Investing Tool #5: Twitter
Finally, we have Twitter. While just about everyone seems to complain about the functionality of Twitter, and the company has struggled when it comes to amassing the type of audience that Facebook sees, I find great value in the social network.
No matter what stock you’re digging into, if you use the cash tag, you can find valuable information including charts, research and more. Cash tags are created by adding a dollar sign to the front of a ticker.
For example, if you want to find social opinion, analysis, or charts on Apple, you would search twitter for $AAPL. What you will get from the search looks like this:
As you scroll down through the feed, you’ll find a wealth of information surrounding the stock that you’re interested in. Using this information, you’ll be able to make more informed decisions when you invest.