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2014-01-17 12:24:10

Subscribers can now use the popular electronic currency to pay for EWI's financial forecasting services GAINESVILLE, Ga., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial forecasting firm Elliott Wave International (EWI) announced today that it now accepts bitcoins as payment, becoming the first major financial publishing firm to accept the popular digital currency. Bitcoin users can now pay for any of EWI's financial forecasting services with the online currency. EWI was the first financial...

2011-03-28 10:01:00

GAINESVILLE, Ga., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Johan Bollen and Huina Mao of "Twitter predicts the stock market" fame will address the 2011 Socionomics Summit on April 16 in Atlanta. The Indiana University academics will discuss their research on public mood sentiment data on Twitter, wherein they discovered that changes in social mood recorded on Twitter correlate with major trends in the Dow Jones Industrial Average days later. Bollen and Mao's groundbreaking work in...

2010-11-30 14:30:00

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The WikiLeaks controversy will prove to be the first minor skirmish of an epic battle over unregulated Internet and relinquished freedoms, according to a free report now available from The Socionomics Institute. Researchers at the Georgia-based think tank observe that social polarization and conflict increase during financial bear markets. Their research shows that the WikiLeaks releases are expressions of the rising anger and opposition that...

2009-10-29 08:04:00

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ --Wiley is publishing the second edition of Robert Prechter's Conquer the Crash: You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression (ISBN: 978-0-470-56797-5, $29.95). It will be available in bookstores on November 9, 2009. The first edition became a New York Times bestseller in 2002 with more than 100,000 people reading it in time to protect their wealth before the sequential crashes in junk bonds, property, stocks and commodities. Prechter...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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