This afternoon’s column is an experiment: I was curious what would happen if I gathered my favorite tweets from the past week and put them all in one place. Might a theme emerge? Are there any important items we may have missed? How much of Twitter is simply unproductive snark-filled fun?

Regardless, we ended up with some pretty cool and amusing items that, I think, are worth your time on a Friday afternoon. Here are my favorite tweets from this week:

Russia
As the situation between Russia and Ukraine unfolded, you can count on my colleague Josh to make a hilarious observation:

 

 

Austan Goolsbee, the former Council of Economic Advisers Chair, wryly observes:

 

 
And then there’s this from Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group:

 

 

Economy

Its official: Presenting your new Federal Reserve Chairwoman

 

 

Temp worker hiring is often a leading indicator of future hires:

 

 

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Category: Markets

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