Twitter can predict the Stock Market

Wired Science | Wired.com

The emotional roller coaster captured on Twitter can predict the ups and downs of the stock market, a new study finds.

Measuring how calm the Twitterverse is on a given day can foretell the direction of changes to the Dow Jones Industrial Average three days later with an accuracy of 86.7 percent.

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