Alternative Data Newsletter #56 – 17th April

Key Highlights 

Alternative data is getting a lot of interest as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
Join our Vendor Solutions webinar on Thursday, April 30th at 11.30 – 12.30 ET for a practical assessment of how buy-side is working with alternative data during the current market volatility.

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Vendor Solutions Webinar

Our April vendor solutions webinar will focus on guiding our data partners on how they can sell their solutions in the current environment.

Investors are struggling to get a reliable read on the economy and companies. Our Alpha Capture panel will guide you on capturing insights/analysis that you are seeing from your dataset and is a great sales & marketing tool.

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NYC Virtual Data Conference

Join our NYC virtual data conference from May 19th to May 22nd where our expert panels will discuss:

  • Positioning for the recovery covering China and US markets
  • Cost reduction during the recession
  • Predictions based on datasets


COVID-19 Sales Signal

  • Eagle Alpha’s weekly COVID-19 Sales Signal dashboard is showing a strong rebound in consumer search across consumer retail segments through the week ended April 5th. Some sectors are recovering more strongly than others. Within sectors, some tickers like HD and AEO are showing strong search trends while others, like RH and DBI, are still lagging.

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Active Data Requests

  • Japanese consumer brands data
  • China online education sector data
  • China electric vehicles data
  • App data vendors with China/Asia coverage
  • Card data capturing price trends in US and EU
  • Dataset that can predict volatility
  • Vaccines trial data capturing likelihood of success or failure at various parts of trial
  • Datset relating to announced events eg. anything potentially relating to announced deals potentially not completing

Login to your Eagle Alpha account and update your dataset product information to generate exposure to the buy-side funds. If you do not have an Eagle Alpha account yet you can create one free of charge at the following link and market your product to the top investment funds. 

Industry Intel

  • ‘Orbital customers have been asking for data such as when cargo ships leave ports, when plants close, and the number of passengers traveling through airports. As infections continue to spike, clients in recent weeks began concentrating on tracking grocers, wholesalers, and distribution centers to monitor everything from food supplies to the production of medical supplies at specific factories, Crawford said.’ Click here to read the article.
  • ‘Investors are watching China for clues about how the global economy—and the U.S. economy specifically—will pick up once the spread of the coronavirus slows and lockdowns lift. They should be wary.’ Click here to read the article.
  • ‘Overall consumer spending stayed modestly positive in the first half of March and then took a dive starting with the weekend of March 15. By the last week of March, consumer spending declined to a run rate 25% below the same period in 2019. For the month of March as a whole, we are forecasting a year on year decline of -8.1%, with a 90% confidence interval of ±3.5%.’ Click here to read the article.

Events You Should Attend

  • Vendor solutions webinar on 30th April at 11.30 – 12.30 ET.
  • NYC virtual data conference from May 19th to May 22nd.

Contact to register your interest for the event.