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.
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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.
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.
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.
Ryusuke Yokoyama, CIO at JPX sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss how the exchange is considering its options when it comes to data management.
The application will provide professional investors with personalized business insights, using AI-driven technology.
The platform aims to modernize communications among counterparties and deliver sophisticated data analytics.
The investment will be used to accelerate growth and bolster the firm's global presence.
In a newly created role, Eran Noam will head global sales for the regtech vendor.
The relatively nascent alternative data industry is creating challenges for asset managers, specifically when it comes to a lack of historical data and a lack of talent that can interrogate the data.
The San Francisco-based company will use the investment to expand its language coverage and its AI-driven predictive analytics.
Officials say the dataset of corporate flights provides an indicator of upcoming corporate activity thta could potentially impact a company's stock price.
Traders and portfolio managers use the data to assess risk and to develop portfolios that are environmentally conscious.
An expanding use of artificial intelligence is taking over surveillance practices, but some believe there are limits to what can be achieved.
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…
Software vendor hires industry veteran Philip Filleul as sales engineer.
Refining and cleaning data may be time-consuming, but is essential to helping financial institutions perform better analysis on data, panelists in Hong Kong said. Wei-Shen Wong reports.
Red Deer will leverage TheySay’s NLP technology to help buy-side clients extract investment signals from swathes of Big Data.
Web Financial's platform will allow users to integrate Selerity's tools, allowing them to create customized views of information that leverage unstructured data.
Every new innovation in the world of market and reference data brings with it a new set of challenges-from managing new datasets to ensuring uptime during storms and natural disasters.
Max Bowie explores the opportunities arising from new, alternative datasets, and the challenges of managing them.
For financial firms, more data volumes and data-centric regulations mean a need for more chief data officers.