#FinServ Twitter influencers we love to follow
Whether you favor romantic dinners for two or a heart-shaped box of chocolates, Valentine’s Day is all about expressing gratitude and appreciation for the special people in your life. In this spirit, we couldn’t think of a better time to show some love to a few of our favorite Twitter accounts striking our financial services’ hearts in 140 characters or less.
Determining the most influential voices on our Twitter feed was no easy feat, but the below profiles are managed by those who are always ahead of the curve and ready to provide real-time news updates, financial industry intel and the occasional witty remark or meme to keep us all sane in times of market duress.
This is by no means a comprehensive list of our favorite accounts, but be sure to follow along! After all, these accounts make the perfect dream-date alongside your morning cup of Joe as you scroll the day’s headlines.
Paul La Monica, Digital Correspondent for @CNNMoney
Total followers: 42.5K
Follow for: Up-to-the-minute headlines impacting stocks and the economy, with the occasional entertaining reference to sports and pop culture.
— Paul R. La Monica (@LaMonicaBuzz) February 13, 2017
Ben Carlson, Director of Institutional Asset Management at Ritholtz Wealth Management, Blogger and Author
Total followers: 25K
Follow for: Investment content and personal finance advice you can actually use.
Facebook: My fake news is amazing
Instagram: My life is amazing
Snapchat: My stories are amazing
Twitter: The world is coming to an end
— Ben Carlson (@awealthofcs) February 12, 2017
Lauren Young, Money Editor at @Reuters
Total followers: 31.9K
Follow for: Engaging wealth-related content, upcoming Twitter chats and Facebook Live teasers.
— Lauren Young (@LaurenYoung) February 13, 2017
Eric Balchunas, Senior ETF Analyst for @Bloomberg Intelligence
Total followers: 5K
Follow for: Your daily dose of all things ETF-related.
Best overall performing ETF since election: Inverse VIX ETN (XIV), up 68%, triple banks, 8x mkt. Nothing’s shocking. pic.twitter.com/l0Iunn83o7
— Eric Balchunas (@EricBalchunas) February 14, 2017
Liz Skinner, Reporter for @NewsfromIN covering fintech and practice management for financial advisers
Total followers: 6K
Follow for: Your go-to source for news impacting advisers and their businesses.
— Liz Skinner (@skinnerliz) February 9, 2017
Meb Faber, Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Cambria Investment Management
Total followers: 29.8K
Follow for: Insight into the latest catalysts driving the stock market and investment strategies.
— Meb Faber (@MebFaber) February 13, 2017
Wu-Tang Financial, David Chappelle’s Parody Financial Services Consulting Firm
Total followers: 121K
Follow for: Uncensored financial-related humor not for the weak of heart.
S&P: no clue what is in this CDO, we should be diligent in credit review
S&P: JUST RATE IT AAA, DA MARKET BE BOOMING FAM, MORE DEALZ 2 COME pic.twitter.com/oEiEGuMwxO
— Wu-Tang Financial (@Wu_Tang_Finance) November 17, 2016