WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
Also: Trading Technologies is developing an OMS for the sell side and Orbital Insight is embracing a platform-as-a-service model.
As the startup expands the number of retailers it tracks and adds geolocation data to its offering, it will eventually deploy a PaaS model for do-it-yourself geospatial analytics.
The move will enable the 325,000 users of Bloomberg terminals to incorporate Orbital Insight's geospatial data into their existing trading and analysis workflow.
Alternative datasets from Orbital Insight and TellusLabs are now accessible via CME's DataMine online platform.
Orbital Insight will use the new funding to expand its products, partnerships, and sales presence worldwide.
Max Bowie explores the opportunities arising from new, alternative datasets, and the challenges of managing them.
O'Brien says he aims to bring the same momentum to Orbital Insight that he achieved as CEO and COO of Revere Data.
The vendor will use the funding to expand the items that it monitors satellite imagery for, and will also invest in more data scientists.
With so many complex new datasets promsing alpha, some vendors are doing the heavy analytics lifting for clients, while others are allowing users to first test the data in new ways.
Deltix is testing Orbital Insight's satellite imagery analysis of retail stores' parking lots to determine the impact on stores' results.
Data isn't just prices; it's unstructured text, charts, sentiment scores, and even analysis of photographs.
FinTech sales vet will aid vendor's sales efforts to financial sector.
Vendor plans to grow usage of satellite imagery to new areas of sales forecasts and commodities supply data.