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Elon Musk Tries To Buy Twitter: What’s Actually Happening

Reading between the headlines to get the real story on Elon’s Twitter bid

On Thursday, Elon Musk announced an offer to buy Twitter. He proposed buying the company’s shares at $54.20 each, a $9 per-share premium, presenting its board with a tough decision.

Musk is a brilliant businessman. He founded one company that sends rockets to space and another that popularized electric vehicles. But selling Twitter to him isn’t as simple as turning it over to a master…

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