GO in the know: Elon’s Twitter deal, gift card scams and top April 14 financial news


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The big track: Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter

In another twist to the Musk-Twitter saga, the richest man on the planet has offered to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash, which he says represents “a 54% premium over compared to the day before the day I started investing in Twitter and a 38% premium compared to the day before the public announcement of my investment.

Bonus offer: Earn up to $1,500 by opening a Citi Priority Account with required activities.

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Company Spotlight: Interest in electric vehicles increases by 66%

It seems gas prices have finally risen high enough for long enough that a lot of Americans have decided to do something about it, namely to look into vehicles that don’t need gas to move. The challenge will be finding enough inventory on dealer lots.

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Cause for alarm: 1 in 3 American adults have been targeted by gift card scams

A recent study by AARP found that just over a third of American adults have been targeted by scams asking for gift card payment, and about a quarter of consumers in the United States have given or received a fundless gift card.

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Bonus: Shoppers Share Grocery Budgeting Secrets to Fight Inflation

We spoke to three frequent shoppers about their top grocery shopping secrets that get you through inflation and on budget.

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