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The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Wednesday, August 7

The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Wednesday, August 7
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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. Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower (@D_Blanchflower), former Bank of England MPC member and current Dartmouth economics professor, tweeted following the change of policy at his former employer. He notes that the 7 percent unemployment rate threshold to raise rates may still be too low.

2. Eric Jackson

Ironfire Capital founder Eric Jackson (@ericjackson) tweeted following AOL's (NYSE: AOL) acquisition that it announced this morning. The deal for Adap.TV is the largest of CEO Tim Armstrong's tenure.

3. Patti Domm

CNBC's Patti Domm (@pattidomm) tweeted this morning following famed strategist Laszlo Biryini raising his year end price target for the S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY).

4. Bespoke Investment Group

Bespoke Investment Group (@bespokeinvest) tweeted some technical levels for traders this morning.

5. Brian Sozzi

Belus Capital CEO and Chief Market Strategist Brian Sozzi (@BrianSozzi) tweeted slightly sarcastically this morning, noting that retirees with 401k's may have a hard time understanding that the market is simply trading lower as investors fear tapering from the Federal Reserve.

6. Dan Primack

Fortune's Dan Primack (@danprimack) weighed in on the AOL acquisition of Adap.TV, noting that VC investors saw vastly different returns following the acquisition based on when they invested.

7. Steve Sears

Steve Sears (@sm_sears) tweeted a fact that all traders must remember in these summer doldrums.

8. Pedro da Costa

Reuters' Pedro da Costa (@pdacosta) tweeted an interesting piece of research from the Kansas City Fed. The report highlights the recent shift in central bankers to rely more and more on forward guidance as a key policy tool.

9. Julia Boorstin

CNBC's Julia Boorstin (@JBoorstin) tweeted some comments from the Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) conference call, in relation to its spin-off of Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC).

10. Blake Morrow

Wizetrade's Blake Morrow (@PipCzar) tweeted his thoughts following the 4 percent drop in the Nikkei Stock Index overnight and subsequent drop in the USD/JPY.

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