RelateTheNews releases package for SEC Edgar data as open source

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

After 4 years of focusing on analyzing financial news for sentiment RelateTheNews is adding a new source of analysis data to their portfolio of alternative data, SEC Edgar filings. Applying the proprietary AI and natural language processing (NLP) engine created by RelateTheNews to SEC Edgar corporate filing data will provide RelateTheNews clients with an effective […]

Unexpected costs of MiFID II unbundling

Posted Posted in Alpha, Research

UK investment firms will be faced with a larger VAT bill in 2018 due to MiFID II regulations. While there are many benefits to asset managers and their clients with the rapidly approaching MiFID research unbundling regulations, this tax burden will also be included when measuring the value of research. According to The Trade, the […]

AI and the emerging technology cycle in financial markets

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

An article this week brings to the forefront the challenges facing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning(ML) for the financial markets. Using Paul Tudor Jones’ experience creating a trading black box as one example of the ground yet to cover when applying the use of AI, ML and computers to create greater returns in the […]

Are you prepared for January 2018 deadline for MiFID II?

Posted Posted in Big Data, FinTech, Research, Trading

As financial firms across the globe race to ready their entire business to meet the new mandates of MiFID II they must focus on implementing systems and solutions to meet the new regulations. Transaction Reporting MiFID investment firms are truly under time pressure to insure that they will meet the regulatory requirement for transaction reporting […]

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 […]

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 […]