Alternative Data Newsletter – June 29th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: Email receipts data.

2. Lessons Learnt: Constructing predictive macro indices based on Google search data.

3. Events: Discussion of recruitment trends in relation to alternative data will be held on 25th July in New York.

4. Dataset access: UK consumer transaction dataset is doing meetings in London next week.

5. Did you know? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to be implemented in May 2018, does not prohibit the use of automated profiling, but individuals will have the right to opt out.

6. Articles of the week: 1) Barclays on machine learning in hedge funds; 2) Investors using satellite and cell phone data; 3) The U.S. slowly submitting to the EU’s 2018 privacy law; 4) Citadel hired a new head of AI from Microsoft.

7. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 22nd, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: U.K. consumer transaction data.

2. Case study of the week: Online data points to weakness for sportswear retailers and manufacturers.

3. Events: Discussion of legal and compliance considerations will be held on 26th July in London.

4. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on 26-30th June.

5. Articles of the week: 1) Data scraper’s case v. LinkedIn; 2) How finance exploits news, sentiment and alternative data; 3) The machine learning regulatory challenge.

6. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 22nd, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: U.K. consumer transaction data.

2. Case study of the week: Online data points to weakness for sportswear retailers and manufacturers.

3. Events: Discussion of legal and compliance considerations will be held on 26th July in London.

4. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on 26-30th June.

5. Articles of the week: 1) Data scraper’s case v. LinkedIn; 2) How finance exploits news, sentiment and alternative data; 3) The machine learning regulatory challenge.

6. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 15th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: Geo-location data provider.

2. Lessons Learnt: Constructing Eagle Alpha’s UK Jobs Index.

3. Events: We are a sponsor of the Learn 2 Quant event in NYC next Tuesday.

6. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on 26-30th June. Contact us to book meetings.

5. Articles of the week: Schonfeld’s CIO on the most valuable skills required at a hedge fund, GIC’s COO on alternative data for real estate, IBM launches Watson for financial regulation.

6. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 15th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: Geo-location data provider.

2. Lessons Learnt: Constructing Eagle Alpha’s UK Jobs Index.

3. Events: We are a sponsor of the Learn 2 Quant event in NYC next Tuesday.

6. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on 26-30th June. Contact us to book meetings.

5. Articles of the week: Schonfeld’s CIO on the most valuable skills required at a hedge fund, GIC’s COO on alternative data for real estate, IBM launches Watson for financial regulation.

6. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 8th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: E-commerce data provider.

2. Case study of the week: Pricing pressure for China Autos.

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: Which alternative datasets can be used to assess which banks are leading/lagging in consumer acquisition?

4. Events: Eagle Alpha is presenting today at the Citi annual quant conference in Budapest.

5. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on June 26-30th.

6. Articles of the week: Alternative data for risk management, AI and the hedge fund industry, EU goes against the global grain to protect privacy.

7. Update on Eagle Alpha’s offering.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 1st, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: Employment data provider.

2. Case study of the week: Interest in Samsung (KRX) S8 Weakening.

3. Case study compilation: The document includes 12 case studies that are predominately aimed at discretionary hedge funds and mutual funds.

4. Research question for a Bespoke Project: Which alternative datasets can be used by investors to analyze Tesla?

5. Events: Eagle Alpha is presenting at the Citi annual quant conference in Budapest on June 9th.

6. Dataset access: Obtaining feedback on a potential ticker level dataset based on credit and debit card data.

7. Articles of the week: Machine learning promises to shake up large swathes of finance, Airbnb getting more online traffic than older brands.

8. Update on Eagle Alpha’s offering.