We looked inside some of the tweets by @YahooFinance and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Rankings (sorted by number of followers)
243. in category Daily News
998. in category Media
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Highlight: "To ignore taxes in financial planning [for retirement] is an absolutely huge mistake," @HobartFinancial CEO Chris Hobart says, "because you're simply, quite frankly, allowing yourself to be whipped around by whatever the government says you owe." Full interview:
Highlight: "We’re in the hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue and we’re growing revenue quite meaningfully," @SoFi CEO @anthonynoto says about his company. "We’re investing the businesses to maximize growth at this point, not focused on profitability." More:
Highlight: "There's a dirty little secret with banks: They haven't been great performers over the last two years," @serwer says, naming three "big, secular" problems: No. 1, "is it Dodd Frank? No. 2, higher rates, and no. 3, the brain drain." http://finance.yahoo.com/
Highlight: “We thought the 401(k) system would be a little more popular than the defined-benefits system,” says @tghilarducci. “And it didn’t work. The past 40 years instead of coverage increasing, it’s actually gone down.” Also talks about a pension for all solution.
Highlight: @FearlessWealth CIO RC Peck on the markets: “I see a market that wants to go higher … the market needs dovish speak, it needs low interest rates, it needs buybacks. When that gets taken away, then we’re going to really see how strong this market is.” Full interview:
Highlight: @FannieMae’s Doug Duncan on housing: "There is no question that house prices in supply-constrained markets will show the effects of strong demand, [but] in some of those markets that have been very hot … the top tier of house prices has actually slowed or … fallen.”
Highlight: “We find in our report a very strong correlation between states with high tax burdens and overall anti-business policies and high outmigration of taxpayers and businesses,” says Rich States Poor States Author and ALEC Chief Economist Jonathan Williams. Full interview:
Highlight: Russian aluminum giant Rusal is investing in a plant in Kentucky with @braidyinc. Despite existing tariffs, “we can absorb those tariffs and still be highly competitive and get a great deal through to the end consumer,” says Rusal parent En+ Group’s Lord Greg Barker.
Highlight: Volkswagen’s former CEO has been charged in Germany over fraud. But “VW still maintains that nobody at this level was involved,” says @OscarWGrut. Also talks about a UK proposal that’s hoping to ban specific functions on social media for those under 18. Full interview: