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World Cup Sentiment Offers Insight into the Global Consciousness

John Bates | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Twitter mining is becoming the next big thing in algorithmic trading; with sentiment analysis being used to try to qualify and quantify the emotional chatter around a particular market.

This Dead Octopus Would Make A Better Investment Adviser Than Our Living Finance Reporter

Ben Hallman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money
Ben Hallman

I cover housing and finance for The Huffington Post. Yet on Nov. 21, 2007, I bought into the company identified more than any other with the subprime bubble and subsequent crash. I bought a $1,037 chunk of Countrywide Financial.

Psychic Octopus Gets An iPhone App | About 9 Hours Ago Samuel Axon 16 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

You know that German octopus who successfully predicted all those World Cup games? He's back in the form of an iOS app that makes predictions about an...

GOING HOLLYWOOD: Paul The Octopus Hires Agent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus may be enjoying his retirement, but he is hardly resting on his laurels. The magical mollusk, whose fantastic football forecasting ma...

MILLIONAIRE OCTOPUS? World Cup Prophet Could Be Rich

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the precious prophet whose prescient predictions proved unprecedented during the World Cup, could become a millionaire mollusk if he...


Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the mesmerizing mollusk whose supernatural skill at predicting World Cup outcomes earned him a global following, is set to retire fr...

Genius Octopus Stuns World With Two More Perfect Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: PAUL THE OCTOPUS IS NOW EIGHT FOR EIGHT. AMAZING. The brilliant octopus finishes the World Cup with a perfect record, and as many correct pick...

Psychic World Cup Octopus Received Death Threats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The psychic octopus known for his amazingly accurate World Cup predictions has received death threats, the Telegraph reports. Paul, the oracle octopus...

SHOCK: Psychic Octopus Stuns Home Country With Latest World Cup Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul, a brilliant German octopus, has impressed fans worldwide with his uncanny ability to correctly predict the outcome of Germany's World Cup games ...

Amazing Octopus Tries For Another Successful World Cup Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul, an octopus in Oberhausen, Germany, gained notice around the world last week by blowing away soccer fans with his wise World Cup picks. The marve...