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The Twitterverse exploded in a ball of snark and outrage in early June when Edward Snowden leaked the news that the National Security Agency was collecting vast piles of data on ordinary Americans’ phone and Internet use. Later, tweeters threw a tantrum over Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement that the Fed would wind down its quantitative easing program.

Meanwhile, the MSCI cut Greece’s index from developed to emerging-market status, and gold bugs got jittery.

Here are 15 of the best finance tweets of the month:

On general economic topics:

On Greece’s downgrade to emerging-market status:

On the NSA surveillance programs:

On the Fed’s announcement that it may soon slow its bond buying:

On gold:


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