Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 25% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY25". ×

Submission + - Twitter-Based Hedge Fund is Making Money (

thebchuckster writes: Derwent Capital apparently finished its first month of trading in the fund at the end of July, beating the S&P 500, which fell 2.2 percent in July.

Basing the strategy on research published by the University of Manchester and Indiana University in October, the fund operates on the premise that the number of emotional words used on Twitter can be used to predict daily movement in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Twitter-Based Hedge Fund is Making Money

Comments Filter:

Pound for pound, the amoeba is the most vicious animal on earth.