Pension Reserves Investment Management and MIT’s business school are looking to improve ESG data and to reflect all investors’ views.
Experts from UBS, Unigestion, MIT and QuantConnect discuss the need for nowcasting, and what the alt data boom has made possible in trying to navigate today’s crisis.
Development of machine learning and natural-language processing is now turning to languages other than English to keep a better eye on traders and the market. But how easy is it to teach a machine a new tongue?
For over 50 years, modern asset management has been guided by the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the theories of Harry Markowitz. Yet, a father-and-son team in Boston says it’s wrong—and they can prove it.
With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
As the field of AI expands across the capital markets, should developers be required to take social science classes? Emilia David examines.
Woburn, Mass.-based corporate earnings and event data provider Wall Street Horizon is increasing its focus on the buy side after a recent academic study found that the vendor's earnings date revisions data could be used to predict stock movement, and has…
Chief Economist leaves US regulator for MIT.