Exploiting Alternative Data in the Investment Process - Bringing Semantic Intelligence to Financial Markets
The emergence of big data in finance has shifted the alpha focus away from being faster to being smarter and more efficient than the competition.
Access to alternative data sources is considered a key input to such a process. During his talk, Peter Hafez provided an overview of the changing investment landscape and provided the “winning formula” for successful quant investing.
He discussed issues related to unstructured content, crowd-sources alpha, and proprietary vs. public content
You can see the full conference agenda here.
Mayfair - London UK