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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, FinTech, Research

Join Us in New York to extend your AlphaMeet 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 the […]

RelateTheNews alpha driving news sentiment data selected for FinTech awards competition

Posted Posted in Alpha, FinTech, Investing, Trading

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, FinTech, Research, Risk Management, Trading

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Development, FinTech, trading strategy

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, FinTech, Research, Trading

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Research

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, News, Research, Trading, trading strategy

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Research, Trading

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

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Research, Trading, trading strategy

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 […]