Fewer verbs and nouns in financial reporting could predict stock market bubble, study shows

Monday, July 18, 2011 - 10:30 in Mathematics & Economics

After examining 18,000 online articles published by the Financial Times, The New York Times, and the BBC, scientists discovered that verbs and nouns used by financial commentators converge in a 'herd-like' fashion in the lead up to a stock market bubble. The findings show that trends in word use financial journalists correlate closely with changes in leading stock indices.

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