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10 Great Twitter accounts for investors to follow

Following these 10 Twitter handles is a great way to learn and stay updated as you invest

10 Great Twitter accounts for investors to follow

Nobody invests in a vacuum. Every investor is guided by certain insights and information that he has sought out or which has come his way. Having a good investment philosophy is the key to success, as is having the right information. Following other investors and thought leaders is a good way to stay in the loop as you work on developing your own investment style and strategy. Here are 10 great Twitter handles to get you started.

1. @Iamsamirarora
Samir Arora

Tweets: 10.5K
Following: 44
Likes: 154
Followers: 412K

Why Follow Samir Arora
Samir Arora is the founder and fund manager at Helios Capital. Before starting Helios, Arora was the Head of Asian Emerging Markets at Alliance Capital Management, Singapore. Arora's twitter account features his observations on the markets, the economy and also his everyday life, often with a humorous bent. His track record as an astute fund manager and his sharp-witted remarks have earned him a loyal following. The tweets published here are examples of the kind of useful yet entertaining insights he posts.


2. @naval
Naval Ravikant

Tweets: 19.4K
Following: 669
Likes: 112K
Followers: 605K

Why should you follow Naval Ravikant
Naval Ravikant is a lot of things - an angel investor, a stock market investor, a philosopher, and the CEO of AngelList. The tweets below alongside are characteristic of Ravikant's approach to life, investing and managing one's money.


3. @rohitchauhan
Rohit Chauhan

Tweets: 2,328
Following: 5
Likes: 972
Followers: 30.8K

Why should you follow Rohit Chauhan
Rohit the founder of RC Capital also writes the popular blog, 'Value Investor India.' His tweets feature valuable bits of insights from his experience investing and his observation of trends in the markets. He also shares his own blog posts which are both accessible and informative. This is definitely one thought-provoking page Indian investors can benefit from following. The posts below provide a glimpse into the principles that underlie Chauhan's approach to investing.


4. @Vivek_Investor

Tweets: 4867
Following: 40
Likes: 6,999
Followers: 12.4K

Why should you follow Vivek
Vivek started his twitter account only in January last year, and he has managed to earn a decent following for the quality of his posts. With a focus on value, growth and moat investing, his posts help investors stay grounded in what is important. Warren Buffett figures in a big way in a lot of Vivek's posts, which is great because there is no one quite like Buffett for clear-headed investing. Vivek keeps things simple which makes his posts greatly useful to beginner stock investors.


5. @dmuthuk
D. Muthukrishnan

Tweets: 19.9K
Following: 83
Likes: 8,799
Followers: 59.8K

Why should you follow D. Muthukrishnan?

D. Muthukrishnan is a Chennai-based Certified Financial Planner and a practicing personal financial advisor. Passionate about personal finance, investments and financial independence, Muthukrishnan also runs a blog . His tweets provide sensible investing advice to investors. His observations on investor behavior are spot on, and are a great reminder of the need to steer away from the madness that can often take hold of the market. Two things that make @muthuk a great account to follow are one, that he tweets a lot; and two, that his tweets are almost all about being a wise investor (no miscellaneous material). So if you are looking for a page that is very focussed on providing investors with valuable insights into good investing habits, this is a great page. The tweets below capture the general mood of his page.


6. @trengriffin

Tren Griffin
Tweets: 53.3K
Following: 353
Likes: 1,069
Followers: 41.5K

Why should you follow Tren Griffin
Tren Griffin is an author and also writes the famous blog 25iq that features business and life lessons on prominent investors and other successful individuals. His most
famous posts are titled "A dozen things I learned from ...," which features the ideas of thinkers and writers Tren has learned from. Here are a few tweets by Tren that provide food for thought. He also offers regular suggestions on how to go about investing.


7. @jvembuna

Jana Vembunarayanan
Tweets: 3130
Following: 36
Likes: 144
Followers: 16.4K

Why should you follow Jana Vembunarayanan https://t.co/DMXMpHIF3U
Jana Vembunarayanan runs a popular investing blog, 'Seeking Wisdom'. Mastering the best of
what other people have already figured out, he talks about mental models, learning, psychology,
books and many more related topics. Jana has also authored A Gentle and Practical Introduction
to Value Investing, which is available on his blog. Here are some of his tweets.


8. @AustinValue
Austin Value Capital

Tweets: 161
Following: 126
Followers: 7,483

Why should you follow Austin Value Capital?
Austin Value Capital does not post as often as some of the other accounts featured here, but what it does put out is extremely useful and exhaustive. Want a compendium of Berkshire Hathaway annual-meeting transcripts from 1994 to 2019? It's here. How about a compendium of everything about Graham, Munger and Schloss? Here. Or Michael Burry and even Keynes? Again, here. Make Austin Value Capital your go-to place for everything written by value managers. It will take you years to finish what is already up. Here are some recent posts


9. @iancassel

Ian Cassel
Tweets: 21.3K
Following: 398
Likes: 14K
Followers: 65.6K

Why should you follow Ian Cassel?
Ian Cassel is a founding partner at MicroCapClub and has plenty to say about investing, stocks, and most especially about investing in mid-, small-, and micro-caps. Ian believes that the key to outsized returns lies in finding great companies early since all great companies start as small companies. This belief lends his tweets their unique focus on small and mid cap companies, which is great for anyone looking for guidance as they scour the markets for great finds.


10. @Niraj_dugar
Tweets: 3,473
Following: 129
Likes: 4,690
Followers: 693

Why should you follow Niraj?
Niraj is a Chartered Accountant based in Hyderabad who quit his job earlier this year to pursue his love for reading and learning. Niraj espouses contrarian investing, and the tweets below are taken from a thread of his inspired by some of his readings on the subject.