AI and the emerging technology cycle in financial markets

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 […]

Big Data transforming investment landscape when coupled with key elements

“There was widespread agreement that Big Data and Machine Learning is transforming the investment landscape across different trading frequencies, with more than 80% of participants expecting a reduction in relevance of traditional data sources…” – JP Morgan Big data is transforming the investment industry Our post earlier this year noting that 2017 is the year […]

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 […]

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 […]

Applying real time news sentiment to generate Alpha

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 […]

2017 Trends in FinTech-Focus on Alternative Market Data and Alpha

The first full week of January is the time to get ahead of the rest of the year. Now is the time to put forth our trends and predication for the coming year. With our mission at RelateTheNews to transform unstructured data into actionable insight for the capital markets our focus for 2017 trends will […]

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 […]

5 years from now trading will look nothing like today

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 […]

Financial Market News Dramatic Headlines Hide Detail

“Dow drops more than 350…” stated Yahoo Finance on Friday Dec 18, 2015.  Eye catching? Yes. Dramatic? Most definitely. Useful financial market or trading information? Possibly. While this article contains much more detail and useful information for traders and investors. Readers today quite often stop at the headline – missing out on useful and actionable […]

Keys to a good trading strategy

In “Building an Algorithmic Trading Strategy” by Tad Slaff the key components of creating an algorithmic trading strategy are concisely highlighted and discussed. The points he highlights (Idea, Test,Trade with a pertinent aside to risk management) are all key components of any (manually or algorithmically implemented) trading strategy or investment strategy. Real-time news analysis with […]