MiFID2: Beyond Research Unbundling

MiFiD2 will have global impactsWith 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 most […]

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 […]

2017 is the Year of Alternative Data

Alternative market data (satellite photos, sentiment analysis of news & big data, receipt information, and more) is beginning its moment of greater adoption and importance across Wall Street. Already this year Greenwich Associates published their Alternative Data for Alpha report finding that “The buy side today has access to data and information that would have […]

Saving 360,000 hours each year with automated analysis

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 […]

Hedge Funds & Asset Managers double Alternative Market Data Annual Spend

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 […]

Applying real time news sentiment to generate Alpha

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 […]

2017 Benzinga FinTech Awards Nomination

RelateTheNews is pleased to announce that we have been selected to participate in the 2017 Benzinga FinTech Awards. Our success in this leading global competition relies on the support of our clients, colleagues and industry advocates. Please share our page on your favorite social media sites(see below for easy voting links) to express your support […]