Twitter is more than just about following celebrities or friends. It is home to many fascinating and interesting people from whom you can gain useful insights while updating your knowledge. From investors and advisors to bloggers and journalists, there are numerous financial experts on Twitter. Among these, a few are worth following to be clued into what’s happening in the finance world as well as pick up a few tips and tricks on the go.
Here are 15 people who are definitely worth checking out and following on Twitter:
John Hempton – @John_Hempton : John is an extremely popular finance blogger and a hedge fund manager. He is the chief investment officer and founder of Bronte Capital, which is an asset management company. Follow him for global markets, stock analysis and more.
— John_Hempton (@John_Hempton) September 2, 2014
David Schawel – @DavidSchawel : David is a fixed income portfolio manager and is experienced in investment banking and equity research. He also runs an investment blog economicmusings.com. Follow him for news, financial updates and investments.
5y inflation breakeven now under 1.40% pic.twitter.com/YdSdTmG66e
— David Schawel (@DavidSchawel) November 28, 2014
Howard Lindzon – @HowardLindzon : Howard is a finance wizard; he manages hedge funds and is a super angel investor, financial analyst and technical analyst. He is also the chairman and co- founder of Stocktwits and GP of Social Leverage. His twitter posts will help you hunt down stock markets trends.
The S&P downgraded the US but upgraded $ZYNGA which should set the stage for Stockville to replace the financial markets.
— howardlindzon (@howardlindzon) August 8, 2011
PawelMorski – @Pawelmorski : A Finance veteran, Pawel is a fund manager. On twitter, he shares his expert opinions about currencies, emerging markets and capitalism.
China’s state-owned ‘dinosaurs’ stack up fine against cream of US capitalism. (Emerging Advisors) pic.twitter.com/h028H6i70L
— Paweł Morski (@Pawelmorski) October 7, 2014
IvantheK – @IvanTheK : Ivan is a former investment banker. A mysterious finance geek, you will find many interesting anecdotes from him with puns and updates on the finance world.
Too much of “linking X with Y” with respect to tax reform is a good way to lower the probability of getting meaningful legislation.
— Ivan the K™ (@IvanTheK) December 3, 2014
Jeff Rose – @jjeffrose : Jeff Rose is a financial planner, author of ‘Soldier of Finance’, founder of the blog GoodFinancialCents.com and CEO of Alliance Wealth Management advisory firm. His tweets are perfect if you are looking out for personal finance tips and information.
16 surefire ways to *not* outlive your money in retirement. http://t.co/A9XFswl4pR
— Jeff Rose, CFP® (@jjeffrose) November 14, 2014
Barnejek – @barnejek : Barnejek is the ideal person to follow for tweets about emerging markets, policies, growth, inflation and more. He is the author of the popular barnejek’s blog.
This is USD/RUB and Shanghai Composite. Somehow everyone’s talking about a crisis in Russia, not in China, though! pic.twitter.com/qPEF5IEK2k
— barnejek (@barnejek) December 4, 2014
Megan Greene – @economistmeg : Megan is the chief economist at Maverick Intelligence and writes about Euro Area Debt Crisis on her blog economistmeg.com. Follow her for the latest news and views on financial markets with particular focus on European markets.
— Robin Wigglesworth (@RobinWigg) November 27, 2014
Stephen Baines – @spbaines : Stephen is an investment manager for high yield bonds. His tweets are about investments and stock trading, so if you want to stay updated with financial markets, this is the guy to follow.
Fuel prices at the pump have now declined by 8p/litre since the end of September. Equivalent to a £2.7bn annual boost to disposable income.
— Stephen Baines (@spbaines) December 1, 2014
Nicola Duke – @NicTrades : A technical analyst and prop trader by profession, Nicola is the ultimate source for all your futures and currencies news and analysis. Get updated about futures, forex and more through her posts.
— Nicola Duke (@NicTrades) December 1, 2014
Steve Collins – @TradeDesk_Steve : Over 20000 followers swear by Steve’s financial tweets on trading. He is the head of dealing at London and Capital Asset Management.
$YEN 120.00 today – place your bets!!
— Steve Collins (@TradeDesk_Steve) December 3, 2014
Michael McDonough – @M_McDonough : Michael is the Global Head of Economics and the Chief Economist at Bloomberg LP. A noted economist, you will find everything from GDP to prices and economic views in his Twitter posts.
Claims vs. NFP: pic.twitter.com/T4lrdAqIiz
— Michael McDonough (@M_McDonough) December 4, 2014
Gustavo Baratta – @gusbaratta : Gustavo is a European of Italian origin is a market-maker of Euro Gov bonds. A self-proclaimed unrepentant optimist, you will be updated on bonds if you follow him on Twitter.
If the €1.7 bln figure for last week’s ECB CBPP3 buys is correct, it’s definitely more than generally expected.
— Gustavo Baratta (@gusbaratta) October 27, 2014
Angela Zhou – @z8angela : Angela is a trader and technical analyst dealing with stocks and options. An optimist about life and trading, her tweets will keep you up to date with the investment world.
— Angela Zhou (@z8angela) December 3, 2014
Cullen Roche – @cullenroche: Cullen is the founder of Orcam Financial Group and Pragmatic Capitalism. For the best views, opinions, predictions and tips in money and finance, follow Cullen.
How Actual Returns Differ From Average Returns http://t.co/wQU7v9GUGi
— Cullen Roche (@cullenroche) December 1, 2014
How many of these do you know on Twitter? Do you follow any more finance wizards apart from the ones we have listed? Whose posts do you read for the daily dose of finance? Share them with us in the comments!