In an April that brought record-breaking cold to much of the U.S., the Twitterati hunkered down and finished their taxes, and the Federal Open Market Committee had a relatively uneventful meeting in which its tapering of asset purchases continued as scheduled.
Meanwhile, Stephen Colbert snarked on Sheryl Sandberg’s book, “Lean In,” reporter Kevin Roose found a group of regulators tougher than the SEC, and Stefan Cheplick and Bloomberg View publisher Tim O’Brien showed, in two separate charts, what market cycles really look like.
On General Economic Topics
Clicked on “help” button on website and under directions was a link that read “click here for help using help.”
— Bond Girl (@munilass) April 10, 2014
No matter the gen @sama: “i think the new generation is great, and the world is going in the right direction” -said no old person, ever”
— April Rudin (@TheRudinGroup) April 14, 2014
If @SherylSandberg really believes women should Lean In, why isn’t her entire book printed in italics?
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) April 10, 2014
Saying you’re having children for the tax breaks is like saying you want a mortgage for the interest deduction. http://t.co/IQYed6u4Fj
— Jason Hull (@hull_j) April 30, 2014
The people who regulate rich white guys in basketball are way tougher than the people who regulate rich white guys in banking.
— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) April 29, 2014
As Investors, you can’t blindly accept everything you hear as truth, nor can you cynically reject everything. http://t.co/VrMlWy96oL
— Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) April 29, 2014
On the FOMC meeting
— Rich Lowrie (@richlowrie) April 29, 2014
Taper not tapered, hmmmm #fomc
— Yoda (@JediEconomist) April 30, 2014
On Investing Strategy
One of my favorite charts of all-time — How Not To Invest: pic.twitter.com/EyPSVjDfDJ
— stefan cheplick (@scheplick) April 23, 2014
— Tim O’Brien (@TimOBrien) April 28, 2014
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