Twitter cashed in on Thursday. Shares went on sale to the public and when the closing bell rang, Twitter had a market value of $31 billion dollars.
Food company H.J. Heinz Co. is eliminating 600 jobs across the U.S. and in Canada, including 350 in Pittsburgh.
It’s almost a done deal, with 95 percent of the shareholders approving the acquisition of Heinz by Berkshire Company and a Brazilian private equity company for $72.50 per share.