Alternative Data Newsletter #68 – 10th July

Key Highlights 

Join our panelist discussion on how the adoption of DDQ & Trial Agreements are helping to shorten the sales document

The webinar will be hosted on Thursday 30th July, 11.30 – 12.30 ET

Register your interest at We will send you a calendar invite.

July Vendor Solutions Webinar

Our July vendor solutions webinar will focus on ‘Legal & Compliance’.

  • We will be joined by Max Abend, Vice President at PDT Partners. Max will discuss how the adoption of DDQ and Trial Agreements are helping the buyside to shorten the sales cycle.
  • When: Thursday 30th July at 11.30 -12.30 ET

Register your interest at We will send you a calendar invite.

Vendor Platform Update

    • DDQs are now available for buyside to access from vendor profile.
    • Clients can now filter for datasets that have attached DDQ
    • Our platform has updated the fields and now are in line with FISD tearsheet.

    Our vendors are encouraged to log-in to the platform and update their profiles to receive more traction from the buyers.Login on the platform to update your profile.

Eagle Alpha Blog

  • “Data doesn’t sell itself”. This is the title of Eagle Alpha’s first blog!
    The significant increase in spend has attracted new entrants to the alternative data space. Data exchanges have been launched by traditional Wall Street data firms, stock exchanges and more recently cloud companies

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Industry Intel

  • ‘Paycheck Protection Program loans have also had little impact on employment at small businesses. These results suggest that traditional macroeconomic tools – stimulating aggregate demand or providing liquidity to businesses – may have diminished capacity to restore employment when consumer spending is constrained by health concerns’ Click here to read the paper.
  • ‘Alternative Data is known as collection, cleansing, packaging, modeling, and distribution of large and complex structured and unstructured data sources in order to enhance investment returns and build market insights. It is expected to transform the face of investment management over the next couple of decades. The need for utilizing information benefit over competitors is considered to be the major driving factor for the adoption of alternative data across the world. ‘ Click here to read the article.
  • ‘Traders are looking at alternative data to form a clearer picture on reopenings and rising new cases in states including Texas, Arizona and Florida. According to JPMorgan analysts, Chase card data indicated that the level of restaurant spending three weeks ago was the strongest predictor of the rise in new virus cases over the subsequent three weeks.’ Click here to read the article.

 Events You Should Attend

  • Vendor solutions webinar on 25th June at 11.30 – 12.30 ET
  • Virtual data conference on 8th, 9th, 10th of September,2020

Contact to learn more.