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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.
Video: How to Find Value in Alternative Data
Many fundamental investors are struggling to find useful insights in a world that is becoming "over-abundant" with data. Barry Hurewitz, founder of UBS Evidence Lab, shares findings from extensive research on the investment processes of top investors and the implications on the use of alt data.
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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