Recently published and preliminary work from researchers at four universities indicate that trends in social mood as displayed in social media predict price moves in the stock market. The studies provide important further evidence of the socionomic hypothesis: that changes in states of unconscious social mood precede—because they motivate—changes in the stock market and other social events.
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Indiana University Researchers Bollen and Mao to discuss their findings at the New Horizons Summit Bollen and Mao both come from engineering backgrounds; they were eager to obtain quantitative information on public mood, plain and simple. They set out to use their unique data mining tools to test a new […]
[Press] Twitter Mood Researchers Bollen and Mao Join Social Scientists at Inaugural Socionomics Summit
GAINESVILLE, Ga. / March 25, 2011 – Dr. Johan Bollen and Huina Mao of “Twitter predicts the stock market” fame will address the 2011 Socionomics Summit on April 16 in Atlanta.