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A Global Mood Ring for Financial Markets

May 11, 2011 |

Research out of Indiana University is seeking to make sense of global social network data in near real-time to arrive at a sense of universal mood. Johan Bollen and his team have a way to mine the tweets of the world to mesh data into an overall sense of emotion–a concept that is finding an eager audience among financial services players.

Algorithms Engulf Wall Street

Jan 19, 2011 |

Automated trading software runs amok.

Algorithmic Terrorism on Wall Street

Aug 5, 2010 |

Analysts uncover evidence of high frequency trading shenanigans.

AI That Picks Stocks Better Than the Pros

Jun 14, 2010 |

A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.

Market Meltdown Still Does Not Compute

May 13, 2010 |

Investigators struggle to ascertain role of computerized trading in stock market plunge.