By Dominic Jones on April 7, 2011
A HEDGE fund that plans to use Twitter sentiment to predict the stock market has seen so much demand from investors that it has been forced to delay its launch and change its corporate structure to accommodate more investors, according to one of its founders.
By Dominic Jones on December 14, 2010
AT THE first CA Cheuvreux Investor Relations Summit in London last week, 170 IR officers from around Europe got to hear directly from research heads and fund managers about what they’re looking for from investor relations departments.
By Dominic Jones on August 20, 2010
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By Dominic Jones on March 15, 2010
The Wall Street Journal writes about how hedge funds and proprietary traders are working to automate trading based on social media information and sentiment. Some traders use message boards, StockTwits and Google Insights to “get a handle on the buzz for stocks they are trading,” says the report. Meanwhile, StreamBase Systems Inc. provides tools to [...]
By Dominic Jones on August 8, 2008
THE US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new guidance for company websites gives investor relations departments an opportunity to cut their disclosure costs and boost traffic to their websites by using “notice-and-access” news releases for Regulation FD. Although the SEC’s guidance goes so far as to say that “some companies” may not need to use [...]
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By Dominic Jones on July 8, 2008
THERE is a growing chorus of calls for regulatory action in the United States against traders who spread false rumors to manipulate stock prices, but I think at least half of the problem lies with companies themselves — and poor investor relations practices in particular. In today’s New York Times, Dealbook writer Andrew Ross Sorkin [...]
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