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 […]

RelateTheNews invited to participate in 2018 Benzinga FinTech Awards

RelateTheNews to participate in 2018 Benzinga Fintech Awards We are pleased to announce our selection for the third consecutive year to the Benzinga Fintech Awards competition. This industry leading event will be held May 2018 in New York City. For 2018 RelateTheNews will be competing in the “Finding Alpha through Data” category. Our industry leading […]

Unexpected costs of MiFID II unbundling

UK investment firms will be faced with a larger VAT bill in 2018 due to MiFID II regulations. While there are many benefits to asset managers and their clients with the rapidly approaching MiFID research unbundling regulations, this tax burden will also be included when measuring the value of research. According to The Trade, the […]

MiFID II unbundling highlights costs and opportunities in financial securities research

Implicit pricing will drive a sea change in Data Research unbundling remains a global topic of concern for financial firms as MiFID II implementation nears in January 2018. The unbundling component of MiFID II puts regulations in place to insure that all forms of capital markets research are paid for separate from commission charges thus […]

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 […]

Basic Market Research annual pricing set by sell side due to MiFID II

As MiFID II’s deadline approaches rapidly, global buy side and sell side firms race to insure that they are meeting the new regulations before January 2018. Open questions remains as to what degree U.S. based financial firms will be impacted by these new European regulations. This week Bloomberg News in “Wall Street Poised to Get […]

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 […]

RelateTheNews releases next level of sentiment data for its financial markets sentiment analytics service

Three-year daily financial news study increases alpha capability Global financial markets’ newest alternative data and analytics application RelateTheNews continues to expand its alpha generating sentiment and natural language analytics data library to meet the high demand for proven alternative data by global quantitative hedge funds, quantamental managers and active asset management firms. The latest dataset […]

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 […]