Everyone can learn a little something from Twitter. From news and politics to fashion and viral videos, Twitter can offer some valuable information. You just need to know where to look. There are even some Twitter feeds that will help you make smart investments. That’s right. Some of the most successful traders are sharing their expertise on Twitter. By following them, you can learn from their tactics and use them to make your investments grow. As a new year has begun, let’s take a look at the 12 traders you should be following on Twitter in 2017.
If you haven’t seen ‘Danger Ahead’ watch it on https://t.co/4rVAcLBsH9. Unfortunately I believe the meltdown in High Yield is just beginning
— Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) December 11, 2015
Carl Icahn is known as a investing guru and is a regular guest on shows, such as Fast Money. His Twitter feed gives you a mini lesson in investments. His tweets will keep you up to date on the state of investing, as well as warning you of any red flags to avoid. Icahn is quickly amassing Twitter followers as people realize his available knowledge.
Hotel, Motel, Holiday Inn
If yo stocks start acting up, diversify again.
— Wu-Tang Financial (@Wu_Tang_Finance) December 6, 2016
If you think you are getting great information from Icahn, you will be shocked when you discover what tips others share, like @Wu_Tang_Finance. More traditional investors may not be a huge fan. However, younger investors will get information and entertainment from this account.
Good morning. Asia mkts enjoying broad based strong rally helped by solid gains Wall St, higher oil, weaker Dollar & stabilizing bond yields pic.twitter.com/SxjGOKEjUr
— Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) November 22, 2016
Nicknamed a “market maniac”, Berlin-based Holger Zchaepitz is the senior editor of economics and finances for Germany’s Die Welt. He is known for tweeting out informative charts daily and is known for keeping investors in the know.
Known by his name, Sven Henrich, this investor’s Twitter account is normally filled with protected tweets. But, followers promise it is worth sticking around for the informative tweets that get through.
— Sam Ro (@bySamRo) December 5, 2016
As the managing editor of Yahoo Finance, you can rest assured that you are getting the latest investing news. As he puts it, he is working hard at “making business news great again.” Based out of New York, Sam Ro is in the epicenter of finances.
Nonsense! Yes, German fiscal policy is too tight and spending composition not optimal, but to think this is fatal flaw in EMU is mad. https://t.co/bFoe0KwVda
— Erik Fossing Nielsen (@ErikFossing) January 31, 2017
If you are looking for some inside tips and updates of the European market, Erik Fossing Nielsen’s Twitter is a must follow. As the group chief economist for UniCredit, he is constantly in the know of any market changes.
These Charts Speak For Themselves
— Chris Ciovacco (@CiovaccoCapital) November 19, 2016
This Twitter feed is ran by the founder and CEO of Ciovacco Capital Management, Chris Ciovacco. His tweets are pretty much always accompanied by S&P 500 charts and blogs.
My son comes home from preschool each day covered in varying degrees of glitter. They are testing to see if I bathe him, aren't they?
— Nicole Sherrod (@TDANSherrod) November 16, 2016
As the managing director of trading at TD Ameritrade, Nicole Sherrod’s Twitter is filled with the top trades of the day, performance charts and recent stock patterns. However, we love her because she keeps it all real and reminds us that she is a mere human with hilarious tweets about her young son.
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— Samir (Sam) Madani (@Samir_Madani) January 31, 2017
If you are looking to stay on top of the latest global oil prices or OPEC happenings, this Twitter feed is where it is at. Known as Sam, Madani is an oil trader and co-founder of the Organization of Oil Trading Tweeters. He seems to live his life revolved around oil.
I've been in my mind,
It's such a fine line,
That keeps me searching for a chart of gold. https://t.co/PkmJhkquUL
— Ivan the K™ (@IvanTheK) November 23, 2016
If you are looking for a more tongue in cheek approach to Twitter investing advice, you should join Ivan’s more than 20,000 Twitter followers. As the self-named “Lead Independent Director of Finance Twitter.”
"everyone had a plan until the POTUS sent out a Tweet saying the stock market was in a bubble" – 2017
— StockCats (@StockCats) November 17, 2016
If you are a fan of Ivan’s, then you will want to make sure you are following StockCats for their wisecracking tweets that poke fun of the failings of the financial markets.
— Jeff Macke (@JeffMacke) November 22, 2016
As we round up our list of traders to follow on Twitter, we have to mention this investor and trader. As the brainchild of iBankCoin, Macke also creates amazing artwork to accompany his tweets and charts.
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As you race to go follow these investing experts, realize that there are literally hundreds and hundreds of great feeds to follow. These twelve are simply a sampling. Enjoy!