Model describes Web page popularity
Stock market model first to reproduce main properties of the real market
Statistical analysis could predict bankrupt stocks
Mimicry among stocks can predict stock market crashes
Recent 'momentum' influences choices of baby names, psychology professors find
(PhysOrg.com) -- How do people choose a name for their child? Researchers have long noted that the overall popularity of a name exerts a strong influence on people's preferences -- more popular names, such ...
Wall Street rocket scientists crash to Earth
There's a reason Wall Street resembles a rocket experiment gone wrong: rocket scientists helped make it happen.
Wikipedia's early stock market warning signs
(Phys.org) —Wikipedia could have been used as early warning signs of stock market movements, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr Suzy Moat, Senior Research Fellow at Warwick Business School, ...
Hackers cause stir with 'Obama injured' AP tweet
Hackers spooked markets Tuesday after breaking into the Associated Press's Twitter account and falsely reporting President Barack Obama had been injured after two blasts at the White House.
Supercomputers could generate warnings for stock crashes
Powerful computers can wreak havoc on U.S. stock markets, creating hair-raising volatility and eroding investor confidence in the lightning-fast search for profit. But far more powerful computers could help save it.
The reason we lose at games
If you have ever wondered why you never seem to win at skill-based games such as poker or chess, there might be a very good reason. Writing in PNAS, a University of Manchester physicist has discovered that some games are si ...
Could this be the end of stock market crashes?
(Phys.org)—A 72-year study of the Dow Jones could help avoid the kind of stock market crash that struck the world economy in 2008.
Apple sets record for company value at $624B (Update)
Apple is Wall Street's all-time MVP that's Most Valuable Property.
Facebook plans mobile ads based on app use: report
Social networking giant Facebook plans to engage in a new type of mobile advertising based on the apps used by consumers, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday on its website.
Yahoo's $7.1B deal with Alibaba offers ray of hope
After years of mortifying missteps, Yahoo Inc. finally has something to boast about: a multibillion-dollar windfall from a savvy investment in China.