Alternative Data Newsletter #102 – January 24th, 2019

This week Eagle Alpha launched a new version of www.eaglealpha.com. It demonstrates that we provide multiple solutions that help buyside firms work with alternative data. Also, we recently published case studies showing how investors can use web crawl data to monitor regular price, markdown and promotional discounting trends across US apparel retail companies. The data provided early read on fundamentals.

Alternative Data Newsletter #99 – December 20th, 2018

In this week’s alternative data newsletter: Eagle Alpha Survey, What will be the biggest challenges working with alternative data in 2019? Events You Should Attend, What Datasets Are Getting Traction? Data Science Lab, Legal & Compliance, Efficiency Improvements & Best Practice, Updates For Alternative Data Vendors, Altdata.tv and Notable News in the Alternative Data Space.
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Alternative Data Newsletter #98 – December 13th, 2018

Important Developments Further M&A: this week saw the second acquisition in the altdata space. Contact us to receive a deck about these acquisitions (source: a corporate finance firm) – enquiries@eaglealpha.com. Moody’s Survey: according to the Moody’s Analytics survey of more than 500 global buyside firms, 59% of respondents consider big data and alternative data important for the investment … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #97 – December 6th, 2018

In this week’s alternative data newsletter. Find out more about the NYC Alt data event, solutions to the mapping / tickerization problem, and how alternative data is becoming mainstream as evidenced by the acquisition of Quandl by Nasdaq. Updates on Standardized DDQ and Standardized Metadata, datasets that are getting traction along with useful articles we are reading.
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Alternative Data Newsletter #95 – November 22nd, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside EY Survey: The company surveyed 205 asset managers (hedge fund and private equity representatives), interesting findings include: 1) 70% of all asset managers use or expect to use nontraditional data sources in their investment process; 2) 59% of surveyed managers use alternative data as an input to their fundamental … Read more

Alternative Data Newsletter #94 – November 15th, 2018

Important Developments In Altdata For The Buyside Survey Results: UBS sponsored Element22’s survey, interesting findings include: 1) the firms who are most aggressively pursuing advanced analytics and alternative data strategies are investing 2-3% of annual revenue; 2) advanced analytics has seen high adoption, with 85% of firms using this capability at some level while 55% are … Read more