Here are my favorite tweets from the last week:

Markets and Investing

The chase for higher yield continues:

Contrarian investing at its finest:

Uh-oh -- that’s a bad sign:

RIP, Alan "Ace" Greenberg (1927-2014):


Applications for jobless benefits hit eight-year low:

Household savings rates:

What’s this about a living wage?

This one made me laugh:

Policy and Politics

Best definition I’ve seen yet:

It's too darn hot!

Lots of states will be voting on marijuana issues this year:

Unbelievably sad:

Random Items

Amazing photo and factoid:

Queen Elizabeth II photobombs some kids:

"Cinderella story, out of nowhere, a former greenskeeper now about to become the Masters champion ... ":

To contact the author of this article: Barry Ritholtz at

To contact the editor responsible for this article: Alex Bruns at