Twitter as a Stock Market Predictor

December 24th, 2010
in News, Background

Seeking Alpha:  Felix Salmon reports that "Derwent Capital Markets, a family- owned hedge fund, will offer investors the chance to use Twitter Inc. posts to gauge the mood of the stockmarket, said co-owner Paul Hawtin."  (Quote from Bloomberg)

Follow up:

Running data on the frequency of different terms and words appearing on Twitter through some magic like Granger Causality Analysis and then a Self-Organizing Fuzzy Neural Network, you get all manner of enticing predictive power out the other end.  Read more.....

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