Northfield Partners with Alexandria for Sentiment-Based Risk Models

The offering aims to help users quantify risk based on the latest news.


The offering, dubbed Risk Systems That Read, took nine years to develop and was made in conjunction with big-data and machine-learning specialist Alexandria Technology. Alexandria uses algorithms to classify and process text and then summarizes those sentiments on a scale of positive, negative or neutral. Northfield then decides on certain parameters, such as where this is something that investors will care about, if it will increase or decrease volatility, if this news pertaining to a security

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