On March 21, 2006, Twitter was born, and most people outside Silicon Valley thought it was silly and pointless. Ten years later, many of them still do — to the dismay of investors in the now-public company — but despite its detractors, it’s still alive and indispensable for the millions of users who can grasp its sometimes puzzling conventions and norms.
On Twitter’s birthday, Wired chronicled the platform’s 10-year existence — in tweets, naturally.
Meanwhile, United Capital CEO Joe Duran found irony in a conference panel; Chief Investment Officer Burt White of LPL Financial keeps finding offbeat economic indicators; and Joe Weisenthal, host of “What’d You Miss?” on Bloomberg TV, is going to be missing more than usual for a while.
Worst 15-yr return on S&P 500 = -0.4%
Last 15yrs for Hussman Strategic Growth = +0.9%
By fearing the worst, you actually got it?
— Eric Nelson, CFA (@ServoWealth) March 24, 2016
— zee smith (@zeefreak) March 29, 2016
MOST GURLS IN THE ADJUSTABLE RATE GAME WITH CHANGING INTEREST OVER TIME BUT I UNDERSTAND THE PLIGHT OF ZERO APR pic.twitter.com/DQ3IaZk2nQ
— Wu-Tang Financial (@Wu_Tang_Finance) March 28, 2016
If a trade deficit today costs jobs and must be repaid in the future with a trade surplus, that’s like transferring jobs to future Americans
— Modeled Behavior (@ModeledBehavior) March 23, 2016
Hulk Hogan is now worth more than Valeant.
— Irrelevant Investor (@michaelbatnick) March 22, 2016
custodians discussing diversity.
Says panel of older white men talking to room of older white men. .me included! pic.twitter.com/MoaFyArkNq
— Joe Duran (@DuranMoney) March 22, 2016
I don’t fish much but when a prospective new client wants to go fishing on his boat for the 1st meeting what’s a guy to do LOL.