Tracking Interactions Across Business News, Social Media, and Stock Fluctuations

  • Ossi Karkulahti
  • Lidia Pivovarova
  • Mian Du
  • Jussi Kangasharju
  • Roman Yangarber
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9626)

Abstract

In this paper we study the interactions between how companies are mentioned in news, their presence on social media, and daily fluctuation in their stock prices. Our experiments demonstrate that for some entities these time series can be correlated in interesting ways, though for others the correspondences are more opaque. In this study, social media presence is measured by counting Wikipedia page hits. This work is done in a context of building a system for aggregating and analyzing news text, which aims to help the user track business trends; we show results obtainable by the system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ossi Karkulahti
    • 1
  • Lidia Pivovarova
    • 1
  • Mian Du
    • 1
  • Jussi Kangasharju
    • 1
  • Roman Yangarber
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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