Here are some twitter accounts I follow (only includes News/Basketball/Economics/Misc/Politics). Of course there are many many more, but on a weekday I can hardly keep up with what my timeline as is. Feel free to message me recommendations. Descriptions are mostly c&p’ed from twitter & I was too lazy to link to everyone’s blog/website, sorry!
MarketWatch – MarketWatch Breaking News Bulletins
RANsquawk – visit our website for the free real-time scrolling news and audio for stocks, bonds, FX and energy.
Reuters – Reuters.com brings you the latest news from around the world, covering breaking news in business, politics, technology, and more.
rivva – German Twitter/Blog News Aggregator
Alexandra Endres – Redakteurin im Ressort Wirtschaft bei ZEIT ONLINE.
Bryan Caplan – I’m a GMU econ professor, EconLog blogger, father of three, and author of *The Myth of the Rational Voter* and *Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids* [Blog]
CEPRDC – The Center for Economic and Policy Research promotes democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people’s lives.
Dean Baker – an economist and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. I also run the blog Beat the Press.
eFlation – Fondsmanager, Publizist, Value Investing, Cosmonaut, Web 2.0 [Blog]
egghat – Econblogger und iOS Developer mit einer gewissen Schwäche für Gadgets aller Art und von Apple im Besonderen [Blog]
Ezra Klein – Blogger/columnist for the Washington Post, columnist for Bloomberg, contributor to MSNBC. Eater of food. Hater of filibuster. Lover of charts. [Blog]
Felix Salmon – Felix Salmon is the finance blogger at Reuters. [Blog]
Freakonomics – The books ‘Freakonomics’ and ‘SuperFreakonomics’ have sold 5 million copies worldwide. Here, the authors (and friends) continue to spout off. [Blog]
INETeconomics – The Institute for New Economic Thinking provides fresh insight and thinking to promote changes in economic theory and practice. [Website]
Jeffrey D. Sachs – Economist, Professor, Director of the @EarthInstitute, Columbia University and Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General. Author of The Price of Civilization.
Kantoos – Moderne VWL und Wirtschaftspolitik – Versuch einer Paartherapie. [Blog]
lostgen – Twitter des Blogs Verlorene Generation. [Blog]
Lukas Sustala – Financial journalist @DerStandard. Blogger @derstandardat. Co-managed a macro hedge fund@ISKWien. Austrian, Economist, living in Vienna.
Marcus Gatzke – Journalist, Ökonom und Ressortleiter Wirtschaft bei ZEIT ONLINE.
Markus Gärtner – I am a Vancouver-based business journalist writing for German papers [Blog]
Matthew Bishop – NY Bureau Chief, The Economist; co-author Philanthrocapitalism.
Matthew Yglesias – is a Fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. [Blog]
Megan Greene – Economist specialising in euro crisis and providing analysis on Ireland/Greece/Portugal/Spain/Italy/Germany.
Nouriel Roubini – Professor at Stern School, NYU, Chairman of Roubini Global Economics. [Blog]
Olaf Storbeck – writer – Economics Editor, Germany’s business daily Handelsblatt. [Blog]
Paul Krugman – Economics and Politics: The Conscience of a Liberal, an NYTimes blog by Paul Krugman [Blog]
PIMCO – We are a global investment management firm with one mission: manage risks & deliver returns.
Richard Florida – Urbanist, Author, Professor, Researcher, Talker, Bike Rider, Guitar Player.
Ryan Avent – Economics correspondent for The Economist. [Blog #1] [Blog #2]
Tim Harford – Author of Adapt; Undercover Economist at the FT; presenter of More or Less, Radio 4. Coffee lover.
Tyler Cowen – Professor of Economics, George Mason University [Blog]
Umair Hague – author, blogger, thinker, reformer. [Blog]
Wirtschaftswurm – Nachrichten aus Wirtschaftspolitik und Wirtschaftswissenschaften gründlich verdaut [Blog]
zerohedge – to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public. [Website] (the comments are full with gunblazing anarcho-liberal gold bugs, lovin’ it.)
Barry Eichengreen – Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Hans Rosling – Professor Global Health, Karolinska Institutet. Edutainer & co-founder of Gapminder Foundation. (doesn’t quite fit into this category, heh.)
Zeke J. Miller – @BusinessInsider Politics Reporter. Yale grad.
ZEIT Online Politik – ZEIT ONLINE Politik: M. Horeld (mh), M. Schlieben (ms), S. Richter (sr), L. Caspari (lc), J. Radke (jr), K. Haake (kh), T. Steffen (tst).
BroseBaskets – German BEKO Basketball Bundesliga Club / Current German Champion and BEKO BBL Cup Winner.
Chris Kaman – Center For The Los Angeles Clippers
Kyle Hines – used to play for Bamberg, now is playing basketball for Olympiacos Piraeus.
Marcus Slaughter – another BB player.
P.J. Tucker – Brose Basket’s player.
ProspOverseas – Worldwide Basketball Scouting – The International Eye for Talent.
Wendell Maxey – freelance scribe with espn.com page 2, nba.com, slam online/slam magazine. currently writing photo history book on portland trail blazers for arcadia publishing.
SchoenenDunk – Schoenen-Dunk.de Basketball Community – Deutschlands virtueller Freiplatz
Teem72 – Brose Basket’s PR-guy.
Conan O’Brien – The voice of the people. Sorry, people.
extra3 – Die einzige Satiresendung http://x3.de
Der_Fuehrer – Kunststudent, Social Media Veteran
Sheldon Cooper – Quite possibly the most intelligent human on the planet. Brilliant theoretical physicist.
The Tweet Of God – Maketh Me not come down there.
The Onion – America’s Finest News Source.
Westerwave – I’m always yet the new germany outside minister. No one can reach me the water!
Ben Goldacre – Nerd cheerleader, Bad Science person, stats geek, research fellow in epidemiology, procrastinator. [Blog]
Shafeen Charania – thinker, dreamer, communicator, synthesist [Blog]
The Browser – Today’s essential reads. Share your own links by tweeting them with the hashtag #browsings [Website] (you might know them from the 5-book interview series, love them.)