Using Sentiment Analysis, Linear Regression, and LDA to understand the impact of GameStop on WallStreetBets

Source: Reddit WallStreetBets
Source: WallStreetBets, Reddit

Background

WallStreetBets(WSB) is a subreddit where participants discuss stock and option trading. The subreddit culture is notable for its profane nature, calling its followers “autists,”, “retards”, and “apes.” It is also a place where large losses and gains are applauded.

On January 22, 2021, WSB initiated a short squeeze on GameStop (GME), after noticing a large number of short-selling activities relating to the stock. The sudden popularity of GME stock drove the stock prices up significantly. …


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Looking into Philadelphia School District’s Standardized Test Performance

An analysis on Keystone performance data

I’ve been living in Philadelphia for an awfully long time. My years of experience have introduced me to students from all walks of the city’s education system- private, parochial, public- just to name a few. I also know beyond the cheesesteaks that Philadelphia is most known for, the City has also been crowned as the Fourth Most Segregated City of America, with a poverty rate of 23%. …

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