Author Gene Ekster

Gene Ekster, CFA, was previously head of R&D at Point72 Asset Management (formerly SAC Capital), a Director of Data Product at 1010Data and a Senior Analyst at Majestic Research (now ITG Investment Research). Currently, Gene works with asset management firms and data providers in a consulting capacity to help integrate alternative data into the investment process. He can be reached via LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/pub/gene-ekster-cfa/0/23/622/

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Mitigating Alternative Data Compliance Risks Associated with Web Crawling

05/02/2016
The following is a guest article from Gene Ekster, who has been involved with alternative data on both the buy and sell side. Web crawling is becoming broadly used as a ...
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Alternative Data Cross-functional Teams and Workflow

08/19/2015
The following is a guest article from Gene Ekster, who has been involved with alternative data on both the buy and sell side.  This article is the conclusion of a ...
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Alternative Data Research Compliance

07/08/2015
The following is a guest article from Gene Ekster, who has been involved with alternative data on both the buy and sell side.  This article is the third of a ...
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The Role of the R&D Team in Alternative Data Research

05/20/2015
The following is a guest article from Gene Ekster, who has been involved with alternative data on both the buy and sell side.  This article is the second of a ...
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Driving Investment Performance with Alternative Data

05/06/2015
The following is a guest article from Gene Ekster, who has been involved with alternative data on both the buy and sell side.  This article is the first of a ...