The Dow of Christmas Music

Like the Dow Industrial Average, the list of top Christmas music from Spotify, iHeartMedia and Billboard compose a large market that is big business.…

Using Twitter To Predict the Stock Market

An Indiana University researcher thinks he has confirmed that mood and stock market movement correlate. The results, though, were not what he expected. Originally, Johan Bollen and his students though…

October Stock Markets

During October 1907, when the stock market crashed and the banking system panicked, we had no central monetary authority. We just had J.P. Morgan. “Why don’t you tell them what to do, Mr. …

Stock Market Crashes

How to define a stock market crash? One economic paper has 2 suggestions: “When you see it you know it.” Look at depth and duration: A 20% drop is a crash while length can vary. Several po…

Stocks and Tweets

An Indiana University researcher thinks he has confirmed that mood and stock market movement correlate. The results, though, were not what he expected. 1) Originally, he and his students thought that …

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