Twitter caused the Stock Market to Crash! (not really)

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This is a cross-post from Trade The Sentiment. On April 23 2013, the Associated Press reportedly had their Twitter account hacked. At 1:07PM Eastern Time, a Tweet was sent out that claimed an explosion at the White House.  Here’s the Tweet: About 2 minutes after this Tweet was sent, the Stock Market saw a sell-off. According […]

Can Twitter Sentiment be used to generate buy / sell signals?

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This is a cross-post from TradeTheSentiment.com Before we get started…its VERY easy to look back and say “yes…that would have been a buy signal”.  If the market worked with hindsight, we’d all be millionaires. For this approach, I’m going to use the thought that the masses are ‘wrong’.  That is…when Sentiment gets extremely bearish or […]