A look at Twitter messages in 2012 mentioning $SPY and S&P500 Symbols

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Cross Posted at TradeTheSentiment.com While working up my data analysis chapter of my dissertation, I came across some interesting tidbits of information and thought I’d share. Nothing here is earth-shattering and there’s not much I (or you) can do with this…but I thought it interesting and hope someone else out there does too. I’ve shared […]

Using Twitter Sentiment for Intraday Signals

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This is a cross-post from Trade The Sentiment. Originally published as Using Twitter Sentiment for Intraday Signals. While most of my research on Twitter Sentiment has been for use on larger time-frames (Daily, Weekly, etc), I’ve been very curious about using sentiment for intraday signals. I finally found some time to hack together a script that would look […]

Using Twitter Sentiment for predicting stock price movement

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I just finished giving a presentation titled “Will Twitter Make you a better investor?”…and like I always do with these presentations, I recorded one of my rehearsal’s to share. In this presentation, I provide an overview of my research into using twitter sentiment and message volume as inputs into modeling stock price movements. A quick […]

Will Twitter make you a better investor?

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My paper, titled Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at Sentiment, User Reputation and their effect on the Stock Market, has been published in the Conference Proceedings for the Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS) 2012 Conference. You can grab a copy of the PDF here: Will Twitter Make You a Better Investor? A Look at […]

Understanding Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions

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Its been quiet over the last few weeks on here for a reason… I’ve been finalizing my Dissertation Proposal. Yesterday (Wed Oct 26th), I successfully defended my proposal. (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) I am now officially in the dissertation phase. While preparing/rehearsing for the defense, I had the foresight to record one my rehearsals and thought I’d share […]

Dissertation Proposal Defense Scheduled (!!!)

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I’ve finally got my dissertation proposal defense scheduled! (!!!!) October 26th is the big day! For those of you interested, my Dissertation Proposal Title is: Analysis of Twitter Messages for Sentiment and Insight for use in Stock Market Decision Making In other words, I’m looking at whether you can actually use twitter messages for decision […]

Progress on the Doctorate – Fall 2010

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So the Fall 2010 semester is coming to an end and it looks like I’ve gotten to the point where I’ve got to actually write something longer than a few pages This semester I took what I hope is my last course required for the program (it was an E-Commerce course).   In addition to that  […]

Mining for knowledge in a social word

Image via Wikipedia Last week I published a post titled Mining for Knowledge where I discussed some of the research that I’ve been doing in my doctorate program. One of the favorite lines from the article, and one that resonated with a few others as well. The line was: …converting tacit (i.e., internal) knowledge to explicit (i.e., […]

Mining for Knowledge

Mining for Knowledge

In my doctoral research, I’ve been researching ways to improve knowledge capture and sharing methods, specifically within project teams but the ideas can be dissemenated around the organization. One of the biggest issues I’ve found while working as a consultant is the amount of knowledge that I walk away with after a project is complete. […]

Doctorate degree pursuit update & announcement

Doctoral Studies Update & announcement of my new website – Distance PhD. I just realized that I hadn’t shared an update on my doctoral studies in a while. I’m 2 classes away from being completely done with coursework.  Woot!  But…I have 23 hours of dissertation credits left.  woot? I’ve completed 58 hours and have 31 hours remaining. […]