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  1. Thoughts on Twitter?

          FT recently released an article talking about a high amount of turnover among the executive levels while hiring an almost equal amount elsewhere. With the rocky transition to a new CEO I was wondering what you monkey's perspectiv ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2015 - 1:12pm -

  2. Profiting from Twitter

    How does one profit from Twitter? You could buy the stock and hope it increases in price or makes a profit allowing it to pay a dividend. Or, you could do what Tashtego is doing, and use it along with other social media to speculate on the US equity marke ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 2 2015 - 6:29pm -

  3. The Best Sources of Financial News & Commentary

    The world today is chock-full of information, far more than any one person could possibly digest or hope to read. For this weeks blog post I decided to give a list of the news sources I use and find helpful, as well as inviting others to share their ideas ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2013 - 1:59am -

  4. Are you Using Twitter?

    Twitter is a basic social media tool that I think is the most under-utilized technology that is available for free to the public. I am still very surprised that the vast majority of people do not use Twitter as one of their primary news sources. I want to ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2013 - 2:53pm -

  5. Twitter files for IPO

    Well, here we go. Valuation is over $ 10 Bn. Revenue around 500 million. Profits: Not sure. Twitter UK had profits of 16,500 pounds. (Yeah, that's all the zeros there) Main underwriter: Goldman Sachs ZeroHedge article: http://www.zerohedge.com/ ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 4 2013 - 4:06pm -

  6. Follow Wall Street Oasis

          Get your daily Wall Street Oasis fix via our social pages: Facebook.com/wallstreetoasis (top stories of the day) Twitter (10+ daily tweets from homepage posts, hidden gems from the forum, & some RT's) Google+ (top stories of ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 18 2013 - 9:22am -

  7. Shorting Zuckerberg

    Ahhh, Facebook. Perhaps the biggest thing ever made since sliced bread. I'm on it, you're on it, we're all on it. With over half a billion active users worldwide, it's become more popular than porn and has a lifted an awkward, freckled ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2011 - 8:14pm -

  8. What To Expect In 2013

    I'm going to join in all the other countless people who are making their "predictions" for 2013 and would welcome yours as well! Here we go: Moodys will downgrade the US in the first half of 2013- Political deadlock and rapidly increasing d ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2013 - 6:45pm -

  9. Is Twitter The End-Game For Street Traders?

    In 2013 social media is apart of everything we do from checking-in at our favorite pizza place to tweeting about the latest sports news. But how does WS trading fit-in or does it? To me, it seems each successive major technological transition has led trad ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2013 - 3:45pm -

  10. Big IPOs on Tap for 2013

    Twitter is going public in 2013. There, I said it. And it looks like 2013 is going to be a big year for Initial Public Offerings. Maybe it's just the naive kid in me, but something about IPOs really gets me fired up. I still think it's the only ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 7:45am -

  11. Sino-Forest Just Got Surreal

    The legion of Sino-Forest defenders who came out after the damning report from Muddy Waters now appears to be in full retreat. It looks like Muddy Waters got it right, and some high-profile folks got caught unaware. John Paulson decided to cut his losses ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2011 - 6:45am -

  12. Into DXD Calls Again

    Those of you who subscribe to my Twitter feed got a message yesterday that I re-entered my favorite (recent favorite, anyway) DXD Call trade. It's not a trade for the faint of heart, but it paid off over a triple last month and I think we're goi ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2010 - 4:11am -

  13. Twitter Announces IPO: The Valuation

    A little more than a week ago, I posted my first take on Twitter and argued that even in the absence of financial information from the company (since the prospectus had not been filed yet), you could price the company. Based on prior transactions in the c ...

    6 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 8 2013 - 10:45am -

  14. Tweets Coming to a Bloomberg Terminal Near You

    Last Thursday, Bloomberg announced that it has begun integrating Twitter functionality into its service platform. It filters company and market-centric tweets for its base of over 300,000 subscribers. This came shortly after the SEC provided guidance that ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 11 2013 - 12:45pm -

  15. Who do you follow on Twitter?

          First post here on WSO. I am interning at The Malibu Group, a middle market I-Bank and am managing the Company's Twitter account. Just wanted to hear what high-profile accounts you all follow? If you're curious to check us o ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2015 - 8:12am -

  16. Alyssa Douglas: A hated woman.

    Not sure who else has been browsing the news circuit this morning but I stumbled across this: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/09/07/1128805/-... You can also see a few other news outlets which are covering the story, and I'm sure some of the more ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2012 - 9:16am -

  17. Eventually Twitter

    I am always late to the party. Sometimes it is because of my incessant tardiness. Sometimes it is because I don't catch on to things mainstream years in the making. Sometimes it is because I am pretty damn cool. In this case I am betting on all three ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2011 - 12:45pm -

  18. Icahn's Tweets Are Worth $124M a Character?

    I'm surprised that there hasn't been a thread on WSO about Carl Icahn 's Apple tweet earlier this week. I am honestly baffled by the market's reaction to his tweet. I mean, did they need Icahn to take the leap of faith before riding on ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2013 - 12:41pm -

  19. Twitter filed its IPO... Goldman leading the UW process

          http://finance.yahoo.com/news/twitter-files-ipo-21... Should be a nice fee. Goldman Investment Banking Goldman Sachs ipo Twitter ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2013 - 6:15pm -

  20. Algo trading's new Holy Grail?

    Hmm, I wonder if this is what James Simons does? Trading has a ton of indicators, Bollinger bands, Support, Resistance, MACD, and Fibonacci ratios just to name a few. But two Professors from Indiana University, Johan Bollen and Huina Mao, along with the U ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 6:17pm -

  21. A week without Facebook?! OMG, LMAO, LOL, STFU, BRB...

    Can you go a week without Facebook? How about Twitter? Your email? Dare I say it...your cell phone??? One small town college is stepping up and banning the designated stupidiot/stalker hangout from their servers. It is only for a week, but I certainly app ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2010 - 11:38am -

  22. Traders Using Twitter & Social Media for Inside Info?

    So, to the traders in the house, I'd like to ask you about this piece of news at Forbes, which reveals that commodity traders, especially, are using Twitter to keep tabs on the vagaries of American agriculture (for example) in the hopes of gaining ac ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2010 - 5:00am -

  23. The Twitter Fund

    A few months back, Jorge posted a link to a research paper showing a correlation between the mood of tweets and the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The study proved to be interesting, since it aggregated a large amount of random tweets which had nothing to ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2010 - 8:34pm -

  24. How to value Twitter?

    Not sure why the usual cited yardstick for valuing Twitter is a multiple of Twitters' YTD revenue ($14 billion market cap is nearly 30x revenue)... as opposed to EV /Revenue or EV / EBITDA. Is it because there are no similar comps, or precedent trans ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2013 - 3:48pm -

  25. Bird is the word

    This post is biased towards opinions rather than facts. Is Twitter a good company in a good business? Probably not. Twitter faces significant competition for every single aspect of its business, including users, advertisers and personnel. Competitors incl ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2013 - 12:10pm -

  26. Who to follow on Twitter

    Having recently succumbed to the popularity of twitter I was wondering who WSO recommends to follow? Wether it be finance professionals or just interesting personalities. Twitter ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2014 - 4:33am -

  27. Weekend Wars: Facebook vs. Google

    Greetings fight fans. From the hallowed halls of the coming Social Media Boom we have the main event. The one for all the marbles. The one that will compensate for all the lackluster pay-per-view events and third tier fights we have witnessed in recent me ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2011 - 1:45pm -

  28. Share / Tweet Comments from WSO with Ease now

    We just launched a share icon on all wso posts and comments that allows you to easily Tweet any comments from our forums & blogs. (bottom left corner of comments) This is just the first iteration...tomorrow they will include bit.ly links and we ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2013 - 7:05pm -

  29. Twitter- Great way to stay up with news, sports, politics, and friends

          How many people on here use twitter? Just started using it recently and love it-great way to stay up to the second with news, sports, politics, friends, stock market, celebrities(don't really care about that tho), etc. It's ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:14am -

  30. Twitter Hedge Fund Returns

    Though using Twitter to aid in stock picking is by no means a new method, institutional investors have yet to become major backers of the strategy. Well, Derwent Capital's new hedge fund does just that. The brand new Twitter tracker returned 1.85% in ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2011 - 11:59am -

  31. Twitter Valuation jumps to $7.7 billion

    The latest tech valuation makes things even more absurd. http://mashable.com/2011/03/07/twitter-valuation-7... "The latest auction of Twitter shares on Sharespost valued the company at $7.7 billion, which is almost twice as high than Twitter's v ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 5:22am -

  32. SUGGESTIONS: to follow on Twitter

          We all know Twitter's instant media is the new thing. Who are some good people within the industry to follow to get the personal inside scoop? Who are good overall people to follow? My suggestions: @CBOE @StockTwits @WSJ @wsjbrea ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2011 - 2:08am -

  33. It's Official: I Have Arrived

    At least in the Twitter-centric universe I currently occupy: So stoked for the upcoming season. And I've just been made the Commish in my fantasy league. Nothing like a follow from Roman Harper to give me cyber-validation. Eddie Braverman's blog ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2013 - 12:12pm -

  34. Twitter Usage

    Searched WSO for a little bit and wasn't really finding what I was looking for, so I figured I'd post. I've been hearing from a lot of colleagues that they use twitter to get market information on the go. Do any monkeys here use twitt ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2012 - 12:03am -

  35. Shit Management Says

          thought you guys might be amused as well-- newish twitter feed that appears to be the complement to @shitanalystssay http://www.twitter.com/shitmgmtsays earnings call Twitter funny stuff ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2012 - 9:29pm -

  36. Apple’s Shopping List

    What's interesting about Apple is that its known for its innovative nature, yet this has been a result of several acquisitions e.g. the touch-sensitive gesture technology that made the iPhone and iPad possible was invented and patented by FingerWorks ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2012 - 8:05am -

  37. Follow the official BCG twitter account

    Hi WSO, I am a second year BCG associate (and long time WSO reader) who was selected to launch the first officially-sanctioned BCG Twitter account. It will be 1/2 "A day in the life of a BCG associate" and 1/2 recruiting-related info such as eve ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2011 - 5:12pm -

  38. Any WSO Tweeters?

          I'm a lurker here and was wondering if anyone on here uses twitter? Would be cool to have more finance folks on my feed. I'm @lawrencelinker Twitter ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2010 - 4:43pm -

  39. The Twitter IPO: Thoughts on the IPO End Game

    The Twitter IPO moved into its final phase, with the announcement last week of the preliminary pricing estimates per share and details of the offering. The company surprised many investors by setting an offering price of $17 to $20 per share, at the low e ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2013 - 4:45pm -

  40. What Websites,Vlogs,Twitter,Blogs,etc. do you follow? Making the most of the Internet!

    I'm trying to put together a list of websites, reviews, YouTube accounts/vblogs, twitter streams, forums, e-newsletters and blogs to follow. Areas of interest are business, economics, finance (especially financial markets), politics and anything genu ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2010 - 4:40am -

  41. WTF is with the Twitter feed?!?!

          What the hell is going on with this Twitter feed on every page? Is anyone else getting pop-ups asking for a user name and password to log-in? It is driving me absolutely nuts and is pretty much the reason I haven't been posting o ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2010 - 11:27am -

  42. @ModelAndBottle

          Hey guys, recently made a twitter account where I post finance/wall st stuff I find funny. Follow it if you like! Twitter ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2011 - 11:10am -

  43. Tech Savvy Monkeys

    How do monkeys and prospective see social media slowly seeping into their day to day work. With recent Insider trading bust using social media to pump & dump(I am not really familiar with case properly.Maybe someone in here can share more light on it) ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 2:54pm -

  44. Investors on Twitter

          I have no doubt that this has been covered before but every search I run is basically like tracking Eddy (his twitter is in his sig.). So...which investors are on Twitter? Further to that, which publications are good to follow? Cheers ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2012 - 6:15am -

  45. Playing TWTR Earnings Today

          Anyone playing options despite the expected volatility being priced in calls and puts? Twitter ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2014 - 1:40pm -

  46. Twitter: Investment Banking Problems

          http://twitter.com/#!/Ibankerproblems Just saw this on twitter... unbelievable. somewhat entertaining though and can definitely relate. Twitter ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2011 - 4:12pm -

  47. Tweeter or Twitter?!

    Slow work day.. I genuinely don't understand how these things happen but I felt a need to share this. Closed Thurs at less then a penny, hit a high of 15 cents on the Friday! http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/04/us-tweet... ipo Twitter ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 8 2013 - 3:42am -

  48. Social Media Rock Star's Earnings

    I can't stop loving this article: http://www.theonion.com/articles/social-media-rock... There are so many specific people I want to send this to, but it would be kind of rude. social media Twitter blogging ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2013 - 12:14pm -

  49. Twitter's Bar Mitzvah! Is Social Media coming of age?

    Life's transitions, from single to married, from renter to homeowner, and from employed to retired, just to name a few, are never easy, since the rules change, as do the measures of success and failure and that is perhaps the reason that they are acc ...

    0 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 19 2014 - 8:00pm -

  50. #AdviceForYoungTraders

          It's trending on twitter, what you guys think? active trading Twitter ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2015 - 9:47am -

  51. tweeting algorithms

    yet more fun with algorithms: [quote=] Researchers at Indiana University-Bloomington were looking at Twitter to see if language analysis could be used on the social network to gauge public mood. The assumption was that the public is generally happy after ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2011 - 1:30am -

  52. Twitter IPO: Why a good trade be a bad investment (or vice versa)?

    In my last post, I valued Twitter at about $10 billion. I made a ton of assumptions to get to that value and I argued that changing those assumptions could give you a different value. In the last few days, I am sure that you have seen many stories about T ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2013 - 8:13am -

  53. Twitter Accounts for Finance

          Recently created a Twitter account for the sole purpose of financial news. What accounts do you follow? Thanks in advance, Young Chimp business news financial news Twitter breaking news ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2014 - 11:35pm -

  54. Follow WSO on FB/Twitter? Your Feedback Needed

    Would love to get your feedback on our daily posts to see how we can improve. Respond on this thread or send me a pm, thanks!-Andy AndyLouis's blog Twitter Blog ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2013 - 5:42pm -

  55. 2012: An IPO Year to Remember

    I'm going to be covering the IPO market today and tomorrow. Today we're taking a look back at 2012 and some of the best and worst performers in the IPO market (hint: Facebook was neither). Tomorrow we'll cover what we can expect in 2013 (hi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2013 - 7:52am -

  56. Do you actually tweet from your Twitter account?

    I recently read an article about Twitter users' engagement and I was wondering: How many of you do you actually tweet from your Twitter account? According to the WSJ Digits article, nearly 1 out of 2 accounts has never sent a tweet. : A report f ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2014 - 1:41pm -

  57. Getting in the ground floor...not.

    [quote]A bankrupt electronics retailer appears to have gotten caught up in the investor fervor for Twitter. Shares of Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Inc. rose as high as 15 cents Friday. That's up 1,400 percent from Thursday's closing price of ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2013 - 5:32pm -

  58. Twitter announces IPO: The Pricing Game begins

    Mod Note (Andy): this was originally posted on 9/18/13. I have a Facebook account, but I almost never post. I also have a Linkedin account, but it is a not premium, largely because I am not that interested in finding out who is looking at my profile or en ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2013 - 4:54am -

  59. Wall Street Oasis Twitter Intern Needed

          Wall Street Oasis is looking for one intern to help myself (Andy) with our social media efforts. Project description: Twitter Growing our twitter following by being the voice of our twitter account. Primary activity would be doing sea ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2012 - 8:16am -

  60. StockTwits

          Anyone use this site? I just downloaded it for my Iphone and have been playing around. It looks pretty interesting and apparently Bloomberg supports it. social media Twitter StockTwits ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2010 - 12:25am -

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