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This Week’s Business Tweets: It’s All Goldman (Twitter Beat)


Goldman hearings, Brazilian spam and Elevation cashing in on the Palm deal.


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This Week’s Business Tweets: Drive-Bys (Twitter Beat)


GM’s CEO toots his own horn, while one Tweeter touts Yahoo.

Does GM deserve an “atta boy” for paying the government its $7 billion loan back early? CEO Ed Whitacre thinks so. So as Ed honks the horn of his Impala, we’ll give you a drive-by of the week’s best business tweets. On the Twitterati’s minds this week: CoCo bonds (COntingent COnvertible bonds), the future of magazines, and the Goldman standard in paying back duped investors.

Prof Shiller: The recovery in houses and stocks is a “mini-bubble”
Henry Blodget, editor of Business Insider, on comments by Robert Shiller, co-creator of the much-watched Case-Shiller housing index.
Twitter.com/hblodget

A better fail-safe than CoCo bonds [FT] — debt secty that would help provide mkt discipline to banks
Bob Pozen, chairman of MFS Investment Management, on an ill-advised proposal to require large banks to sell bonds that convert to common stock if the bank faces financial trouble.
Twitter.com/Pozen

WorldBank paper finds little evidence of protectionism following 2008 market crisis
Jim Mahar, finance professor at St. Bonaventure University.
Twitter.com/jimmahar

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BUSINESS:

Whitacre: #GM has repaid UST and EDC loans in full, with interest, ahead of schedule- years ahead of schedule. “Worth clapping about”

GM’s corporate Twitter feed, on comments by CEO Ed Whitacre.
Twitter.com/GMblogs

Chris Anderson of @wired says the iPhone, Kindle and cloud computing have convinced him that tablets will transform the magazine business.
Tom Bedecarre, CEO of AKQA, a global digital marketing and technology services firm.
Twitter.com/tombed

THE MARKETS:

$YHOO remains unloved and cheap on a relative basis. Plus, it is a turnaround story. Hope the hot money stays away until $22.50
Scott Bleier, director of Create Capital Advisors.
Twitter.com/CreateCapital

Domestic Equity Fund Flows See Second Highest Inflow In Past 9 Months In Week Ended April 7
Editors of the financial blog, zerohedge.com.
Twitter.com/zerohedge

WPP’s Martin Sorrell: “Invading these [social] media with commercial messages might not be the right thing”
David Armano, senior vice president at Edelman Digital.
Twitter.com/armano

THE LIGHTER SIDE:

…when Wall St firms start paying damages to investors…I hereby propose that it be called the Blankfine.”
Ryan Avent, a Washington, D.C.-based economics writer, referencing Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
Twitter.com/ryanavent
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Managing Your Retirement like a Business


By taking a page from corporations, retirees can achieve greater security in their later years, says Jane King, a Boston-based financial adviser. Veronica Dagher reports.


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Tips For Starting A Small Business


Would-be business owners should consider their objectives and target market before setting up shop and look locally for loans, Lani Hay, CEO of Lanmark Technology Inc. tells Dow Jones Newswires reporter Kristen McNamara.


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Gold And Silver Home Business


There are benefits of buying gold and silver because they are real assets. These assets are not simply names of corporations, they are tangible assets that can be touched. Therein lies their power. View full post on Investing Articles from EzineArticles.com

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This Week in Business Tweets: Net Net? (Twitter Beat)


The upshot of the FCC ruling on net neutrality and John Malone’s maneuvers.


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Online Money Business


There are a few honest investment businesses where you can invest your money and get better returns than local banks. Yes, not all online businesses are scams. View full post on Investing Articles from EzineArticles.com

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This Week in Business Tweets: Apple Love (Twitter Beat)


Steve Case plugs the iPad, while Harbinger dumps NYT shares.


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Time to Hand Over the Family Business


Low interest rates and asset prices means it’s high time to pass down the family business to your kids, managing director at Citi Private Bank Joel Yudenfreund tells Dow Jones Newswires’ Shelly Banjo.


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This Week in Business Tweets: Windex Time (Twitter Beat)


Looking for meaning in Treasury yields, Dick Fuld and twice-a-year bonuses.


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