@CNNMoney: The twitter account of the World’s largest business website, the account will give you major updates on business, personal, and financial news around the world in 140 characters or less with links to pertinent content on their website. A must have to follow the global economy easily.
@CNN: the more general version of CNN money, the twitter handle will provide updates on everything from sports to weather to politics, among other things. If you are looking for the most major of stories, it’s a great account to follow.
@nytimes: Follow breaking news from one of the most respected papers in the country. With over 4 million followers, the New York Times regularly posts contents and attempts to engage with their massive user base.
@forbes: the bi-weekly magazine has taken to Tweeting to deliver you content and some of the best lists around, including the Forbes 400 (400 richest people). Provides up to date financial information and outstanding articles on most major disciplines of business.
@nytimesbusiness: the business specific portion of the NY Times will provide you with financial, economic, and business news from a very trusted source. A real focused account for MBA specific business news, one of my personal favorites out there.
@BBCBusiness: The British Broadcasting Corporation has set up shop on the popular social network to deliver insight on the global financial markets although there is an occasional skew to deliver news from Britain. A great resource if you’re looking to find valuable international news.
@WSJ: The Wall Street Journal’s twitter account allows you free partial access to many articles normally reserved for paid subscribers to the authoritative source. A true leader in providing compelling content that is very readable and purposeful.
@harvardbiz: Harvard Business Review has taken to Twitter to promote their blog posts, management tips, and interesting stats from the site. Highly reputable source for fun facts and quick tips to help you get ahead.
@theeconomist: The weekly London publication covers a wide array of editorial topics intended for a highly educated audience, such as yourself. Dabbles in a little bit of everything, the Economist is a highly regarded source for, as they put it, “intelligence”.
@USAToday: The latest national/global headlines from USATODAY.com’s news feed, plus tweets added by USA Today’s social media team. A newspaper more marketed to the masses but still great if you are in a rush.