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Creators: Howard Lindzon and Soren Macbeth
StockTwits makes it easy for investors to cut through Twitter clutter and see only those 140-character messages pertaining to the stock market or specific stocks (see BusinessWeek.com, 2/11/09 "StockTwits May Change How You Trade"). According to finance and tech entrepreneur Howard Lindzon, who co-founded StockTwits in October, the site has more than 32,000 subscribers who contribute an average of 8,000 stock picks and pans each day. Soon, Lindzon plans to introduce paid components to the service, such as educational tools for making better investments.
See also: Sanebull (www.sanebull.com), Traderfeed (traderfeed.blogspot.com), and BreakoutStocks (twitter.com/BreakoutStocks)