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.
Video: “New Money” and the Future of the Data-Driven Economy
Panelists talked about the implications of living in a data-driven economy, dominated by those who have access to data and artificial intelligence, and how this paradigm shift will affect the future of business and finance.
Video: Why Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees for Investors
Panelists discuss how financial institutions are going about monetizing big data sources and touch on some of the difficulties and challenges faced by the industry in generating real monetary returns from these efforts.
Video: Getting the Most out of Alternative Data - a Systematic View
Chris discusses how alternative data can be integrated into a systematic investment process and give an overview of some of the techniques that Cantab uses to enhance the value that alternative data can contribute to a portfolio.
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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