The Top 10 Financial Tweets For Monday, July 29
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. Lawrence McDonald
Lawrence McDonald (@Convertbond) of LGM Group tweeted about the recent market run up. He noted how this market has been on a historical run, one not seen since 1952.
2013 Interesting Year Market has now gone 144 days without a four-day losing streak, longest such run since 1952 via Schaeffers
— Lawrence McDonald (@Convertbond) July 29, 2013
2. Keith McCullough
Keith McCullough (@KeithMcCullough), CEO of Hedgeye Risk Management, tweeted an interesting quote from Thomas Paine this morning. Although the quote was a sarcastic pun about the market's focus on Greece, it is interesting nonetheless.
“An island cannot rule a continent.” -Thomas Paine
— Keith McCullough (@KeithMcCullough) July 29, 2013
3. Pawel Morski
Pawel Morski (@Pawelmorski) tweeted an interesting chart this morning. It shows that the pension deficits of the largest 100 companies in the U.S. have narrowed over the past year and a half while the U.K.'s situation has soured to match that of the U.S.
UK pensions: from solvent to a hole as big as America's. (JPM) http://t.co/E0clgINAhF
— Paweł Morski (@Pawelmorski) July 29, 2013
CNNMoney (@CNNMoney) tweeted an article from its site. The article details how China and the EU have struck a deal over solar panel imports.
China and the European Union have struck an important deal on solar panels. http://t.co/lWNszVD0kC
— CNNMoney.com (@CNNMoney) July 29, 2013
5. Admiral Road Capital
Admiral Road Capital (@AdmiralRoadCap) tweeted a Wall Street Journal article that highlights the accuracy of many of the Fed officials. They note that the more dovish members of the Fed tended to be more accurate than the more hawkish members as inflation has yet to return in any sizable way to the U.S. economy.
— AdmiralRoadCapital (@AdmiralRoadCap) July 29, 2013
ForexLive (@ForexLive) tweeted a news headline out of Greece. They note that Greece is making progress on its privatization efforts as it moves forward with the sale of a stake in Eurobank.
Greece to sell " substantial" stake in bailed-out Eurobank to private investors http://t.co/eLmlSRFAbP
— ForexLive (@ForexLive) July 29, 2013
7. Paul R. La Monica
Paul R. La Monica (@LaMonicaBuzz) of The Buzz on CNNMoney tweeted a semi-sarcastic reaction to a large M&A deal this morning. This morning, Perrigo (NYSE: PRGO) announced its intention to acquire Elan (NYSE: ELN) in a cash and stock deal (read more M&A news here).
— Paul R. La Monica (@LaMonicaBuzz) July 29, 2013
8. Bloomberg TV
Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) tweeted an interview with Sir Martin Sorrell of WPP Group. He is skeptical that the Omnicon (NYSE: OMC) and Publicis (OTC: PUBGY) merger will yield the anticipated rewards.
Publicis-Omnicom deal "doesn't add up," says WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell. WATCH - http://t.co/nI27C1Iq3b
— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) July 29, 2013
9. Reuters Business
U.S. judge says Ex-AIG CEO Greenberg should be permitted to depose Fed Chairman Bernanke over insurer's bailout: court ruling #breaking
— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) July 29, 2013
10. WSJ China Real Time
WSJ China Real Time (@ChinaRealTime) tweeted an article that had the best news about China; the Chinese government is now launching a PandaCam which will give a 24-hour live stream of the Chengdu Research Base where China breeds giant pandas.
Yes, it's true, China is launching a 24-hour panda cam: http://t.co/nRsXlSxS36
— WSJ China Real Time (@ChinaRealTime) July 29, 2013
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