From warmongering in Syria to the Federal Reserve's decision not to taper, from Larry Summers saying no thanks to the top spot at the Fed to the ill-fated game of congressional chicken that ended with a government shutdown at midnight on Oct. 1, the denizen of Twitter had plenty to keep them busy in September.
Meanwhile, Josh Brown had his mind in the gutter, and the topic #RomComPensions gained trending status as retirement pros showed their romantic sides.
Here are the 10 best finance tweets of October:
On general economic topics:
The porn industry is crushing the economy according to Washington Post. But don't worry, it's self-stimulating. http://t.co/sfWxAz4woQ— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) September 6, 2013
"The market is saying it doesn't like Summers, Syria, Tapering" - the market is a f***ing nuthouse full of deranged robots and QE addicts.— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) September 4, 2013
"Stop whining and go long volatility" -- a good tattoo that someone should get.— Joseph Weisenthal (@TheStalwart) September 18, 2013
On Larry Summers leaving race for Fed chairman:
Larry Summers begrudgingly pretends he is not the best candidate for every job on Earth http://t.co/oAHjZFIaIz— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) September 16, 2013
Fun with pensions:
Four Weddings and a positive event in longevity risk terms #RomComPensions— Ed O'Brien (@ScaryEd) September 20, 2013
When Harry met Sallie Mae 7 3/4% Convertible Subordinated Debentures #RomComPensions— Eric Sampson (@EdgewaterTrader) September 20, 2013
On the impending government shutdown:
It's that time of year again. Crisp fall air, football, jumping in piles of leaves, pumpkin pie, government shutdowns....— Burt White (@_BurtWhite) September 27, 2013
If it's a legitimate budget dispute... RT @TheStalwart: The legislative body has a way of shutting down— Mikéy Ramoné (@ThePantau) October 1, 2013
You can shut down the government, but you can't shut down my Twitter fe— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) September 30, 2013
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