The SEC deemed Forcerank's model constituted an unregulated security-based swaps market.
The vendor offers news, opinions and analysis derived from crowd-sourcing of social media.
The new funding will enable the vendor to step up its focus on applying machine learning and AI to information analysis.
Vendors are finding innovative ways to capture proprietary content, and to mine value from its increasing volumes.
Users will be able to gather predictive sentiment on stocks, based on the rankings of participants in weekly "contests."
The vendor is cutting through the Big Data of "analyst" contributions to deliver only the highest-quality recommendations.
The move will be the first content integration project that the vendors anticipate.
The vendor expects to add 10 to 15 new third-party datasets per month.
New datasets created using crowd-sourcing continued to grow in 2014, with new players entering the market with propositions to solicit crowd-sourced investor predictions that could provide leading indicators of market movements to institutional traders.
Signal will give analysts greater confidence in estimates-based trading strategies.
Plug-in will enable use of vendor's crowd-sourced estimates data in spreadsheet models
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