Video: Enhancing Macroeconomic Nowcasters with Big Data
In this talk, Salman discusses an approach to harness big data and improve an existing nowcasting framework in order to better understand the risks and potentially enhancing the performance of investments decisions.
How to Use Event Data for Global Macro and Mid-Term Equity Trading
Webinar: how to extract signals from RavenPack event data for mid-term equity trading. We also highlight practical use cases for Global Macro, Trade War and Brexit. Co-hosted by RavenPack and Wolfe Research. Watch the highlights and request the full video and slide deck below.
News in Macroeconomics Forecasting - Video and Slides
In terms of what we have in regards to big data in the world that tells you something about economic activity. So if you want to predict microeconomic activity, then you need all the data to be infinity precise. What we do is aggregate everything into a few macroeconomics indicators, such as interest rates, balance of payments, production and so forth.
Energy Futures Trading with Machine Learning & Event Detection
We show how combining all models produce solid risk-adjusted returns with lower average bias and without the need to select one particular model.
Latest Blog Articles
Anticipating the next NFP Surprise? Mind the Sentiment!
The US economy was expected to have added nearly 1m jobs in April, but what came out on the 7th of May was a meagre +266k. Could news sentiment have helped us see the negative NFP surprise coming and is it something we should be adding to our NFP checklist going forward?
News Analytics Data Can Help Forewarn of Market Risks
Traditionally used by hedge funds to drive alpha-generating strategies, news analytics data also has applications for assessing financial market risks, as the deep dive into the research below shows.
Watch: Focus on ESG Investing
We dive into how ESG investors are using news and sentiment data to generate alpha and mitigate risks.
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