Twitter is a buzzing ground of information, some even call it the 21st century newspaper. There are millions of users on twitter, but who are the ones Financial Advisors should be following? Here's a list (in no particular order) of some of the most influential and interesting financial individuals on twitter that you need to follow in 2017.
Pedro da Costa is an Editor at the Peterson Institute of International Economics, as well as a contributor to Foreign Policy Magazine and Business Insider.
SentimenTrader monitors the sentiment of markets objectively, with a specific focus on risk management.
Jesse Felder is the founder of a multi-billion dollar hedge fund and publisher of The Felder Report.
Josh Brown is the Chairman of the Twitter Federal Reserve, star of the Halftime Report on CNBC, and CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. His tweets are entertaining and focus on markets, finance, culture, and politics.
Bluegrass Capital is an anonymous hedge-funder that is always looking for the next big thing.
Professor Steve Hanke is an Applied Economist at The John Hopkins University as well as a Senior Fellow and Director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute.
Paul's blog, the Infectious Greed, is one of the best known business blogs. He is also a contributing Editor for Bloomberg and a former Senior Fellow at the Kaufman Institute focusing on entrepreneurship.
Bond Vigilantes provides a comprehensive insight into bond markets.
Holger Zschaeptiz is a great resource for EU financial updates. He's the Senior Editor of the Financial desk, as well as the self-described "Market Maniac" of the German magazine Welt.
Liz Ann Sonders is the Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab & Co and shares great insights into the economy and markets.
And if you're looking for a little comic relief, look no further:
One of the funniest twitter accounts talking about the financial industry.