1. Events: Our next Data Showcase event will be held in NYC on May 31st. Final call for tickets.
2. Dataset Sourcing: A sentiment data provider is meeting funds in Zurich next week.
3. Data Analytics: Consumer transaction and online search data used to correctly predict TJX results.
4. Bespoke Projects: How would alternative data be used to monitor social/political issues such as student loan indebtedness and loan restructuring efforts?
5. Data Forum: On May 30th, GSAM will host our first data forum conference for buyside firms to discuss important alternative data topics with peers.
6. Data Vendors: We are about to publish a comprehensive white paper on how vendors can sell their data to asset managers. Contact us to receive it.
7. Featured Articles: 1) Goldman Sachs Exec: While Valuable, Alternative Data Still Poses Challenges; 2) Alternative Data Standard-Setting Body IDSO Publishes Privacy Best Practices;