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Alt Data Outsourcer Qineqt Hires Dataminr Architect

Qineqt, a New York -based data architecture company for buy-side investors, hired a former Dataminr data architect to join its executive team. John Budnik joined the firm to lead Delivery Architecture ...

A Buy-Side Endorsement of Alternative Data

The investment strategist for a major Dutch asset manager argues that alternative data is a key input for asset managers in commentary published in Investment & Pensions Europe. Valentijn van ...

CBOE Launches Second Social Media Index From Social Market Analytics

Five months after launching its first social media index, Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched another index based on metrics from Social Market Analytics (SMA), an alternative data research firm ...

Dataminr Expands Government Business with FBI Contract

Dataminr, the New York-based provider of social media data and analytics, recently announced a large new contract with the FBI to potentially access the more than 500 million Twitter messages ...

How Technology Is Changing Research

Andrew Stimpson, a London-based analyst covering investment banks at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, recently published a report analyzing the impact of technology on equity research, according to an article ...
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New Macro Strategy Firm Partners With Big Data Firm Predata

Nightberg, a New York-based macro strategy research firm, has partnered with big data firm Predata to incorporate policy research into their offerings. Nightberg, founded last year by two macro hedge fund ...

Big Data Geopolitical Researcher Predata Raises $3.5 Million

Predata, a big data research firm that uses social media to predict geopolitical risk, secured $3.25 million in a venture funding round led by Edison Partners with participation from hedge ...

How Social Media, Crowd-Sourcing and Big Data are Transforming Research

We were recently asked to give a presentation to approximately 2,000 Fidelity Brokerage customers on how social media and big data are transforming investment research.  Here is the link to ...

Alternative Data Firm Eagle Alpha Launches Directory of Alternative Data Providers

Eagle Alpha, a research firm which mines insights from large datasets, launched a directory of alternative data providers.  The firm will also hosting a seminar on building indicators derived from ...

Social Market Analytics Licenses Twitter Sentiment Data To CBOE

Social Market Analytics (SMA), an alternative data research firm which generates real-time sentiment data from social media, partnered with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) to develop a series of ...
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