Explosive interest in the alternative data sector is driving FISD membership growth as demand to participate in its alternative data group soars.
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.
Hedge funds are using geolocation data to both spot signs of a pandemic recovery and to see its ripple-effect damages.
When Facteus (then known as ARM Insight) designed Enlightmint prior to the coronavirus outbreak, it never envisaged that its target users would be interested in receiving data in real time.
Carson Boneck shares his thoughts on Balyasny's efforts to marry the best of its fundamental and quant teams.
The ESG data space has seen a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years, and that is likely to continue, sources say.
Some machine learning strategies have coped well, but others began to struggle as panic mounted.
The data giant is releasing regional features and functionality to more closely monitor the coronavirus across companies and sectors.
The bank’s research business is using artificial intelligence, traditional consumer surveys, and visualization techniques to monitor the impact of Covid-19.
Unlike in past financial crises, ESG is taking center stage as social and governance data is directly relevant to all companies weathering the coronavirus pandemic. That makes the holes in that data, which still remain, all the more apparent.
The firm is developing themed asset categories for investors by finding new correlations in alternative datasets.
If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.
The UK regulator is examining new data sources’ potential to confer an unfair market advantage.
The location data specialist has been sold after falling upon rough times last year.
Petrescu is already working with a handful of new and established data providers on product development and strategy for financial markets.
Experts advise using machine learning to solve data quality challenges before applying it to alpha-generating strategies.
In order to find a real trend, people must first dig through a load of crap.
Smog, traffic data—even movie rentals—help analysts track economic effects of the virus.
The data service provider is widening its coverage of alt datasets for signals in cyber risk and controversy data.
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…
The vendor has created a group with about 1,000 members. Its next live meeting will be March 10.
Capital markets firms are continually looking for new ways to package and visualize a rising tide of information. It turns out there’s another industry looking to handle the same challenge—the video game industry.
The pairing presents an opportunity for alt data vendors to garner more exposure.
Quants searching for ESG signals have reached very different conclusions. Mostly they blame the data.