Wei-Shen Wong wonders whether asset managers really understand what they mean when they talk about alternative data.
To gain advantage from the growing data deluge, analytics—integrated with a firm's data workflow—are becoming ever-more crucial to buy-side investors.
Nasdaq's alt data provider hopes its new ECI dataset will offer exclusive advantages to investors, analysts, and companies themselves.
UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.
The startup will use a new investment round to fund the addition of new datasets and staff as it brings its platform to market.
The vendor is also experimenting with machine learning to help the buy-side sift through the vast amount of unstructured alternatives investment data.
Investment professionals can use Discover to find the right dataset and provider for their needs.
Alternative data is maturing. But with its growth spurt comes growing pains—just ask Thasos Group. And though the market is still in its adolescence, it’s starting to face some grownup challenges.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
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.
The new tool, called the Blotter, will be a window into unstructured audio data as a form of operational alpha for the buy and sell sides.
The crowd-sourced trading platform is looking to create a competitive arena for quants to test their algorithms.
The new company returns Pritchard to her love of working directly with alternative data.
Rich Newman joins to talk about challenges facing the alternative data space and why open data is becoming increasingly important.
EQR is part of Quandl’s move to offer more exclusive datasets to its customers.
Quants are embracing the idea of ‘model-free’ pricing and deep hedging.
Julie Lerner joins to talk about the hemp market and PanXchange's launch of a hemp exchange.
The administrator is looking at how artificial intelligence can be used to extract online sentiment and create customized alternative data services to attract clients.
The CEO of 7Park Data joins the podcast to discuss the alternative data industry and where he sees the market heading in the future.
The immense growth of online data is driving an increasing number of asset managers to deploy web-scraping tools to find unique investment insights.