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Jesse Bergman

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  • Buried in 130 million daily tweets hides a veritable goldmine of information for traders and investors – if you know where to look. In one corner of the highly lucrative grains market is a growing network of farmers and traders that are using tweets to transform how this multi-trillion dollar industry does business. These tweets are dramatically accelerating the flow of information to give investors an edge in the commodities market. Farmers are also cashing in, using tweets from the trading flo

    CNBC spoke to farmers and traders taking part in this real-time dialogue to understand how this information is used, how bigger profits are made and how farming is going high-tech.

  • Paul Hawtin

    Kate Kelly goes one-on-one with the two key players behind an ambitious new UK hedge fund launching in early April, which is promising its investors outsized returns using millions of random tweets to predict changes in the stock market.

  • Twitter Hedge Fund Delays Launch Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011 | 2:49 PM ET
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    Derwent originally planned a February launch date for its Absolute Return Fund, which will base its holdings and strategy on data mined from Twitter, but says he is now targeting a more realistic April 1 timetable.