Second Wave Fears and the June 11th Market Sell-off
What caused the recent market meltdown? The media has argued that the Coronavirus “second wave” fears are most responsible for the drawdown (hardest hit on June 11th).
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.
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
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?
Struggling Asset Manager’s Increasingly Resort to Alternative Data
A mix of increased competition and sustained stock market growth is forcing active asset managers to seek out more innovative sources of alpha.
RavenPack Leading Alternative Data Vendor as Chosen by Investors
Institutional investors earmarked RavenPack as the data vendor they would most likely use in the future, according to a survey by MachineByte, a platform dedicated to spreading the word about alternative data in finance.
How Much is that Byte Worth? Quantifying the Value of Information
Learn the difference between data and information, and why this distinction is important. Gain a greater understanding of the complexities of valuing information. Take away some practical advice for considering the value of information in financial services organizations.
Video: What it Really Takes to Tease Out Alpha from Big Data
In this panel, speakers discuss how financial institutions are going about monetizing non-traditional big data sources to generate both investment and operational alpha. Watch the full video.
Video: How to use Sentiment Based Alternative Data to Enhance a Leveraged Buyout Model
Milind shows how this sentiment signal performs as an overlay. He shows how his approach is effective in anticipating buyouts, which should be of much interest to activists, risk arbitrageurs and speculators on the long side as well as market participants (typically quants), looking to eliminate event risk on the short side.
Latest Research Papers
Focus on APAC Insider Transactions Strategies Overlaid with Sentiment
How can investors use insider transactions overlaid with sentiment data to drive alpha and what are the results if applied to portfolios from the Asia Pacific region? RavenPack’s latest white paper investigates.
A 2020 U.S. Election Forecasting Model Leveraging RavenPack’s News Analytics
RavenPack data is used to analyze sentiment, media attention, and historical voting patterns to predict the U.S. presidential election in 2020.
News Sentiment Investment Strategies in APAC - A Case Study
Trading strategies based on Asia Pacific news sentiment produced excess returns for up to a month ahead
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