The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Tuesday, July 30
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. The Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Free Press (@freep) tweeted its recap of Chrysler's earnings. The paper noted that the last of the 'Big 3' to report results saw earnings rise 16 percent from a year ago.
— Detroit Free Press (@freep) July 30, 2013
2. Alberto Nardelli
Alberto Nardelli (@AlbertoNardelli) of Tweetminster tweeted some economic data out of Italy. He wrote that foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first quarter plunged from both the fourth quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2012, citing OECD data.
— Alberto Nardelli (@AlbertoNardelli) July 30, 2013
3. Bloomberg TV
Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) tweeted out the news Tuesday morning that Community Health (NYSE: CYH) acquired Health Management Associates (NYSE: HMA) for $7.6 billion. Shares of both companies fell in early Tuesday trade.
BREAKING: Community Health to buy Health Management for about $7.6 billion
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) July 30, 2013
4. Linda Yueh
BBC's Linda Yueh (@lindayueh) tweeted a Bloomberg article from overnight that described the Chinese stimulus that was launched overnight. The People's Bank of China (PBOC) injected liquidity into interbank markets for the first time since February to lower borrowing rates.
— Linda Yueh (@lindayueh) July 30, 2013
5. FT Energy
FT Energy (@ftenergy) tweeted out an article about the recent move in potash stocks. They noted comments from OAO Uralkali CEO Vladimir Baumgarten expects market prices to fall 25 percent, a story which Benzinga covered here.
Uralkali pulls out of Belarusian cartel http://t.co/zQlDa47UyW
— FT Energy (@ftenergy) July 30, 2013
FCFYield (@FCFYield), a hedge fund manager on Twitter, tweeted more information on the potash stocks. He noted that for Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) and Potash (NYSE: POT), the drop in prices is about half of their gross margins, which has sent the shares sharply lower.
— FCFYield (@FCFYield) July 30, 2013
7. Khatimerini English
Khatimerini English (@ekhatimerini) tweeted out an article about comments made by Greek finance minister Stournaras. He noted that he is upbeat on the economy and sees the country avoiding the dreaded fiscal gap.
Greek finance minister upbeat, says fiscal gap may be avoided http://t.co/WdHrZoMhVV
— Kathimerini English (@ekathimerini) July 30, 2013
8. Steve Collins
Steve Collins (@TradeDesk_Steve) of London and Capital Asset Management tweeted out some Eurozone economic data. He noted that CPI inflation ticked up last month.
German ECB harmonized CPi is a point hotter at 1.9% v 1.8% expected
— Steve Collins (@TradeDesk_Steve) July 30, 2013
9. Reuters Insider
Discovery says Oprah's channel (OWN) "now cash flow positive and starting to pay down" Discovery's investment. $DISCA
— Reuters Insider (@ReutersInsider) July 30, 2013
10. Business Insider
Business Insider (@businessinsider) tweeted out an article about how companies are sabotaging each other on Reddit to get competitors banned from the social media site.
Advertisers are sabotaging competitors' brands to get them banned from Reddit http://t.co/YsGmyfiwgK
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) July 30, 2013
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