Quantitative investing rapidly evolving due to ML, AI and alternative market data

Each day quantitative investment firms are faced with the challenge of finding and capitalizing on opportunities in the global financial markets. To effectively achieve success in the markets, financial market participants are now faced with the task of evaluating, consuming and acting on billions of pieces of unstructured data. Alternate market data providers provide a […]

RelateTheNews market sentiment data continues to demonstrate Alpha

First sample macro strategy demonstrates alpha January 2017 provided the first look at a sample trading algorithm utilizing RelateTheNews market sentiment data, the Insight Index®, to drive effective alpha. This sample strategy is confirmation of the capability of RelateTheNews’ proprietary approach to analyzing sentiment contained within journalistic news sources. Providing these results in a white […]

AI and the emerging technology cycle in financial markets

An article this week brings to the forefront the challenges facing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning(ML) for the financial markets. Using Paul Tudor Jones’ experience creating a trading black box as one example of the ground yet to cover when applying the use of AI, ML and computers to create greater returns in the […]

Are you prepared for January 2018 deadline for MiFID II?

As financial firms across the globe race to ready their entire business to meet the new mandates of MiFID II they must focus on implementing systems and solutions to meet the new regulations. Transaction Reporting MiFID investment firms are truly under time pressure to insure that they will meet the regulatory requirement for transaction reporting […]

Clarity clears the clouds of AI and ML in big data

No doubt you know by now that this must be the year for Big Data in the financial markets. The other large topics in alternative market data and research for the capital markets arenas; are the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence. One of the questions that continues to arise is how these technologies […]

MiFID2: Beyond Research Unbundling

MiFiD2 will have global impacts With MifiD2 fast approaching and low likelihood that the regulatory changes will be postponed, the impacts on global market participants continue to loom large. Rarely does a week go by that the various issues and changes from MifiD2 are not mentioned in financial industry news. The topic that gains the […]

RelateTheNews alpha driving news sentiment data selected for FinTech awards competition

RelateTheNews is pleased to announce that for two years running we have been selected to compete in the Benzinga FinTech Awards competition. Our industry leading sentiment analysis of news and the resulting alpha driving proprietary sentiment signals are part of why we have been selected for two years to compete in the Finding Alpha category. The […]

Managing Risk in alternate market data

This last week a report from Bloomberg News of a prominent alternate market data provider being fined by the SEC due to alleged stock promotion scams brought to light a potential risk when using alternate market data. Combined with the ever present concept of fake news these are cautionary tales that financial institutions and traders must extend […]

Hedge fund industry continues to grow and adapt with the rapid progress of FinTech

Hedge fund industry continues to grow and adapt with the rapid progress of FinTech As discussed in “Trading places: the rise of the DIY hedge fund” by Greg Williams one result is the rise of the individual quant hedge fund using platforms and tools “that would enable quants to conduct activities without the need for […]

Analyzing over 84000 articles in a single year to drive actionable market insights

At RelateTheNews we provide valuable, repeatable and actionable insights into financial market news sentiment. Repeatability is essential to market participants (ie hedge funds, quant hedge funds, asset management firms, etc.) when building their investment models and implementation algorithms. To meet this need of repeatability RelateTheNews insures that our sentiment analysis engine is versioned and our sentiment […]