Words To Watch: Yale Study Analyzes If 'WSJ' Usage Can Affect Markets

Financial publications offer a range of metrics for tracking the economy. But can they help analysts predict events like a recession?  

Researchers at Yale tried to answer this question. They ran software to scour hundreds of thousands of Wall Street Journal stories and quantify the attention paid to certain …

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  1. James Smith from J. R. Smith Group, November 30, 2022 at 1:22 a.m.

    This study is certainly interesting and the research team should be applauded for tackling this timely topic, particularly given the current economic climate.

    Having conducted such studies and taught content analytic methods for over 20 years, I would suggest MP readers place this in the "exploratory" category and urge the authors to expand their research efforts to include financial content on other media (such as CNBC and various services like MarketWatch).

    Here's the link to a longer story on the research.
    https://insights.som.yale.edu/insights/can-ai-make-economic-predictions-by-reading-the-newspaper

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