Social Sentiment Indices Powered By X-Scores

Brian Davis, Keith Cortis, Laurentiu Vasiliu, Adamatios Koumpis, Siegfried Handschuh, Ross McDermott
2016 Zenodo  
Abstract—Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores (SSIX) seeks to address the challenge of extracting relevant and valuable economic signals in a cross-lingual fashion from the vast variety of and increasingly influential social media services, such as Twitter, Google+, Facebook, StockTwits and LinkedIn, and in conjunction with the most reliable and authoritative newswires, online newspapers, financial news networks, trade publications and blogs. A statistical framework of qualitative and
more » ... antitative parameters called X-Scores will power SSIX. This framework will interpret economically significant sentiment signals that are disseminated in the social ecosystem. Using X-Scores, SSIX will create commercially viable and exploitable social sentiment indices, regardless of language, locale and data format. SSIX and X-Scores will support research and investment decision making for European SMEs, enabling end users to analyse and leverage real-time social media sentiment data in their domain, creating innovative products and services to support revenue growth with focus on increased alpha generation for investment portfolios.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.49355 fatcat:4r5d62elxbhqhme6wubt4yhqcq