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2015 Review: Big Data

2015 was a pivotal year for the application of big data to investment research. 1010data, with its roots in the financial community mining mortgage data, sold for a princely $500 ...

Yet Another Sentiment Analysis Firm Launches

Dragonfish is a new entrant in the crowded sentiment data field. It provides three different end-of-day data feeds for algorithmic and proprietary trading. The first feed covers stocks in the ...

US Regulators Go After Short Ideas Spoofs

A Scottish man was indicted for securities fraud for spoofing short ideas researchers Muddy Waters and Citron Research to profit from stock declines. In joint actions, the US Department of Justice ...

Sentiment Analysis Is Becoming More Like Market Data

Sentiment analysis provider Heckyl Technologies has partnered with Euronext, Europe’s largest exchange, to provide sentiment data to retail investors free of charge, according to a Euronext press release. The move ...

Big Data Firm Eagle Alpha Raises $1.8 Million

Eagle Alpha, a research firm which mines insights from social media and the web, completed a $1.8 million angel raise and is beginning a Series A round, according to founder ...
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Sales Director Defects from iSentium to PsychSignal

Social Media sentiment provider iSentium Technology’s Director of Sales has defected to rival PsychSignal. Malik Corbett has joined PsychSignal as Chief Revenue Officer and VP of Product. Corbett has a ...

Big Data Firms Plan ETF Launches

Social media analytics firms iSentium and Market Prophit are planning to launch ETFs tied to social media data, according to an article in Business Insider. The moves reflect a broader ...

TABB Predicts Growth In Social Media Analytics

TABB Group, a prominent financial markets research firm, released a study predicting that social media analytics (SMA) will become a mainstream product for financial firms. TABB argues in Social Alpha ...

Bloomberg Signs Long-Term Deal With Twitter

Bloomberg announced it has signed a long-term data agreement with Twitter which allows it to integrate Twitter data into its service. Bloomberg provides analytics which track tweet volumes and sentiment ...

iSentium Scores Another PR Coup

Kudos to iSentium’s PR firm, which has garnered a lengthy feature on the social media analytics firm in the Financial Times, a few months after similar treatment in the Wall ...
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