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 […]

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 […]

Two Experts. One Result. Alpha.

RelateTheNews’s core approach to providing our clients the ability to achieve significant real-world results in their business is to transform text into actionable indicators. We are experts focused on meaningful data analysis and data creation. Our clients are experts at applying unique alternative market data, such as news sentiment data, to drive alpha. Our goal is to apply […]

AI in the financial markets – Revolution or Evolution?

Embed from Getty Images Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more commonplace in news headlines and global tech companies like Apple, Google, and Domo. In “Why it’s time to rethink AI” by Julian Togelius the case for AI’s growing use across a diverse range of industries is made. Along with this discussion is the discussion of how […]

Capturing the human element while benefiting from machines, progress & quants

Embed from Getty Images This week saw the announcement that Tesla will be including self-driving capability into all their new cars. Few will argue that the growing burden of traffic, vehicular fatalities, the resulting impacts on our environment and the large time suck that the commute can cause are global challenges worth solving. However, as […]