Coronavirus - What Data Investors Should Look at: Affected Stocks, Recession Fears, and more...
Will the coronavirus lead to another recession? How are stocks being affected? Check this page regularly for infographics based on our news and sentiment data delivering insights for investment professionals. You can also subscribe to receive our Covid-19 updates via email.
The Rise of the BioPharma Stock Market: A Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine
Biopharma has provided one of the few defensive sectors during the coronavirus rout and our news sentiment data can help investors make the most of it.
What is the News Really Telling Us About the COVID-19 Pandemic?
What light, if any, can news analytics shed on the coronavirus epidemic? In this post, Peter Hafez, Chief Data Scientist at RavenPack, relates his findings, including how, in many cases, a spike in news volume leads official reports of confirmed cases, and how virus-news as a percentage of total news can provide an indicator for market returns in sensitive sectors.
How to Select the Right Alternative Datasets
It used to be the case that hedge fund managers would actively seek out novel alternative datasets to provide them with an edge, but now, following exponential growth in the sector, and a mushrooming of available datasets, they are faced with the opposite problem: how to make the right choice from so many options
How Traders are Using Forex Sentiment to Gain an Edge
Advances in technology now mean computers can rapidly scan vast quantities of online news quicker than the blink of an eye. Their subtle artificial intelligence and language processing capabilities also make it possible for them to distinguish authorial viewpoints and measure Forex ‘sentiment’.
RavenPack’s Strategic Expansion into Asia Pacific Starts with Australia
After seeing an increase in demand from customers in the Asia Pacific region, RavenPack, the market leader in NLP and big data analytics, has decided to set up a dedicated office in Sydney, Australia.
Ex Credit Suisse Trader Q&A: RavenPack’s Superior Client Handling Won Me Over
Fixed-income traders are increasingly turning to alternative data as markets enter challenging times, and RavenPack stands out amongst vendors for its superior client handling, says one former investor.
Review: Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards from an Alternative Data Perspective
Jack Schwager’s interviews with top traders highlights their decision-making processes - but how could RavenPack data have added value, if any?
How NLP Can Distil Value From Businesses’ Own Internal Data
In romantic comedies it’s not uncommon for the main character to realize their best friend - out of familiarity overlooked - is actually the one they’ve been looking for all along... The point is that it is often easy to overlook the value of what is sitting right in front of you.
Latest Research Papers
Leveraged Loan Trading with Sentiment Data
In this white paper, author Gábor Komáromi, Head of Fixed Income Analytics at RavenPack, turns his attention to how alternative data provided by RavenPack can be purposed for leveraged loan trading.
Generate Alpha by Enhancing MSCI ESG Ratings with News Sentiment
Our new study shows sentiment analysis enhances stock screening, leading to better performance and downside risk mitigation.
Forex Day Trading Strategy Gains Edge From RavenPack’s Sentiment Data
In this white paper, news sentiment data aggregated from online financial and economic news sources provides signals for a profitable Forex day trading strategy.
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