Alternative Data Newsletter #135 – September 13th, 2019

Key Highlights

  • LinkedIn vs HiQ: on September 9th the federal appeals court rejected LinkedIn’s effort to stop HiQ from using information crawled from LinkedIn’s website. The decision has major implications for the web crawling industry. On Eagle Alpha’s September Legal & Compliance webinar Peter Greene from Lowenstein Sandler LLP will discuss the case and this landmark decision. Contact us to learn more – enquiries@eaglealpha.com.
  • Demand for Netflix: Eagle Alpha’s CEO Emmett Kilduff joined the Yahoo Finance panel to discuss how we used social media data to show that demand for Netflix content is at a 3-year high. Our conclusion holds even if re-runs are excluded. You can watch the recording here.
  • AI & Data Science in Trading: we are thrilled to announce that we’re Lunch and Learn sponsors at AI & Data Science in Trading event in London on September 16th and 17th. We will officially launch our new Alpha Capture solution for the buy-side at the event.
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Quality Screening

Eagle Eye reports are now available on our Data Sourcing platform. Clients can now view detailed reports on quality of six alternative datasets.

Prioritization

The chart shows some of the most popular alternative data categories on the Eagle Alpha platform in the last 3 months. Up-to-date and full information is available to our Data Sourcing clients.

Discovery

Combined with top-down research, leveraging alternative sets of web data can make the difference between a sub-par model and one that is optimized. This vendor allows research analysts to reliably and efficiently integrate non-traditional web data, which is a key component to a modern and thorough bottoms-up analysis. Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.

 

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Dashboards

The chart shows total Twitter mentions of Netflix since Q1 2016. Eagle Alpha’s Web Queries dashboard was used to create this chart.

Case Study

Eagle Alpha’s CEO Emmett Kilduff joined the Yahoo Finance panel to discuss how we used social media data to show that demand for Netflix content is at a 3-year high. Our conclusion holds even if re-runs are excluded. You can watch the recording here.

Legal & Compliance

On September 9th the federal appeals court rejected LinkedIn’s effort to stop HiQ from using information crawled from LinkedIn’s website. The decision has major implications for the web crawling industry.

On Eagle Alpha’s September Legal & Compliance webinar Peter Greene from Lowenstein Sandler LLP will discuss the case and this landmark decision.

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Alpha Workshops

  • September 26th: Category (Sentiment), Sector (Healthcare), Stock (PFE).
  • October 17th: Category (Social Media), Sector (Materials), Stock (AMAT).

Upcoming Events

Eagle Alpha’s Alternative Data Conferences:

  • London on November 15th 2019. Learn more and register your interest here.
  • NYC in January 2020. Register your interest at events@eaglealpha.com.
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