Alternative Data Newsletter #150 – January 3rd, 2020

We are delighted to announce Doug Laney, Principal Data Strategist at Caserta, as the keynote speaker at our NYC conference on January 16th. Mr. Laney, formerly a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst with Gartner’s Chief Data Officer advisory team, and co-founder of the Deloitte Analytics Institute, is considered a data and analytics authority and “Father of Infonomics”. Read more about his book on Infonomics here.

Alternative Data Newsletter #148 – December 13th, 2019

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.

Alternative Data Newsletter #147 – December 6th, 2019

As the UK prepares for an unpredictable and financially pivotal election on December 12th, investors are arming themselves with alternative data given that pollsters failed to call the last two UK elections and also got it wrong when it came to Brexit and Trump. Investors are turning to news event-driven feeds, social media, web traffic, online search, opinion polls, FX flow data, betting odds and many more datasets to work out how the election might play out. If you really want to get insight into the upcoming election please get in contact at enquiries@eaglealpha.com.

Consumer Intent Data Shows Walmart as a Clear Preference for Holiday Season

Best Buy, Amazon, Target, Kohl’s all Lag. NEW YORK and LONDON, December 4, 2019 — Analysis of consumer intent data shows WalMart gaining momentum in key holiday season categories of children’s toys, children’s clothing and electronics. Meanwhile, other big-box retailers such as Best Buy, Target and Kohl’s are all showing weakness, as is internet behemoth Amazon. … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #146 – November 29th, 2019

Eagle Alpha released the second edition of its Private Equity whitepaper, “Profiting from Alternative Data”. As more and more capital flows into private markets, investors are turning to alternative data to gain an edge across deal origination, due diligence and post-acquisition. Contact Darren Laheen, our Head of Private Equity (darren.laheen@eaglealpha.com) to receive a copy of the whitepaper, which includes great insights and use cases.

Alternative Data Newsletter #144 – November 14th, 2019

We just launched Expert Hub as part of our Data Strategy offering, it is a directory of alternative data experts who provide reports, video content, complementary calls and discounted consultancy and training to Eagle Alpha clients. Data Strategy supports and educates our clients on the processes around alternative data. We assist the front office as well as the relevant support teams such as legal, engineering, management, HR etc.