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Ashraf Laidi was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Chief Market Strategist at CMC Markets - Author of Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis www.AshrafLaidi.com

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301 votes in finance
37 votes in education
14 votes in forex
13 votes in news
10 votes in nonprofit
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Ashraf Laidi (alaidi on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Cykick
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Personalme I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because... he knows what he is talking about.
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Joe Thierry Arys I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because. He soundly explains Forex in several languages ;)
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Fleur2nuit I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because... 1 2 3 Viva Algeria ;-)
Chris
Chris I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because... he gets the world view , especially currencies.
Dennis Gürtler
Dennis Gürtler I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because of his forecasts in FX & intermarket dynamics.
Ernest D'Ippolito
Ernest D'Ippolito I recommend @alaidi in the Shorty Award category #finance because... he tells it like it is- a thorough methodology
Jas
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shahnawaz I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #finance because he is the best in inter market financial analysis.
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Richard Cruz I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #finance because he gives very helpful insights.
Todd Gordon
Todd Gordon I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #finance because...he is out there with me fighting the good fight in FX!
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his market reports is fun to watch
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #education because he cleared fog surrounding FX & intermarket analysis for me
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #news because he understands topic he is talking about, no BS
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Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #nonprofit because gives tens of thousands of tweets with real value for free
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #forex because he has no peer with so deep intermarket insight
Radoslav Horák
Radoslav Horák I vote for @alaidi for a Shorty Award in #finance because he has deep insight into FX + can talk it 4 languages
The Shorty Interview
with Ashraf Laidi
What's your best tweet?
some trades in currencies & the infamous warning on the mkt peaking (bottoming VIX)
What are six things you could never do without?
1 water 2 food 3 sleep 4 friends/family 5 market 6 blackberry(twitter ?)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
inform educate share w/ clients & followers on the way diffnt markets respond to 1 another
What's your favorite Twitter app?
shortening links
Twitter or Facebook?
Facebook is the 18-wheeler & twitter is Ultrasound train
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
it's hard to live w/out twitter & blackberry
What feature should Twitter add?
scrolling news but please no instant messaging. DMessaging is great enough
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
bernanke
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
intermarket hedge buy sell
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Not my shadow
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
they ended up being inactive and/or too many irrelevant tweets
Why should we vote for you?
followers find incisive updates on evolving relationships in equity, currency, bond & commodity mkts; trading ideas, charts & news.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
more consistency from the good stuff
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
too many to fit in 140 characters
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#noneyet
How do you make your tweets unique?
combine info w/ analysis & sometimes humour, but always aiming to enlighten and add value
What inspires you to tweet?
share & grow
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, sometimes but there are abt 3x as many who keep asking for more
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Decide what you want to get out of it then follow the experts in these fields, use approp tags & key works to draw relevant content & network
How long can you go without a tweet?
weekends maybe
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Fari Hamzei of @HamzeiAnalytics is the Ace
Why'd you start tweeting?
to communicate faster with clients in terms of education & pointing out new trades
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Twitter has been outstanding in bringing me links & updates to tons of invaluable data & info in the most timely manner.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
polls & competitions
How will the world change in 2010?
more acronyms and less synonyms
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
none yet
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
State of the Union Address will be delivered from the President's bedroom