Alternative Data Newsletter #117 – May 10th, 2019

Key Highlights

  • May 15th Event: 5 days to go to Eagle Alpha’s alternative data conference in NYC. This is the FINAL call for tickets. If you would like to attend please register your interest here. Don’t miss out on the following:
    • 75 case studies presented on stage.
    • 100 data providers.
    • 185 funds.
    • 550 attendees (vendors and funds only).
    • 2,000 1-on-1 meetings.
  • Battle of the Quants: Eagle Alpha are proud Platinum Sponsors of Battle of the Quants in New York May 21 and 22. For a 25% discount on tickets use the code EAGLE25 at https://battleofthequants.com

Prioritization

  • Datasets Getting Traction:
    • Quant: this vendor provides economically predictive social media impact and sentiment data from a segment of investors who have been identified as being influential in relation to Russell 1,000 Index companies. Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.
    • Discretionary: this vendor provides novel data on China’s real estate market. A lot of unstructured text data is available on China’s non-performing loans on websites that host auctions covering land, assets and frauds. Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.
    • New Dataset: this vendor’s platform allows users to search and analyze tender data from 33 jurisdictions (28 EU member states, Norway, the EU Institutions, Iceland, Switzerland, Georgia). Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.
  • Proprietary Analytics

Finding Alpha

  • Research Analysts Thoughts: The first positive results from Pandora A/S in some time are of note given our recent flash report highlighting signs of stability for the brand. Elsewhere, our data is showing signs of an inflection for Burberry, Williams Sonoma, Workday and Ross Stores. Please contact us to learn more – enquiries@eaglealpha.com.
  • Our Next Alpha Focus Session: alpha focus session on the Business Insights category on May 30th. Email dataforum@eaglealpha.com for more details.

Proprietary Datasets

  • Last call for one-on-one meetings to discuss Eagle Alpha’s proprietary datasets at our Access & Alpha event in NYC on 15th March. Learn more about our datasets covering US Consumer Electronics and Chinese Autos, or our series of datasets built using online search data.

Events You Should Attend

  • Eagle Alpha’s Event Calendar:
    • May 15th Event: 5 days to go to Eagle Alpha’s alternative data conference in NYC. This is the FINAL call for tickets. If you would like to attend please register your interest here.
    • London in October. Register your interest at events@eaglealpha.com.
    • NYC in December. Register your interest at events@eaglealpha.com.
  • Data Forum Webinars:
  • Upcoming Roadshows:
    • Sentiment data provider is meeting funds in NYC on May 13th and 14th.
    • Housing market data provider is meeting funds in NYC on May 13thand 14th.
    • Investment technology firm is meeting funds in NYC on May 13thand 14th.
    • App data provider is meeting funds in NYC on May 21st and 22ndand in London on May 23rd.

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