Deal of the Week: Just Hoping Twitter Is for Sale Doesn't Make it True

Investors seem to be praying Twitter will sell itself. The stock jumps almost 5 percent at every rumor or vague hope the company is engaging the prospect of selling, according to research by Bloomberg Gadfly columnists Shira Ovide and Brooke Sutherland. But the rumors haven't been true (yet!), even though ``market chatter'' about a deal, whatever that is, happens frequently. Why is Twitter M&A speculation so rampant and unreliable, and how can investors use Twitter as a money-making tool? Sutherland and Ovide chat with host Alex Sherman.


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