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Sentiment clearly predicted the price moves during the Wells Fargo account opening scandal

Using only Wells Fargo tweets. Price drop end of Aug following publicization of account opening scandal Price recovery mid Nov following PR campaign to “fix” issue Sept 9: Wells Fargo was fined $185 million by various regulators for opening customer accounts without the customers’ permission Nov 17: Wells Fargo abruptly stopped its questionable sales practices […]

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Startups are setting up funds based on what is trending on Twitter

Startups that have built businesses parsing Twitter data to find buy and sell signals on stocks are looking to move into the investment game. Miami-based startup iSentium and New York-based Market Prophit are among the companies looking to bring market sentiment into real-time trading for the ordinary investor.  They are also now looking to launch exchange-traded funds.  Gautham […]

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Samsung Note 7. Who Knew What And When?

Samsung Note 7 The phones were exploding but so was the internet. Who do you think caught it first? iSentium? Or Samsung? Press play below.   About iSentium Founded in 2008, iSentium uses patented Natural Language Processing (NLP) to extract sentiment from unstructured social content then instantly transforms it into highly actionable indicators in Finance, […]

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iSentium Uses AI for Sentiment Analysis of Social Media [Interview]

This is part of a series on machine intelligence companies. We interviewed Beagle, Mariana, Beyond Verbal, Preteckt, Affectiva, Eigen Innovations, and ClearMetal. Now we’re featuring iSentium. iSentium, which has offices in the US and Canada, harnesses applied artificial intelligence to extract sentiment from unstructured social media content and transform it into actionable insights in verticals such as finance, politics, and brand management. Founded in […]

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Big data expects talk about text, Twitter and turning quantamental

Tom Doris of OTAS; Peter Hafez, RavenPack; and Gautham Sastri, iSentium discuss contexts around NLP. Using machines to read text as a way to enhance understanding of market movements is a topic of intense polarisation and debate. Back in the 90s, work on natural language processing (NLP) involved teams of linguists and computer scientists attempting […]

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Win with the wisdom of the crowd

One need look no further than the latest uproar in politics, or the quick spread of a brand’s ill-advised move to know the flash-flood speed of social media’s swell. Twitter is the modern Town Crier, multiplied, amplified and accelerated by the power of the Internet. But how influential is it to a company’s reputation? US-based […]

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Contagion Future of AI and Social Media

Nasdaq’s Brad Smith interviews Gautham Sastri, CEO of iSentium — a Nasdaq Analytics Hub data provider — on the future and evolution of artificial intelligence and social media. Here are a few highlights from the exchange: Sastri notes that currently AI has been used at a lower level than we can even imagine. For example mainly with self-driving cars […]

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