News sentiment analysis proves valuable as the markets swing due to U.S. Election

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On Monday of this week RelateTheNews posted on twitter, and our clients knew, that our proprietary news sentiment indicator was showing bullish through the election. Our clients were able to act ahead of the brief downturn in the markets on Tuesday night. When others were closing positions due to concerns around the political climate our […]

Institutional grade quantitative news insights power individuals success

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This past week innovative consumer information provider ValuePenguin sat down with our CEO and founder Tim Decker to discuss a broad range of topics including company background and stock market data insights. The team at ValuePenguin did a wonderful job of describing the value that RelateTheNews provides to investors of all sizes – from multi-billion dollar […]

Capturing the human element while benefiting from machines, progress & quants

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Embed from Getty Images This week saw the announcement that Tesla will be including self-driving capability into all their new cars. Few will argue that the growing burden of traffic, vehicular fatalities, the resulting impacts on our environment and the large time suck that the commute can cause are global challenges worth solving. However, as […]

5 years from now trading will look nothing like today

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Fintech continues to grow exponentially and the current as well as future impacts technology will have on financial markets is tremendous.   Technological Acceleration – Creating Challenges and Opportunities From decimalization to the current tick pilot as just two example – the electronification of the markets in the last 16 years has continued to accelerate. Along […]

Financial Market News Dramatic Headlines Hide Detail

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“Dow drops more than 350…” stated Yahoo Finance on Friday Dec 18, 2015.  Eye catching? Yes. Dramatic? Most definitely. Useful financial market or trading information? Possibly. While this article contains much more detail and useful information for traders and investors. Readers today quite often stop at the headline – missing out on useful and actionable […]

Data is the catalyst for evolution in Financial Analysis

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Do you remember when books were copied by hand? Few of us do. Do you remember when a mainframe computer costing upward of twenty-five (25) million a year was required to do financial analysis? The increases in computing capacity, cloud computing platforms, greater public availability of data, and significant enhancements in the ways in which […]

Are you using the right tools to trade the news?

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Every trader has their favorite trading platform, stock charting tool, news site for stocks and finally their key technical analysis or fundamental data indicators. Using news as a quantified input into the trading process has always been a tremendous endeavor and one quite often reserved for only the largest Wall Street brokerages capable of spending […]

Charting for news sentiment improved

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Traders have been using RelateTheNews charts to enhance their entire trading process with critical daily news information. These charts are available in 7 day, 15 day, 30 day and 60 day increments. The exciting thing about monitoring news sentiment to better enable investment identification, trading and risk management is that the news cycle is 24 […]

Keys to a good trading strategy

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In “Building an Algorithmic Trading Strategy” by Tad Slaff the key components of creating an algorithmic trading strategy are concisely highlighted and discussed. The points he highlights (Idea, Test,Trade with a pertinent aside to risk management) are all key components of any (manually or algorithmically implemented) trading strategy or investment strategy. Real-time news analysis with […]