Know What the Market is Thinking in Real Time
Looking to incorporate social media data into your trading strategies? Want to monitor breaking news or analyze social sentiment to determine impact on specific equities?
Look no further. Gnip has access to all the realtime social media data you need, from Tweets and "Likes" to blog posts and comments. Gnip provides reliable, consistent, Terms of Service-compliant access to normalized streams of public social media data.
For the first time in history, access to the observations, wisdom and emotional reactions of millions of people globally is available in realtime. Social media data represents a collective barometer of thoughts and ideas touching every aspect of the world. As social platforms increasingly become a primary means of communication for our age, asset managers, equity analysts and high frequency traders are incorporating leading indicator data from these platforms into investment decisions as a means to create alpha.
From the Blog
Time-series volume measurements of social data generally show three distinct patterns for breaking events. These patterns can be related to the user's expectations of the event. The rate of spread and reach of a story also depends on the level of interest of the audience as well.
A panel with Howard Lindzon of StockTwits, Johan Bollen at Guidewave Consulting, Fahad Kamr at Market IQ and Richard Tibbetts of StreamBase having a discussion on why hedge funds, banks and financial services need social data.