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30 Signs You’re On Financial Twitter

Thirty Signs You’re On Financial Twitter

30. You unintentionally know more about Greece than you had ever thought possible

29. Joe Weisenthal is your alarm clock

28. You wish David Tepper, Bill Ackman, Michael Lewis and Retired Bernanke would show up here already and engage

27. You watch a guy switch his avatar to a pic of a hot girl and 5000 traders follow him overnight

26. “How the f**k does Paul Kedrosky have 290,000 followers? His entire feed is weather maps from the 1400’s!”

25. You know its five o’clock when the Gartman subtweeting gets underway

24. You’re amazed at how bad most big financial services companies are at this, after so much time

23. You’ll retweet Eddy Elfenbein‘s jokes but only favorite Ivan the K. What’s up with that?

22. You don’t understand why StockTwits hasn’t been bought out yet

21. You wish you could auto-filter the following terms: “Taibbi” “Piketty” “Apple is bigger than” “Bubble” “Rickards” “Dudley” Rig count” “Ello” “Correlation” “Lagarde” “China” “Flash PMI” “Seasonality” “Forward guidance” “CAPE Ratio” “Crash” “Meredith Whitney”

20. You will unfollow anyone who tweets links to registration-walled content – life’s too short

19. You’ve had to ask whether or not the Cramer’s ShirtDavid Faber’s Hair andMandy’s Mounds accounts are linked (they aren’t)

18. Non Farm Payrolls day is your Oscars, but we get the Oscars 12 times a year!

17. You know that in the hierarchy of thirstiness (and we’re all thirsty), the people with pictures of themselves on TV as their avatars are the very thirstiest

16. You’ve had a skirmish or two with Charlie Gasparino, fortunately in a digital setting and not outside a bar

15. Mark Cuban is the man, you are reminded, because he mixes it up with all comers and never pulls rank in lieu of answering a disagreement

14. You wish Ralph Acampora would stop making intraday directional calls in real-time. You wish Doug Kass got as much respect online as he does in real life

13. Sometimes, when you’re following a tweet war over how many basis points someone’s service model costs, you wonder what it’s all about. Life, I mean.

12. That fund manager who bought himself tens of thousands of followers instead of earning them makes you sick

11. You love the Wu-Tang Finance feed

10. You’ve been caught in a canoe fight with either Cullen Roche or Noah Smith or both at once

9. You’ve learned to unfollow and then refollow Mark Andreessen when you see a tweet starting with 1/76

8. You get confused between all the Matts (Levine, Phillips, Zeitlin, Boesler, Goldstein, Klein, Yglesias, etc)

7. You have whatshisname muted but every once in a while you log out just to see if he’s still a massive tool. Yup, he is.

6. You despise lists of financial tweeters. Unless you’re on them, in which case you RT them for a week

5. You’ve lost track of who Dan Gross writes for but always click his links

4. You’re afraid for whomever pissed off Skirt in real life today

3. You want to say something to Ritholtz about the ALL CAPS thing but you don’t want to offend him

2. Every time you see that Warren Buffett has only tweeted six times but has 960,000 followers, it puts your own stats in (crushing) perspective

1. The only way you can read a whole chapter of a book is if your phone dies or is in the other room.

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Originally published at Reformed Broker

Category: Financial Press, Humor, Web/Tech

10 Monday AM Reads

Good San Francisco morning! Just because I am three thousand miles from home does not mean I would abandon you. Some not so early morning reads: • China’s Long Bull Run: Booming Hong Kong stock market could go higher, but not without some bumps along the way (Barron’s) • Memory of ‘Flash Crash’ Weighs on Markets and Regulators…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

Good Sunday morning. I am still on NY time, even though I am in sunny California, working my way through Napa on the way to San Francisco and Silicon Valley. That hasn’t stopped me from putting together some morning reads: • 3 reasons investors still buy actively-managed funds (MarketWatch) • How Tesla’s Batteries Will Power Your Home…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Greeting from Sunny California! Our hand-curated, longer-form weekend reads: • The austerity delusion: The case for cuts was a lie. So why does Britain still believe it? (Guardian) • How Technology Has Affected Wages for the Last 200 Years (HBR) • Lessons From the “Flash Crash” Regulatory Fiasco (Huffington Post) • The Billionaire, the Dealer, and the…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

The week comes to close, and we have you covered, with our organic, free range morning train reads: Have profits peaked? (Fidelity) May 1, 1975: The Day Wall Street Changed (Moneybeat) Freedom, Tesla-Style: The company’s new home-based battery isn’t just nifty, it’s liberating (Slate) see also A solar future isn’t just likely — it’s inevitable (Vox) The days…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

Some days the news flow is just weird. Like today. Our morning train reads: • The Great Inflation Conundrum: How do you hedge a risk when the tool box is so small—and everyone wants to use it? (Chief Investment Officer) but see Some Investors Can’t Wait for the Fed to Raise Rates (WSJ) • Easy Money? This Was Never Easy (Motley Fool) •  Senator Elizabeth Warren is…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Wednesday AM Reads

The news flow never stops, and neither do we: Our hand curated morning train reads: • Drinking Through A Diversity Hangover: What if investors don’t want diversity in asset management? (CIO) • Things People Say During a Bull Market (A Wealth of Common Sense) see also How I learned to stop worrying and love the missing CapEx (Humble Student of…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Its very much a Two -for-Tuesday in our morning train reads: • The “Misery Index” is at its lowest level since 1959 (Bloomberg) • This is Tim: Apple’s CEO in his own words (Six Colors) see also Apple’s very strong 2nd-quarter earnings report in charts (Quartz) • Share buybacks: who really benefits? (FT) see also US share buybacks loot the future (FT)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek. Let’s kick it off right with our expertly curated morning train reads: • U.S. Money Managers Turn Cautious, reining in their optimism since the fall (Barron’s) but see Why This Old Bull Market May Not Be Ready to Die (MoneyBeat) • The remarkable life — and investing lessons — of Ronald Read (Washington Post) • 3…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

Welcome back to the workweek. Let’s kick it off right with our expertly curated morning train reads: • U.S. Money Managers Turn Cautious, reining in their optimism since the fall (Barron’s) but see Why This Old Bull Market May Not Be Ready to Die (MoneyBeat) • The remarkable life — and investing lessons — of Ronald Read (Washington Post)…Read More

Category: Financial Press