An Indiana University researcher thinks he has confirmed that mood and stock market movement correlate. The results, though, were not what he expected. Originally, Johan Bollen and his students thought that they would discover a positive relationship between
No one seems to be talking about what really might have led to the Obama win. The stock market. The basic reasoning is that people connect their “social mood” to the incumbent and social mood directly relates to how the stock market is performing.
Sometimes Tweets travel faster than seismic waves. And then, what happens? In this wonderful webcomic from April 2010, an earthquake strikes, people Tweet, and within seconds, the news beats the temblor’s spread. Do people run for safety? No. They send