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|Subject:||Question about 'Buzz' in Language|
|Question:||Hi, My name is Javier Mijares and I am a MBA student at MIT Sloan. I am currently working on a project for my class of Seminar on Portfolio Management. We are trying to track either the ''buzz'' or uncertainty in the media coverage of stocks, and with that, use that information to trade the stock by anticipating the volume of trades on the stocks. Specifically, my question is, do you know of any research that shows whether any specific words create a ''buzz'', whether positive or negative, on an article? Ideally, we would want to search the Wall Street Journal, for example, and run a program to see if there is a positive or negative ''buzz'' trend on a stock and see how that affects its performance on the stock market. Thank you in advance. Javier|