Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010


StockTwits is a by-product of all that financial chatter on Twitter. Think of the website as a social ticker — instead of tracking stock movements, it tracks the ongoing discussion around each stock. Find someone whose advice you trust, add them to a watch list and get a real-time stream of investing insight. The unvarnished info can be a refreshing switch from all those makeup-encrusted anchors on financial-news shows.