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 […]

MiFID II Research unbundling impacts beyond the buy-side

“Business models will change as a result of MiFID II. Unbundling of research will be huge, with some US$3 billion of payments for research – 75% of the total annually” – Ollie Cadman   In “MIFID II Will Change the Market in Six Distinct Ways” Mr Cadman presents an informed and insightful view of the changes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Analyzing over 84000 articles in a single year to drive actionable market insights

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]