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Crowdsourced Grocery Pricing Firm Basket Adds Alternative Data

Basket, a shopper-powered company that collects data from 98% of grocery stores nationwide, is increasingly marketing its pricing trend data to the financial sector. Based on an application that provides ...

Research Unbundling Conference a Resounding Success

Last Wednesday, over 400 delegates from the sell-side, buy-side, IRPs, alternative data providers, and regulators attended UK research firm Substantive Research’s second annual New York conference called Unbundling Uncovered USA.  ...
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Fewer Banks Among the Top Economic Forecasters According to FocusEconomics

Investment bank representation among the most accurate macroeconomic forecasters is waning, as shown in the awards calculated annually by research aggregator FocusEconomics.  Over the last four years, the number of ...
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Research Boutique Launches AI Text-Crawling Platform

Hong Kong-based Real Estate Foresight, an independent research provider focused on China housing markets, has spun off a separate business which markets a cloud-based multi-language text collection engine which offers ...
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Credit Suisse Veterans Form New Venture Offering White Labeled Corporate Access

As new European regulations disrupt the corporate access landscape, two former Credit Suisse corporate access professionals launched an independent corporate access vendor offering banks an outsourced solution to an increasing ...
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Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook in May

Despite the gain in layoffs on Wall Street in May, and the modest rise in new hiring plans during the month, the overall jobs outlook remains weak as many investment ...

SEC Points Towards Market Solutions in the US to Resolve MIFID II Conflict

The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, CEO of Commcise Software Limited, a provider of commission management and research evaluation software which recently received a majority investment from ...
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Startup Applies Alternative Data to Credit Analysis

Oslo-based applies machine learning to a broad selection of data to extract insights on private companies.  The firm’s primary focus is to monitor the creditworthiness of SMEs for bank ...
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Web Traffic Data Provider SimilarWeb Targets Financial Sector

SimilarWeb, an alternative data provider specializing in web traffic trends, launched applications focused on companies and market segments as it seeks to expand its usage within private equity, hedge funds ...

Investment Data Standards Organization Releases Web Crawling Best Practices

The Investment Data Standards Organization (IDSO), a non-profit consortium of alternative data industry practitioners, released draft web crawling best practice standards for industry review.  Meanwhile a seminal court case that ...
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