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Tweet of the Week: 16/10 – 22/10 | Ramesh Bala

This week’s TOTW relates to Netflix's latest earning's call, which offered insight into the streaming giant's original content plans.

Posted on 10/23/2017 11:07:12 AM EarlyBird News

Twitter Tips for Traders: Don't Tweet!

Taken from our latest eBook, follow these tips for harnessing the power of Twitter for trading and analysis in the financial markets.

Posted on 10/17/2017 12:16:47 PM EarlyBird News

Following Carl’s Jr.’s #AmazonBuyUs campaign, could acquisition pitches over Twitter catch on?

We examine whether merger and acquisition pitches over Twitter could take off following Carl's Jr.’s recent Twitter pitch to Amazon.

Posted on 10/13/2017 12:08:05 PM EarlyBird News

Twitter Tips for Traders: Filter the Noise

Taken from our latest eBook, follow these tips for harnessing the power of Twitter for trading and analysis in the financial markets.

Posted on 10/3/2017 11:43:08 AM EarlyBird News

Twitter Tips for Traders: Have a Follow Strategy

Taken from our latest eBook, follow these tips for harnessing the power of Twitter for trading and analysis in the financial markets.

Posted on 9/13/2017 2:51:52 PM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 04/09 - 10/09 | FXStreet

With the German election on 24 Sept, financial professionals will become increasingly interested in any data about how the vote might go. This week’s TOTW gives insight into what the different victory scenarios might bring.

Posted on 9/13/2017 1:46:11 PM EarlyBird News

Twitter Curation: Good or Bad?

To curate or not to curate? It’s one of the questions we hear most from financial professionals, which is why EarlyBird puts Twitter curation fully in their hands.

Posted on 9/11/2017 10:08:23 AM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 28/08 – 03/09 | TechCrunch

This week’s TOTW broke the details of Apple’s annual iPhone event – a save the date for the launch date of the iPhone 8.

Posted on 9/6/2017 12:50:23 PM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 21/08 - 27/08 | Jeroen Blokland

This week's TOTW comes from investor Jeroen Blokland and links to his recent blog post about the Jackson Hole conference.

Posted on 9/1/2017 1:52:12 PM EarlyBird News

Can Trump build a wall around his Twitter feed?

As several high-profile Twitter users sue President Donald Trump for blocking them from receiving his Twitter feed, we examine whether Twitter is a 'public forum'?

Posted on 8/31/2017 2:49:31 PM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 07/08 - 13/08 | Loup Ventures

How big is Apple betting on AR for its next iPhone? This week’s TOTW may shed some light on the answer.

Posted on 8/16/2017 9:31:34 AM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 31/07 - 06/08 | Jared Bernstein

The week's Tweet of the Week is from former White House Chief Economist and Economic Advisor, Jared Bernstein (@econjared).

Posted on 8/10/2017 3:03:34 PM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 24/07 – 30/07 | Howard Archer

This week’s Tweet of the Week comes from @howardarcherUK, Chief European and UK economist at IHS Global Insight.

Posted on 8/2/2017 11:44:37 AM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 17/07 – 23/07 | Elon Musk

This week’s Tweet of the Week comes from tech entrepreneur Elon Musk – the man behind PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX.

Posted on 7/25/2017 9:07:45 AM EarlyBird News

Could Twitter Facilitate the next Big Banking Scandal?

By blocking Twitter at the firewall, and not providing a managed alternative, banks are pushing Twitter "under the table" on trading floors while managers turn a blind eye to its use on mobiles. Should the recent huge fines at BNP Paribas be a wake up call?

Posted on 7/21/2017 1:51:35 PM EarlyBird News

Tweet of the Week: 10/07 - 17/07 | Carillion PLC

In a series of weekly blog posts, we highlight an important Tweet, pushed out by EarlyBird, which has been quick to identify major market moving news.

Posted on 7/18/2017 2:42:53 PM EarlyBird News

Who’s Who – The Ultimate Online Financial Twitter Library!

You can follow anyone on Twitter with EarlyBird, but if you’re looking for ideas and suggestions then the Who’s Who page is the perfect place to start.

Posted on 7/10/2017 2:25:45 PM EarlyBird News

MiFID II: The Importance of Regulated Twitter

If your traders and analysts have access to Twitter and are using it for news sources, to identify trading opportunities or inform their trading decisions, then it’s important this information is captured for MiFID II compliance.

Posted on 6/28/2017 2:36:02 PM EarlyBird News

EarlyBird’s Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for the UK Election

Before the UK votes, we offer our list of key Twitter accounts to follow for everything UK election news, commentary, discussion and voting intention.

Posted on 5/19/2017 9:16:34 AM EarlyBird News

Spot trading opportunities on Twitter with our UK Election SmartTracks

Use our latest SmartTracks to track market-moving opinion, news and commentary about the UK General Election on Twitter.

Posted on 4/26/2017 11:45:26 AM EarlyBird News

Want to predict the FX market? Turn to Twitter

A recent paper by two academics recommends investors turn to Twitter if they want to gain a competitive edge in the FX market.

Posted on 4/13/2017 2:35:43 PM EarlyBird News

Do you have a Brexit Strategy for Twitter?

Find out about EarlyBird's new SmartTrack for tracking breaking Brexit news on Twitter.

Posted on 3/28/2017 12:04:03 PM EarlyBird News

EarlyBird's User Searches tool makes managing what your teams follow on Twitter a doddle

If you’re an EarlyBird admin, our latest enterprise search management tool makes seeing and managing what your teams are following on Twitter easy.

Posted on 3/20/2017 5:01:36 PM EarlyBird News

Stay on top of Brexit and European Election news with our new SmartTracks and Tweet Translation tool

EarlyBird is capturing all the candidates, pollsters, analysts and opinion formers in a set of new SmartTracks covering the four elections and the Brexit negotiations.

Posted on 3/8/2017 5:01:34 PM EarlyBird News

Watch our full presentation from Finovate Europe

Watch Market EarlyBird's CEO and founder, Danny Watkins present EarlyBird live on stage at Finovate Europe 2017.

Posted on 2/27/2017 3:16:01 PM EarlyBird News

Maximise space on trading screens with the EarlyBird Warbler

With vital market and financial news filling up every square inch of trading screens, we know screen space can be a problem. Don't worry, EarlyBird's got it covered!

Posted on 2/17/2017 10:39:50 AM EarlyBird News

EarlyBird selected to appear at Finovate Europe

Next month, Market EarlyBird’s CEO, Danny Watkins will take to the stage at Finovate Europe to showcase EarlyBird's myriad benefits to finance professionals looking for fast, compliance-friendly access to financial news on Twitter.

Posted on 1/24/2017 12:55:56 PM EarlyBird News

Track Trump's first days in office with our $TRUMP SmartTrack

Add our new $TRUMP SmartTrack to your EarlyBird dashboard, so you can start tracking Trump's first days in office.

Posted on 1/20/2017 3:23:12 PM EarlyBird News

Banks and traders in covert rush to install advanced Twitter monitoring tool to keep up with The Trump: The Wolf of Wall Tweet

Since the announcement of Donald Trump’s election in the United States and the Twitter tirade created by his fired from the hip Tweets, major city banks and trading houses have rushed to install highly sophisticated banking-compliant Twitter monitoring services to gain an advantage over their competitors.

Posted on 1/17/2017 10:14:55 AM EarlyBird News

Still using TweetSentry? Update to EarlyBird to access our app anywhere and on any device!

Still using TweetSentry? Learn how to update to EarlyBird to access our app anywhere and on any device.

Posted on 1/12/2017 11:18:24 AM EarlyBird News

EarlyBird SmartTracks - Curated Equity Tweets for the trade floor

EarlyBird's SmartTracks bring the key stories from Twitter on the entities you've chosen to follow, without the spam, optionally curated and reordered to highlight the financially relevant news stories that are breaking today. How do we do that?

Posted on 5/18/2016 3:13:06 PM EarlyBird News

Spot high-value Financial Tweets with EarlyBird's Activity Alert feature

One of the toughest things about getting financial value out of Twitter is spotting the important Tweets. Our new Activity Alerts feature identifies those Tweets that are getting a high level of interest across Twitter, and highlights them in your feed.

Posted on 12/30/2015 12:00:00 AM EarlyBird News

A Guide for Traders and Analysts

Twitter’s fast-moving time-based tweet stream was not designed for financial services, and traders given access to the Twitter website or even integrated solutions like Bloomberg typically get little value from it. The reason is simple. If they’re not watching Twitter all day they miss the good stuff.

Posted on 9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM EarlyBird News

A Guide for Compliance Professionals

When we built EarlyBird we worked with compliance teams to understand not only the explicit Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulations and their overseas equivalents, but also the unique risks of allowing direct Twitter access to traders and analysts.

Posted on 9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM Twitter Compliance

A Guide for IT Professionals

EarlyBird works by providing a lightweight desktop or browser client which communicates only with our cloud-based service. Our service in turn communicates with Twitter using a commercial filtered Firehose connection.

Posted on 9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM EarlyBird News

Five Twitter tips for making money

Amongst all the “pointless babble” that appears on Twitter there is a rich source of information for the finance professional. But you need to do your homework to know where to look, and use the right tools to control the flow of information.

Posted on 9/15/2015 12:04:46 PM Twitter News

Twitter on the rise for Breaking News

A new study conducted by The Pew Research Centre examines the social media habits of over 2000 Americans and the way which they receive their news. The proportion of users who say they follow breaking news on Twitter is nearing a remarkable 60%, the report suggesting that this is lending to the viewpoint that possibly Twitter’s greatest strength is providing “as it happens” coverage and commentary on live events.

Posted on 7/23/2015 2:30:06 PM Twitter Compliance

Twitter without Tweeting

Twitter is chirping with financial news and analysis, and yet a recent report showed Twitter lagging behind the other networks as an investment tool for the professional analyst or trader. The reason is pretty clear – they can’t have it. In a post LIBOR/FX rigging world where even mobile phones are banned from the trade floor, traders’ requests for Twitter, complete with its person-to-person, instant, unrecorded, encrypted communication channel are being met with a firm Nope from their compliance colleagues.

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