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Presidential Debate No. 1 Leaves Twitter Abuzz

Presidential Debate No. 1 Leaves Twitter Abuzz

As Monday night's first presidential debate slogged its way to becoming the most watched in history, Wall Street had its eyes peeled closely on the markets. "In a debate that was so full of negatives from both sides,” said TD Ameritrade Chief Market Strategist JJ Kinahan, “the result in the Stock Index Futures was very positive. I guess it shows that some positives can come from an absolute free for all. I don’t know that we learned much about the candidates, but the market definitely liked it."

While Kinahan was watching the markets, Benzinga was watching Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) and checking out the community reaction.

The platform was ripe with users supplying commentary, criticism and, of course, some comic relief.

Here’s a look at some of the best Tweets from both during and after the debate:

Some financial junkies had one thing on their mind:





Some old wounds were reopened:


The candidates tackled some a tough topic in Part 2 of the debate:


And some new memes were born:


Others were more concerned about moderator Lester Holt: 



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