The Tweet Watch
Your source of tweets that matter!
Wall Street Journal's Marketplace Editor. I run corporate and business coverage for the WSJ, including tech, media, health, resources, transport and beyond.
Is Twitter really worth more than $10 billion? The math says yes. http://t.co/pNDXXipnxQ #twitter $FB
Crazy stat: The last time U.S. oil production grew this fast, Abraham Lincoln was running for president. http://t.co/jqOFH6pG
Looking for work? Be a priest. Clergy have lowest unemployment rate (1.5%) of all U.S. jobs. 2nd-highest? Actors. http://t.co/TcmNQuDo
Since 2010, Bank of America paid $43.52 billion in legal settlements, 2X what it spent on Merrill and Countrywide. http://t.co/242ZMrMh
$6.7 billion: The annual cost to staff one armed guard at 133,183 U.S. schools, assuming $50K full cost for each guard. #nra
The wider tragedy is how, culturally, we've come to expect mass murder. Columbine didn't change us. It conditioned us.
Chinese bank to lend $1.7B to build 20,000 new homes in San Francisco. One proviso: Chinese contractors do the work. http://t.co/3iO1dtHa
America, the rolling junkyard. Average age of U.S. cars is now a record 11 years. 1 in 5 first hit roads in 1996! http://t.co/ffQKY1Hr
How do smallbiz owners feel after Obama re-election? Not just bad. Crummy. Read the new WSJ poll: http://t.co/M9iJmHm2
Must View: The Fiscal Cliff mess explained in under 7min. Wonderful video by a cliffside @davidmwessel. http://t.co/gNXrmeE6
Why is your NYC cell service terrible? This video of flooding inside Verizon's main switching hub is why. By @AntonWSJ http://t.co/LGqUCsrv”
Google now employs 53,546 people - more than AT&T (47,600), Chrysler (52,191) and the state of Tennessee (47,189). $GOOG
Why have child injuries surged a huge 12%? Because parents are glued to their iPhones, not their kids. http://t.co/iXUkxl2E
America's gun dealers are prepping for the biggest event of their year: Whether Barack Obama is elected or not. http://t.co/2oZkDOki
Today's best iPhone story: Meet a hotel owner with 600 rooms of iPod-docking clocks...just made obsolete http://t.co/wQqkWpRw
What's Facebook worth? Never as little as this. Stock at all-time low this morning at $18.63. $FB
Facebook's 50% plunge doesn't tell the real story. $FB still valued at 37 times 2013 earnings. $GOOG - 15 times. $LNKD - 112 times
It defies belief, but it is true: Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults still listens to audio cassette tapes. http://t.co/O01foLh3
CEOs lash out at a dysfunctional Washington: You stop fighting, and we'll start spending. http://t.co/jLcXs3eu
Add this to one of life's great mysteries: Amazon sells $12.8 billion worth of stuff. Its profit is only $7 million. $AMZN
Built By Singular Technologies, Copyright 2010