Here are some of my favorite tweets from the week:
Markets & Finance
What the Fed sees:
In 2016 Fed sees: Unemployment 5.4%* GDP 3% Fed Funds Target 2.1%** *Lower than 50 yr average **Fed Funds should be 4% in normal economy
— Lawrence McDonald (@Convertbond) March 24, 2014
Initial offering not exactly fit for a King?
More seriously, nice to see market whack KING. History doesn’t repeat, or even rhyme, but it can name the tune if you hum a few notes.
— Paul Kedrosky (@pkedrosky) March 26, 2014
If I did the math right (and who knows lol) my $300 KS investment in Oculus ended up being worth $250,000…to them.
— Joel Johnson (@joeljohnson) March 26, 2014
When you stop and think about it, the Street has some serious longevity:
Wall Street is 220 years old, predates the Army, Navy, Marines, Boy Scouts, the US Mint, Secret Service, FBI and the CIA. Disrupt that.
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) March 27, 2014
That includes its own employees:
Interesting new disclosure in Wal-Mart 10-K on its dependence on people who receive public assistance. http://t.co/1kDbdNULLh
— footnoted (@footnoted) March 24, 2014
Tech & Media
At least it’s a touchscreen of death:
Really excited for Microsoft Office on the iPad. pic.twitter.com/ZG06FpNsfy
— Ivan the K™ (@IvanTheK) March 28, 2014
Learn how to argue:
Tweet from last month really struck a nerve w/ tweeps out there; over 500 direct & indirect RT's, icymi: pic.twitter.com/y1F2homC7H
— Ed Borgato (@EdBorgato) March 21, 2014
Best opening few sentences ever:
— Tom Whipple (@whippletom) March 27, 2014
If only there were an algorithm to remind me what Nate Silver's site is called.
— Rex Sorgatz (@fimoculous) March 24, 2014
Can Turkey shutdown Twitter?
— Raju Narisetti (@raju) March 21, 2014
You takin’ photographs of me?
Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Jodie Foster (1975) pic.twitter.com/hRTxgA9W9Z
— History In Pictures (@HistoryInPics) March 24, 2014
What a Super Guppy?
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) March 27, 2014
It was 30 years ago this week . . .
— Carl Quintanilla (@carlquintanilla) March 24, 2014
Originally published at Bloomberg View