Hedge fund industry continues to grow and adapt with the rapid progress of FinTech

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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)

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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

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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 […]

Two Experts. One Result. Alpha.

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

5 years from now trading will look nothing like today

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Fintech continues to grow exponentially and the current as well as future impacts technology will have on financial markets is tremendous.   Technological Acceleration – Creating Challenges and Opportunities From decimalization to the current tick pilot as just two example – the electronification of the markets in the last 16 years has continued to accelerate. Along […]