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 … Read more Can Twitter Sentiment be used to generate buy / sell signals?
On Monday July 16, I started saving all tweets with the hashtag “#CIO” using twitter’s API. I’m using the same collection/storage script that I’m using for my Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions research and just added another keyword term to store. Since I have the ability to capture,store and analyze twitter data, I thought I’d … Read more #CIO Twitter Stream Content Visualization
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 … Read more Using Twitter Sentiment for predicting stock price movement
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 … Read more Will Twitter make you a better investor?
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 … Read more Understanding Twitter Sentiment for Investing Decisions
I had quite a lot of feedback from my Signal to Noise Ratio & Twitter post last week. Most of the feedback was positive and in agreement with my argument that twitter can become something that overloads you with a lot of noise. Some folks disagreed with my argument too…and I’m OK with disagreement. I … Read more Revisiting Signal to Noise & Twitter