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.
Roth will bring more than 20 years of experience as a consumer and provider of data to help commercialize Almax's offering.
Unstructured data has been around for a long time, but its importance is emerging in new ways
Bloomberg's purchase of Netbox Blue comes after the two firms held a partnership for two years.
The new additions will give investors greater insight into the funds and fund managers in which they invest.
Storing data isn't the same thing as managing or governing data.
The vendor is changing the way it calculates sentiment scores to be more useful to traders.
Vendor focuses on delivering long-term trading insights from web and social media data to buy-side firms.
Vendor hopes first desktop foray will disrupt the energy analytics data market.
Varonis' platform handles unstructured data.
New York-based provider of web-based fundamental research and stock screening tools AnalytixInsight is finalizing deals with a number of newswires and social media sentiment providers to add indicators based on unstructured data to its CapitalCube…
Cloud-based analytics provider Kensho has enlisted asset managers and research teams to test Warren, a "virtual market research assistant" developed for the financial markets that understands and responds to queries asked using natural language.
North Weymouth, Mass.-based Big Data analytics startup Data Boiler Technologies has established its initial executive team, and is now approaching capital markets firms to dictate which areas the vendor should prioritize when finalizing its product…
Although bleeding-edge technologies have focused on developing lightning-fast algorithms that cut humans out of the trading process, Max believes natural-language processing, and the often-overlooked fundamentals of search engine technologies, will play…
Harnessing the potential of Big Data will require financial firms to invest in a combination of solutions that include unstructured data analytics, visualization tools, cloud compute and storage, along with a full understanding of the challenges that…