Only proper due diligence on datasets and the companies providing them will safeguard alt data consumers from similar risks in the future.
From crypto and Web3 to Robinhood and Reddit, democratization underscores it all. While it’s a largely benign concept that aims to level the playing field between institutions and individuals, it’s also really hard to get right.
Join WatersTechnology for a look back at the most absurd stories of the year—Reddit/GameStop, the advent of meme stocks, and QAnon—and what they mean for you.
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Rebecca examines the tangled web woven between Reddit, meme stocks, and QAnon, and asks how well prepared data providers looking to jump on the meme stocks bandwagon are to recognize organized disinformation campaigns.
While some alternative data providers are jumping in on the meme-stock craze by producing new datasets and analyses geared toward risk management and alpha generation, others—perhaps rightly so—are staying cautious.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
The vendor has created a group with about 1,000 members. Its next live meeting will be March 10.