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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Investing, News, Research, Trading, trading strategy

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 […]

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

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

“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 […]

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

Posted Posted in Investing, News, Research, Risk Management, Trading, trading strategy, What's New

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 […]