Alternative Data Newsletter #139 – October 10th, 2019

Eagle Alpha is hosting a PE roundtable event in New York next Thursday 17th October (5-7.30pm). The roundtable will discuss how alternative data is being used for private equity deal sourcing, due diligence and post-acquisition value creation. Firms will be able to see PE specific use cases and hear thoughts from other PE firms using alternative data. The discussion will also include insights from data vendors themselves.

Alternative Data Newsletter #136 – September 18th, 2019

We officially launched Alpha Capture at the AI & Data Science in Trading conference held in London earlier this week. Alpha Capture is the first tool to help buyside firms identify and prioritize datasets that deliver actionable, alpha-generating data. With Alpha Capture, data vendors submit trade ideas or forward looking use cases based on interesting insights from their datasets, which gives fund managers the first-ever opportunity to value alternative datasets and ascertain, at scale, the real potential for alpha.

Alternative Data Newsletter #135 – September 13th, 2019

On September 9th the federal appeals court rejected LinkedIn’s effort to stop HiQ from using information crawled from LinkedIn’s website. The decision has major implications for the web crawling industry. On Eagle Alpha’s September Legal & Compliance webinar Peter Greene from Lowenstein Sandler LLP will discuss the case and this landmark decision.

Alternative Data Newsletter #134 – September 5th, 2019

Join us in London on November 15th for our upcoming alternative data conference hosted by Simmons & Simmons and sponsored by JPMorgan. The event is complimentary for buyside firms to attend and will facilitate 1-on-1s with interesting data vendors, show data quality test results in Jupyter notebook and present the latest predictions from our alpha capture system.

Alternative Data Newsletter #133 – August 30th, 2019

We are extremely excited to announce another pioneering addition to our Data Sourcing solution. Alpha Capture is the first tool to help buyside firms identify and prioritize datasets that deliver actionable, alpha-generating data. With Alpha Capture, data vendors submit trade ideas or forward looking use cases based on interesting insights from their datasets, which gives fund managers the first-ever opportunity to value alternative datasets and ascertain, at scale, the real potential for alpha.

Alternative Data Newsletter #132 – August 22nd, 2019

Our new proprietary dataset Ticker Signals tracks investor attention towards stocks of the top 1,000 US companies by market capitalization by analyzing trends of over 3,500 online search terms on a weekly basis. In addition to the high frequency and wide coverage, users have access to 10 years of historical data, mapped to an identifier of their choice. Contact us for a free trial.

Alternative Data Newsletter #131 – August 14th, 2019

Eagle Alpha’s Sales Signal indicators are showing mixed trends across the retail sector in the July quarter.  For example, the sales signal for Children’s Place is very positive while the signal for Tiffany is down significantly for the quarter. While the Specialty Retail sector index improved sequentially it is still lagging the Restaurant and QSR segment in terms of consumer search interest.