The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Monday, August 12
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.
deltahedge (@minefornothing) tweeted sarcastically about the building permits data released in Greece overnight.
Greek Building Permits Fell 50.1% In May Vs Year Ago // Must be the recovery
— deltahedge (@minefornothing) August 12, 2013
2. Joe Weisenthal
I tried Google Glass for the first time while on vacation. Only used it for a couple minutes but was so unimpressed. Definition of mediocre.
— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) August 12, 2013
3. Jeremy Olshan
Jeremy Olshan (@jolshan), personal finance editor at the Wall Street Journal Digital Network and Marketwatch, tweeted an article about Facebook (NASDAQ: FB). Specifically, he focuses on the next great thing that people could be sharing on the social network.
Would you post your DNA on Facebook? Why thousands of Americans may be doing just that. http://t.co/KCS14V5KZ5
— Jeremy Olshan (@jolshan) August 12, 2013
4. Jamie McGeever
"Retail investors are not overweight bonds. In fact, U.S. households appear to be currently significantly overweight equities." - JP Morgan
— Jamie McGeever (@ReutersJamie) August 12, 2013
5. Ashraf Laidi
Ashraf Laidi of FX Solutions (@alaidi) tweeted an interesting fact that shows the decline in the market's perception of sovereign risk in Europe.
Italy/German 10 yr spread at 7 mth lows, while Goldman revises up Ezone Q2 GDP estimates #forex
— Ashraf Laidi (@alaidi) August 12, 2013
6. Guy Johnson
Bloomberg's Guy Johnson (@GuyJohnsonTV) tweeted something that all traders should note; that this week is going to be very quiet.
Quiet start to the week. Nothing to see here.
— Guy Johnson (@GuyJohnsonTV) August 12, 2013
7. Alberto Nardelli
Electionista's Alberto Nardelli (@AlbertoNardelli) tweeted an interesting fact this morning. Despite those who may think of Germany as Europe's economic engine, many of its working-class people are still struggling.
2.66 million Germans has a second job (+2.3% y/y) - record high. 9.1% of social insurance contributors has a second job (from 4.3% in 2003)
— Alberto Nardelli (@AlbertoNardelli) August 12, 2013
8. Nigam Arora
— Nigam Arora (@TheAroraReport) August 12, 2013
9. Michael A. Gayed, CFA
Michael A. Gayed (@pensionpartners) tweeted this morning about the slowdown in emerging markets, albeit semi-sarcastically.
Emerging markets kinda destroying the US.
— Michael A. Gayed,CFA (@pensionpartners) August 12, 2013
10. Jim Tankersley
Jim Tankersley (@jimtankersley) of the Washington Post tweeted out an interesting article this morning. It seems best to let the article speak for itself...
Did you deal drugs and ace aptitude tests in HS? Congrats - you're more likely to be an entrepreneur: http://t.co/qlmHJVY0Tz
— Jim Tankersley (@jimtankersley) August 12, 2013
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