In response to client demand, FactSet is making "alternative" datasets from a select range of partners available via its datafeeds, alongside its proprietary data.
Officials say Mahony's buy-side background will help Neudata expand its use-case research capabilities.
Everyone’s excited about the potential untapped alpha promised by “alternative data,” yet those who work with it are far from excited about the prospect of evaluating unwieldy and unstructured datasets. Max Bowie looks at the practical challenges of…
After investment, the vendor is looking to partner with Quandl to deliver alternative datasets to hedge funds.
Antenna will shorten the time needed to evaluate new datasets, and allow BAM to begin using the data faster than its rivals.
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this…
While Thasos is a data provider, what makes its technology unique is that it combines GPS data and Wifi triangulation, this way they can cut that distance down to seven meters or less...
Thasos combines GPS data and Wi-Fi triangulation to provide real-time location data, allowing the vendor to accurately locate a cellphone user to between 1-3 meters.
"When we think about AI and machine learning, we see a variety of use-cases from the front office, all the way to the back and middle offices.”
John reviews SST’s biggest stories of the last week, including Goldman Sachs, new research technologies, and the latest M&A activity.
Although it still needs more time in the oven, technology is powering a quiet revolution in research and analytics—and the fusion of the two may transform the investment process.