Twitter has, by most estimates, 75 million visitors a month, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some have more than one million Twitter users.
24/7 Wall St. will look at the Twitter posts at Reuters Biz, WSJ, Financial Times, CNN Money, MarketWatch, CNBC, and 24/7 Wall St. each day to see which stocks are most frequently mentioned. It is clear that in this area of social media these tweet are a sign of which companies the Twitter universe is interested in. These financial sites are followed by a combined 625,000 Twitter users which makes them a sizeable sample of Wall St.’s interests. In some cases, we will publish the actual tweets from the sites.
Each tweet has the source and the tweet itself.
Reuters Biz: Microsoft’s browser loses market share in Europe http://link.reuters.com/qav64j
Reuters Biz: Chinese shrug shoulders at possible Google pull-out http://link.reuters.com/cet64j
MarketWatch: Fed may have to name banks that needed bailout funds: court http://on.mktw.net/cPg9ab
Douglas A. McIntyre