Document Type

Data Set

Publication Date

5-20-2010

Twitter Search Words

dow, down

Search Start Date

2010-05-20

Search End Date

2010-06-04

Abstract

Twitter data stream collected following the Washington Post news alert of 04:06 PM EDT Thursday, May 20, 2010

All the major stock indexes were down more than 3 percent over growing concerns about European debt and worse-than-expected economic data in the U.S.

This news Alert was followed by 4 nore news alerts all dealing with plunging stocks:

09:32 AM EDT Friday, May 21, 2010

The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 10,000 at open

09:56 AM EDT Tuesday, May 25, 2010

U.S. stock markets fell dramatically at the opening bell, as the markets seemed poised for another volatile day

09:52 AM EDT Friday, June 4, 2010

U.S. stocks fell at the opening bell

Total Messages

1243

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https://ir.uiowa.edu/polisci_nmp/105