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A new hedge fund will use Tweets to gauge market sentiment. Derwent Capital Markets' trading...

A new hedge fund will use Tweets to gauge market sentiment. Derwent Capital Markets' trading model, based on a recent study, uses notable shifts in the use of emotional trigger words to determine changes in sentiment - which normally precede major market moves by 2-6 days.
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  • Wall St. Cheat Sheet
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    My sources say they use Twitter as a contrarian indicator. Meaning, it's the newest way to take money from the herd.
    22 Dec 2010, 12:58 PM Reply Like
  • Harry Tuttle
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    Wait! I thought the stock market hinged on the valuations and predictions carefully calculated by Wall Street analysts using proprietary methods. Why else would they get paid so much?

     

    Now you mean to tell me that is all about...(gasp)...senti...

     

    There goes another American industry...(pumping stocks)
    22 Dec 2010, 01:03 PM Reply Like
  • jj_s
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    Seems like a winner...will allocate at least 80% of my savings here.
    22 Dec 2010, 01:49 PM Reply Like
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