Posts Tagged ‘Tweets’

  • Using tweets to predict the stock market

    Using Twitter To Predict the Stock Market

    Nov 5, 13 • 476 Views • No Comments

    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...  [read more]

  • An Upward Dow Helps an Incumbent President

    Can Stock Markets Predict Elections?

    Nov 10, 12 • 284 Views • No Comments

    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....  [read more]

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    “Tweetquakes”

    Aug 29, 11 • 269 Views • No Comments

    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...  [read more]