RelateTheNews alpha driving news sentiment data selected for FinTech awards competition

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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

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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

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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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, News, Trading, What's New

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 […]

MIFID II bringing research unbundling and new forms of research to the U.S.

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

MIFID II’s research unbundling requirements begin to take full effect in 2018 and global asset management firms are responding by standardizing their approach across regions. As these global firms continue to adapt to the ever changing regulatory environment; Greenwich Associates recent report covered by The Trade “found large buy-side firms with a presence in multiple […]

Saving 360,000 hours each year with automated analysis

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Embed from Getty Images   This last week Bloomberg news put out a great look at JP Morgan‘s COIN (Contract Intelligence) service. JP Morgan continues to show large corporation leadership in the FinTech arena. With this latest announcement JP Morgan proves yet again that applying machine learning, machine analysis and computing power does provide an […]

One news sentiment provider is all you need – not really (Part 1)

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As RelateTheNews engages with prospective clients we occasionally hear the refrain “I already have a news sentiment provider” which the quick or quantitative follow with “What makes you different?” Both of these are great starting points for a conversation in which the value of proprietary data created from standard source material can truly be explored. For the purposes […]

Hedge Funds & Asset Managers double Alternative Market Data Annual Spend

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Embed from Getty Images Alternative Market Data budgets doubling from $200 Million Leading industry analysis firm Tabb Group is predicting that in the next five years spending for alternative market data will double from $200 million. This growth is driven by a diverse set of factors including an increasing use of alternative market data by asset […]

MIFID2 Provides Buy-side with opportunity to explore valuable independent research

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“The unbundling of research and execution entailed by MiFID2 is going to overhaul the whole research industry…” – Guillaume Andreu In the timely and insightful article on LinkedIn “Unbundling of research and execution induced by MiFID2 spawns the rise of FinTechs on ​​the research market” by Guillaume Andreu, FinTech firms in the research arena as well […]

Applying real time news sentiment to generate Alpha

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During more than a couple of our demonstrations to potential clients on the power of our unique data, we’ve been asked, “If your data is so valuable, why not just trade it yourselves?” This a great question. And, a piece of our answer is that generating meaningful returns from capital in the global markets is […]