Alternative Data Newsletter #127 – July 18th, 2019

Key Highlights

  • Alternative Data for Corporates: Eagle Alpha’s first whitepaper for corporates was published today. We illustrate how corporates can unlock the potential of alternative data for acquisition, competitive analysis, manufacturing, customer insights, R&D and more. Download the whitepaper here.
  • Quality Testing: we performed constant panel analysis on the spend patterns of users using email receipt data, one of note is the difference in total order amounts between Paypal, an established payments company, and Venmo, a relative upstart experiencing sustained growth among the constant panel of users.
  • Alternative Data Expert: Giacinto Paolo Saggese ran an alternative data team at a buyside firm for 4 years and leveraged machine learning to build alpha models using a variety of sources, he is interested in working on data science projects on a consulting basis.

Quality Screening

We performed constant panel analysis on the spend patterns of users using email receipt data, one of note (shown in chart) is the difference in total order amounts between Paypal, an established payments company, and Venmo, a relative upstart experiencing sustained growth among the constant panel of users.

Discovery

This vendor provides direct, up-to-date access to home, apartment, and land records around the world. The data goes back more than 15 years for some locations and includes listings, price changes, contracts, confirmed sales, and more. Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.

Upcoming webinars

  • Legal & compliance webinar on July 23rd at 12 pm ET.
  • Alpha workshop on July 25th at 9 am ET.

Upcoming Events

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