If you fancy dabbling on the stock market, you might want to keep an eye on the Spotify charts. According to new research from The London Business School, Auckland University of Technology and the Audencia Business School, the measures of positive or negative mood which the music download choices indicate : “ is positively correlated with […]
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Predicting the stock market from photographs in the financial-press (new study)
If you’re inclined to make bets on the stock market, you’ll be at a considerable disadvantage if you don’t have a tight grip on so called ‘investor sentiment’ – in other words a reliable way of being able to judge the current ‘mood’ of the market. But, in practice, it’s notoriously difficult to gauge accurately. […]
Dangerous infectious diseases : good news for Wall Street?
“In this research, we show that large events of devastating nature to the economy can be considered as good news to some interest groups, such as stock market traders.” – explain researchers Michael Donadelli [pictured], Renatas Kizys and Max Riedel in a new paper for the Journal of Financial Markets. In this case. the ‘large […]
Comedy movies and risky stock trading – linked?
Attention stock-market followers – have you considered whether weekend comedy-movie attendance, and investment in risky stock-market assets on the following Monday might be linked? This question has been the subject of an in-depth investigation by Gabriele M. Lepori, (formerly) Assistant Professor of Finance at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (now at Keele Management School, UK). His […]
The Fuzzification of Candlesticks
Having difficulty predicting the ups and downs of the stock market? Have you considered the fuzzification of candlesticks? Authors Partha Roy, Sanjay Sharma and M.K. Kowar (at the Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, India) have – and present their approach in the International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology, Vol. 5, No. 3, July, 2012. The […]
Dead cat bounce: stock metaphors
In struggling to make sense of the stock market, people reach and stretch for metaphors. Sometimes they even contort, dislocate, and mangle. In 1995, Geoff P Smith of the University of Hong Kong made a grand unified effort to gather and classify those metaphors. Smith congealed the metaphors and his thoughts into a monograph called […]