Research Payment Accounts(RPA), MiFID 2 and Alternate Market Data

5 Key Insights to Research Payment Accounts and MiFID2 With 6 months until MiFID2’s effective date there continues to be a wealth of new information regarding the steps global asset managers and the sell-side can best meet the requirements. In “Another View On the FCA’s Research Unbundling Policies” by Amrish Ganatra via Sanford Bragg at […]

Stay curious in life, business and with data

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” – Albert Einstein Last month RelateTheNews participated in the Battlefin Discovery Day event for alternate market data providers. The event was held at the Intrepid museum; a rather unique venue for quants, hedge funds, data providers and asset managers to […]

Big Data transforming investment landscape when coupled with key elements

“There was widespread agreement that Big Data and Machine Learning is transforming the investment landscape across different trading frequencies, with more than 80% of participants expecting a reduction in relevance of traditional data sources…” – JP Morgan Big data is transforming the investment industry Our post earlier this year noting that 2017 is the year […]

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 […]

Aircraft carriers, the financial capitol of the world and alternative market data

Join Us in New York to extend your Alpha Meet us in NYC on June 14, 2017 to learn more about RelateTheNews’s proprietary sentiment analysis of news and text based big-data for the capital markets. From quant hedge funds to leading asset managers, market participants are benefiting from RelateTheNews data to drive alpha and manage risk throughout […]

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 […]

Pythons, Pandas and more – The Big Data Zoo for Stock Markets

Many of the world’s largest hedge funds employ some of the most talented data scientists, quants and computer engineers; often exceeding the supposed intellectual capabilities of firms such as Google or Apple. These engineers, scientists and quants spend their days seeking new ways to create alpha. Often in the pursuit of building these new trading algorithms a […]

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 […]