Data Analytics continues growth in the Financial Markets

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Investing, News, Research, Risk Management, Trading

This week SunGard Data Systems increased its capability to analyze trading data through a partnership with Google. The use of big data analytics is not new to the financial industry. Whether the goal is to analyze trading data or fundamental data to determine ways to increase trade profitability, identify new investment opportunities or manage risk […]

Standards are changing for Financial Markets Software

Posted Posted in Big Data, Design, Investing, Research, Trading

“Consumer applications are increasingly intuitive and require little to no instruction. If it is easier to use, it will be used.” (Steven Silberstein, CTO, SunGard from Love Story: Consumerization of Technology & Wall Street) As we move into 2015 and after experiencing a strong year in financial technology in 2014 we must all continue to […]

Enable Firm Growth with Technology Investments that aid in rapid deployment and Risk Management

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Investing, Research, Risk Management

A recent article on Bob’s Guide highlights many reasons that now is the time to invest in technology for growth. In “Now is The Time to Invest in Technology that Enables Growth”, Christy Bremner discusses the changes in the global investment industry and potential for growth that will fundamentally change how investment firms do business. […]

Unbundling of Research costs from commissions could benefit Investors and Traders

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading

Earlier we wrote of the changes beginning in the UK by the FCA to highlight the true costs of research for buy-side firms (which is also true for individual investors and traders).  Today we look at a similar story but from a different perspective – how will this unbundling potentially impact brokers and their research.  […]

Stock Research could benefit from Automation

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading

Recently Indy Sarker from ANALEC wrote great article on the automation of equity research in The Trade News.  He quickly and insightfully hits home the point that automation has allowed traders to focus on “concentrate on complex trades” and yet one large area that will allow firms and individuals to stay focused on their trading […]

Institutional Stock Market Research Insights provide a perspective for Individuals as well

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK is challenging the status quo for research in the equities markets around the world.  The buy-side (an analog for the individual or retail investor in the institutional money management space) is needing to re-think how they pay for research to aid them in their investment decision making […]

How to manage the equivalent of 174 newspapers a day when trading and Investing

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading

In 2011 The Telegraph wrote “If you think that you are suffering from information overload then you may be right – a new study shows everyone is bombarded by the equivalent of 174 newspapers of data a day.”  How is an individual, financial advisor or even a growing asset management firm supposed to keep up […]

Does social media impact the stock markets?

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading

In a recent article from The Trade over half of traders think that social media does impact the market.  In their article (“Half of traders say social media generates alpha”)they mention that over half of professional traders believe there is opportunity to capture alpha(essentially your risk adjusted return, see Investopedia for a more detailed definition) […]

Stock & News Research is Critical, Are You Effective?

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading, Uncategorized

As personal investors, traders & market participants we all have the responsibility of staying current with our market research. We know all too well the impact that a positive news article can have for a stock on our watch-list and the sting that a bad earnings call can leave on our portfolio. Momentum can change […]

Relating News to Your Investments

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Trading, Uncategorized

As investors, we know it is critical to understand the impact that news plays in financial markets. Personal investors and traders are targeted & overwhelmed with information about “how to invest,” “where to invest,” and what stocks and mutual funds are the best investments. Our goal at RelateTheNews.com is to empower investors to make the best decisions […]