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Twitter stock swings sharply as individual investors pile in

Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter Inc. has sparked a frenzy in the company’s stocks and options.

Shares of the social media company have circled since Tesla Inc.’s chief executive took a stake in the company and said he was looking to take it private in a $43 billion deal dollars. The shares, which were trading below $40 before he disclosed his position, jumped 27% in a single session on the news.