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Twitter shares tumble in second day of hectic trading after leak
Twitter shares tumble in second day of hectic trading after leak

Shares of Twitter Inc. continued to plunge Wednesday morning after weak revenue figures were prematurely leaked a day earlier. The social media giant’s stock fell $2.24, or 5.3%, to $40.03 a share in morning trading. The drop follows an 18.2% tumble the day before. On Tuesday, Twitter reported that first-quarter revenue fell far short of analyst expectations, even though it jumped to $435.9 million from $250.5 million. The financial results were scheduled to be reported after the market closed, but they surfaced early, in a series of tweets, from a data-scraping firm that searches the Web for unreported financial news it can provide to clients.    About 20 minutes...

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