Category: statistics

FTSE100 and social media

I was reading Sociagility report ‘Social Media in The City’ and I couldn’t help it: I needed to get the data and perform the analysis they suggest have been done. Let me summarise it. Basically, by means of a proprietary

The dice is rolling

Don’t, this is not a probability post where I shall be explaining the odds of getting one of the faces of the dice… and where I could consider that the odds might be constrained by the fact a good thrower

Instant Forecast

Now that Google has made us used to everything 'instant' (I don't even like instant coffee) we know anyone with a SOA algorithm and piece of hardware/software should be able to instantly predict. And I thought that 'nowcasting' was too