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Social Media & Research: Opportunities and Risks

The FBI is reportedly monitoring Twitter and Facebook for insider trading violations.  The FBI views social media as a potential breeding ground for securities fraud.  At the same time, social ...

Filtering Twitter

FirstRain, a search-based research firm, has added Twitter to its sources of business intelligence.  The move reflects Twitter’s increasing business content, which is still only a very small fraction of ...

GLG Invests in Chinese Social Media Startup

Gerson Lehrman Group (“GLG”), the leading expert network, made a minority investment in Shanghai-based, a Chinese version of LinkedIn.  The investment reflects GLG’s continued drive to diversify its business, ...

Sentiment Analysis in the News

New York – Two interesting stories about trading strategies based on sentiment analysis. First, via Bloomberg, a new hedge fund that will use Twitter to predict moves in the stock ...
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