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The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Thursday, August 15

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There are millions of tweets written every day. Benzinga sifts through the maelstrom of information to find the ten best tweets of the day that are either informative, insightful or just down right comical.

1. James Mackintosh

James Mackintosh (@jmackin2) of the Financial Times tweeted out a great video following the failure of Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to win over markets with his forward guidance.

2. Lauren Tara LaCapra

Lauren Tara LaCapra (@LaurenLaCapra) tweeted out a funny story about what happens when marketing fails.

3. Joseph Brusuelas

Bloomberg's Joseph Brusuelas (@joebrusuelas) tweeted out a key fact from the Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) conference call. He also reiterated the sentiment of most traders and reflected the extreme low volume markets that have been in place for the last two weeks.

4. Holger Zschaepitz

Die Welt's Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) tweeted out this morning noting the massive move in the fixed income markets this morning.

5. Joseph Weisenthal

Business Insider's Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) tweeted out this morning noting the weakness in emerging markets mentioned by Cisco. The company has historically been very good at gauging the economy a few quarters in advance.

6. Simon Baker

CNBC Fast Money Contributor Simon Baker (@simonbakersays) tweeted out an awesome chart. It speaks for itself.

7. Bespoke Investments

Bespoke Investments (@bespokeinvest) tweeted an interesting fact for days like these.


CMCM (@CMCMFIN) tweeted out the Nikkei futures, noting that the futures continued to trade down in the U.S. session after dropping sharply overnight. Something to watch out for as Prime Minister Abe's cabinet members said that the rumored corporate tax cuts were not in the government's plans.

9. BBC Breaking News

BBC Breaking News (@BBCBReaking) tweeted this out and its just awesome.

10. Downtown Josh Brown

Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) tweeted out a funny yet true fact. Read on:

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