With the growth of alternative data in the capital markets, firms are struggling to find value, and are disillusioned by the loss of time, human capital, and money. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew Rothman believes this has created a situation where vendors and…
As the spread of false information online threatens our view of the world, Josephine Gallagher examines how this phenomenon has evolved with technology.
Nasdaq's alt data provider hopes its new ECI dataset will offer exclusive advantages to investors, analysts, and companies themselves.
An examination of how long-serving industry veterans are finding a home at fintech startups.
Adopting an optimal and sustainable business model, as well as staying on the cutting edge of analytics, are two hurdles still to be overcome by alternative data providers looking to keep their heads above water.
A look at some recent key people moves, including Carlo Di Florio (pictured), who joins ACA.
EQR is part of Quandl’s move to offer more exclusive datasets to its customers.
The 35-year industry veteran will advise the vendor on product, strategy and business development.
The acquisition will combine the resources that each has assembled separately, and allow them to reach new audiences for their alternative datasets.
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.
Forays into selling data have been slowed by concerns over confidentiality, internal battles over its use and clean-up work on the data itself. Risk.net's Faye Kilburn reports.
Applying the principles of analyzing body language to corporate behavior can yield insights into a company’s health or strategies. But what reliable datasets exist in this area, and how effective are they?
Officials say the dataset of corporate flights provides an indicator of upcoming corporate activity thta could potentially impact a company's stock price.
After investment, the vendor is looking to partner with Quandl to deliver alternative datasets to hedge funds.
ESG is booming, but there's room for further development—Waters speaks to executives from banks, hedge funds, asset managers and vendors to explain how this sector is growing and how AI can speed up its development.
The partnership will ultimately expand to cover agency and corporate bonds, plus EMEA and Asian securities.
The alternative data platform hopes to leverage Richards' more than 30 years of data industry experience.
The new funding will enable Quandl to acquire and productize more alternative datasets, officials say.
With US political conventions in full swing, Max outlines his manifesto for data democracy.
The data provides greater granularity and frequency than CLS' existing offerings, and will appeal to traders, risk and portfolio managers and those managing currency risk.
Search provider adds corporate actions database
Looking for exposure to alternative investments? You'll need alternative types of data.
The vendor is stepping up its search for non-traditional datasets that will give it an edge as firms demand different types of data.
The new functionality will enable firms to load their own datasets into Quandl to apply its search technology to their data.