The conflict between Elon Musk and Twitter began when Tesla’s CEO questioned the “freedom of speech” value Twitter is supporting. He brought the issue onto Twitter platform by playing the people versus the system game. As the last resort of defense, Twitter announces its initiation of a poison pill tactic to prevent the hostile action. Like any war, this one also split the observers into two sides. One supports freedom of speech all the way and the other believes a little limitation is justifiable.
From Trader Joe’s to Cargill, many of America’s most popular and lucrative companies are not available for retail investors to purchase. What does it say about the stock market that the vast majority of companies in America are privately held? In this short article, Senior Investing Columnist Abby Copeland will explain why many top businesses are privately held and the advantages and disadvantages that non-public companies hold.