Alternative Data Newsletter #60 – 15th May

Key Highlights 

Join our Alternative Data Conference from May 19th to May 22nd. Obtain complimentary tickets to Day 1 of our data conference next week by clicking on this link

NYC Virtual Data Conference

Last chance to register for Eagle Alpha’s virtual data conference. Key stats ahead of the conference.

  • 4 Days of Content
  • 4 Themes
  • +75 Industry Expert Speaker
  • Booking 1-on-1 meetings


Contact to register your interest for the event. 


COVID-19 Panel

  • Preston Caldwell, Senior Analyst for Morningstar  joins one of our 10 COVID-19 panel discussions discussing positioning for the recovery. Preston is head of global economics research and also a member of the energy team.

    Day 1 tickets are complimentary.

    Day 2 and Day 3 combined ticket $199


Day 1 KeyNote Speaker

We are very happy to announce Corey Dean as one of our keynote speakers on Day 1 of our upcoming Virtual Data Conference, taking place over 4 half days. Corey is Vice President of Blueshift Asset Management, LLC

Date and time: Tuesday 19th May – Friday 22nd May starting daily at 8.45 am EST/ 12.45 GMT.

Active Data Requests

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply data or supply forecasts post COVID
  • Brand equity/value dataset both historical and forecast for listed food industry in US
  • Construction datasets focussing on:
    • Cabinets (kitchen broadly)
    • Roofing/Shingels
    • Doors
    • Windows
    • Insulation
    • Cement/concrete
  • Indicators of short term volatility
  • 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

  • ‘A Wall Street Journal analysis of household-spending data found grocery-store visits retreated after initially surging in mid-March, when the shutdowns gained steam. In the more recent period, online grocery shopping and spending on alcohol delivery boomed. U.S. consumers shelled out more on bread makers, puzzles, board games, bubble.’ Click here to read the article.
  • ‘Searches for international flights to New York City arriving in July, for example, are down by 89%; for flights landing in December, searches are 53% below where they were in 2019. Hotel searches show a similar trend. Foreign searches for lodging in Spain in July have tumbled by 94%; for December they are down by 74% from where they were a year ago.’ Click here to read the article.
  • ‘Australia’s chief statistician David Gruen has called on the big four banks to hand over valuable customer transaction data to help the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Morrison government plan a powerful economic recovery from the coronavirus. Dr Gruen told The Australian Financial Review he had written to each of the big four bank bosses asking for consumer data in a bid to capture more accurate consumption and business spending patterns’ Click here to read the article.

Events You Should Attend

  • NYC virtual data conference from May 19th to May 22nd
  • Vendor solutions webinar on 28th May at 11.30 – 12.30 ET

Contact to register your interest for the event.