Lucena will provide a pre-packaged signal based on Wall Street Horizon's earnings dates revision data, for buy-side firms without the in-house resources to analyze the raw data themselves.
As alternative data companies battle for capital and a coveted spot in investment managers’ portfolio strategies, they are turning to bespoke marketing and partnerships to stand out in an industry where firms still struggle with data science resources.
Financial firms aren't the only organizations making strategic moves to overcome challenges and increase quality.
Bryan Cross, who heads UBS Asset Management's QED group, joins to discuss alternative data and AI.
Despite what some wireless carriers say, we’re still a few years away from a mass rollout of true 5G networks. While they will be revolutionary, right now it’s more hype than reality. WatersTechnology tries to look ahead to see how capital markets firms…
The crème of Waters’ coverage of emerging technologies from artificial intelligence to alternative datasets to tokenization.
At the recent Waters USA conference, panelists discussed the current wave of alternative datasets, and how getting the most out of them requires new tools and technologies.
The automotive dataset is the first of many predictive offerings planned that leverage existing data assets from the former IHS business for use by systematic investors.
The acquisition will combine the resources that each has assembled separately, and allow them to reach new audiences for their alternative datasets.
Advancements in AI have led to new ways for firms to generate alpha and better serve clients. The next great evolution in the space could come in the form of deep learning. WatersTechnology speaks with data scientists at banks, asset managers and vendors…
A look at some of the key themes that will be talked about at Waters USA—including cloud, AI, alt data, blockchain—and also a discussion of recent Brexit developments.
Data and technology have a co-dependent relationship, for better or for worse.
Financial firms with a data or technology ‘vendor’ arm developed in house are finding that separation can benefit both business lines. Max Bowie speaks to companies that have spun out from other organizations about the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects…
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.
While Anthony understands why banks are desperate to get in on the alternative data oil rush, he thinks that ultimately, they’re going to be disappointed.
He brings two decades of experience to new role leading GeoFinance market development.
Also: A look at Sibos 2018 and an examination of the alternative data marketplace.
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.
Also: Trading Technologies is developing an OMS for the sell side and Orbital Insight is embracing a platform-as-a-service model.
With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
Firms are using machine learning and natural-language processing tools—no longer to grab an edge, but merely to remain competitive.
As the startup expands the number of retailers it tracks and adds geolocation data to its offering, it will eventually deploy a PaaS model for do-it-yourself geospatial analytics.
It’s a trio of problems: Mifid II’s data problem; blockchain projects stalled; and data quality issues for machine learning.