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First look at Twitter's IPO filing #twitteripo

First look at Twitter's IPO filing #twitteripo

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter made public its stealth filing for its hotly anticipated initial public stock offering Thursday. The San Francisco company hopes to raise $1 billion when it begins selling shares to the public, according to the filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is expected to move swiftly and probably will go public in early November. It plans to trade under the symbol TWTR. With the filing, prospective investors got their first look under Twitter's hood. Twitter's financials released Thursday showed the company made $253.6 million in the first half of 2013, up from $122.4 million in the same period last year. The company saw torrential growth...