Wohlsen

Are you the world’s biggest technology company? Are you frustrated that no matter how many phones or tablets you sell, your stock chart still looks more like the Great Plains than Mount Everest?

Announcing to the world that you planned to flatten the next version of your mobile operating system didn’t do the trick. But you might get lucky. You might get a tweet like this:

In the space of fewer than 140 characters, billionaire investor Carl Icahn sent Apple’s stock price soaring. Less than two hours later, Apple shares had closed up by nearly 5 percent at just under $490 (still way off its 52-week peak of $705.07).

Icahn followed up with another tidbit a few minutes later: Apple confirmed the conversation between Icahn and Cook, according to AllThingsD , but didn’t offer additional details.Icahn did quietly prep the world yesterday for his big social media splash. According to an […]

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