Alternative Data Newsletter #148 – December 13th, 2019

Key Highlights

  • Forbes Article: great article from Gary Drenik and Forbes featuring Eagle Alpha’s Director of Data Strategy and Analytics Ronan Crosson, CFA. An insightful interview that answers all the burning questions around alternative data.
  • Legal Webinar on China Data: we held a very informative webinar today with Lowenstein Sandler on the topic of alternative datasets in China. Contact if you want to obtain the recording.
  • Expert Hub at our New York Conference: we are delighted to announce that Eagle Alpha’s New York conference will now include an Expert Hub stream. This will serve as a breakout room where attendees can meet with experts and speakers from our various panel sessions in a more informal small group/roundtable format. This will provide an opportunity for a more technical conversation that should appeal to engineers and data scientists at buyer firms, as well as those in strategic roles.
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Quality Screening

Eagle Eye reports are available on our Data Sourcing platform. Clients can now view detailed reports on the quality of 15 alternative datasets with a B2B dataset being the latest addition. Please click on this link.


With Alpha Capture, data vendors submit trade ideas or forward-looking use cases based on interesting insights from their datasets, which gives fund managers the first-ever opportunity to value alternative datasets and ascertain, at scale, the real potential for alpha. Email to learn more. 


This vendor covers France and Denmark offering B2B data, travel & tourism data, store location data, E-commerce data and Retail data. Our Data Sourcing clients can view the full profile here.

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Using our Eagle Edge dashboards we use consumer insights and employment data to examine the large US drugstores. The data points to CVS being in a better strategic position than Walgreens.

Case Study

Using online pricing data on Eagle Edge investors can monitor pricing trends and SKU level data by channel and by geography for luxury goods companies. This data would have helped inform investors of positive fundamentals and individual brand momentum for Kering in the June quarter of 2019.

Legal & Compliance

We held a very informative webinar today with Lowenstein Sandler on the topic of purchasing alternative datasets in China. Topics included privacy and data collection, due diligence best practices, PII laws, and web scraping. Contact if you want to obtain the recording.

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Alpha Workshops

  • December 19th: Workshop on Pricing Data.
  • January 23rd: Workshop on ESG Data.
  • February 27th: Workshop on Satellite Imagery Data.
  • March 26th: Workshop on IoT Data.

Upcoming Events

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