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Alternative Data Newsletter – June 15th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: Geo-location data provider.

2. Lessons Learnt: Constructing Eagle Alpha’s UK Jobs Index.

3. Events: We are a sponsor of the Learn 2 Quant event in NYC next Tuesday.

6. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on 26-30th June. Contact us to book meetings.

5. Articles of the week: Schonfeld’s CIO on the most valuable skills required at a hedge fund, GIC’s COO on alternative data for real estate, IBM launches Watson for financial regulation.

6. Update on Eagle Alpha’s solution.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 8th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: E-commerce data provider.

2. Case study of the week: Pricing pressure for China Autos.

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: Which alternative datasets can be used to assess which banks are leading/lagging in consumer acquisition?

4. Events: Eagle Alpha is presenting today at the Citi annual quant conference in Budapest.

5. Dataset access: A global trade nowcasting data provider is doing meetings in London on June 26-30th.

6. Articles of the week: Alternative data for risk management, AI and the hedge fund industry, EU goes against the global grain to protect privacy.

7. Update on Eagle Alpha’s offering.

Alternative Data Newsletter – June 1st, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: Employment data provider.

2. Case study of the week: Interest in Samsung (KRX) S8 Weakening.

3. Case study compilation: The document includes 12 case studies that are predominately aimed at discretionary hedge funds and mutual funds.

4. Research question for a Bespoke Project: Which alternative datasets can be used by investors to analyze Tesla?

5. Events: Eagle Alpha is presenting at the Citi annual quant conference in Budapest on June 9th.

6. Dataset access: Obtaining feedback on a potential ticker level dataset based on credit and debit card data.

7. Articles of the week: Machine learning promises to shake up large swathes of finance, Airbnb getting more online traffic than older brands.

8. Update on Eagle Alpha’s offering.

Alternative Data Newsletter – May 25th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: App data provider.

2. Case study of the week: Web data revealed Ghost Recon’s weak launch.

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: Which alternative datasets can be used by investors to track consumer satisfaction with US airlines?

4. Events: QWAFAFEW chapter in Edinburgh.

5. Dataset access: Obtaining feedback on a potential ticker level dataset based on credit and debit card data.

6. Articles of the week: Tudor Jones invests in CargoMetrics and Numerai, Aberdeen AM hiring data scientists, Google now tracks offline spending.

7. Eagle Alpha’s offering.

Alternative Data Newsletter – May 18th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: Commercial real estate leasing.

2. Case study of the week: Upside in RingCentral’s same store sales predicted with Google Trends.

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: How can trade data help track in real time the pace of economic growth in Japan and its balance of trade with China?

4. Events: Eagle Alpha presenting at conferences organized by JPMorgan and Citi.

5. Dataset access: Obtaining feedback on a potential ticker level dataset based on credit and debit card data.

6. Articles of the week: Finding value in satellite data, corporate events data.

7. Eagle Alpha’s offering.

Alternative Data Newsletter – May 11th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Most popular datasets over the last 6 months.

2. Case study of the week: Pricing pressure for China Autos.

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: What alternative data sources can be used to track consumer interest in smarthome technologies?

4. Events: Legal considerations of alternative data to be discussed in Hong Kong on May 12th, Eagle Alpha presenting at conferences organized by JPMorgan and Citi.

5. Articles of the week: 1) Four in five asset managers plan big data boost in 2017; 2) CFA exam to add big data and AI as topics; 3) Trends tracking interest in technologies and programming languages; 4) Eagle Alpha to start a Series A process.

6. Lesson Learnt Example: Isolating organic consumer comments in Twitter.

Alternative Data Newsletter – May 4th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on alternative data

1. Dataset of the week: U.K. Jobs Search Index.

2. Case study of the week: Google Trends anticipated rebound in same store sales for Texas Roadhouse (TXRH).

3. Research question for a Bespoke Project: How can alternative data be used to analyze US shopping center REITs?

4. Events: Legal considerations of alternative data to be discussed in Hong Kong on May 12th.

5. Pilot Fishing: A rival to Foursquare is launching in the next few months.

6. Articles of the week: 1) Hedge funds identify AI, Mobility, and Governance as key themes; 2) asset managers using sentiment analysis; 3) CFA Institute might include big data analysis to its exams.

7. Our product: “Lessons Learnt” launched.

Alternative Data Newsletter – April 27th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Alternative dataset of the week: Search Signals.

2. Research question for a Bespoke Project: How can alternative data be used to analyze US shopping center REITs?

3. Experts: Interview with Jakob Aungiers, Quant Developer at HSBC.

4. Events: 130 people attended our event in NYC to discuss the legal considerations of alternative data.

5. Articles of the week: State Street’s CEO highlights data analytics ‘arms race’, Unroll.me faced backlash for selling user data, AI will not replace the analyst.

6. Our product: “Lessons Learnt” launched.

Alternative Data Newsletter – April 20th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: Consumer Affairs data.

2. Case study of the week: Foot Locker’s (FL) falling same store sales anticipated by Search Signals.

3. Research question: Does Starbucks’ Unicorn have staying power or will interest fade?

4. Events: 150 people are registered to discuss the legal considerations of alternative data.

5. Dataset roadshows: A geo-location data provider is doing meetings in NYC this week.

6. Article of the week: Bose lawsuit.

7. Our product: “Lessons Learnt” will launch in May.

Alternative Data Newsletter – April 13th, 2017

Data beats opinion >>> your weekly update on the alternative data space

1. Dataset of the week: UK consumer confidence search index.

2. Case study of the week: S8 pre-orders surpass S7’s. Samsung (KRX).

3. Research question: How is Monster Beverages doing internationally?

4. Events: 140 people are registered to discuss the legal considerations of alternative data.

5. Dataset roadshows: A trade nowcasting dataset is in NYC this week.

6. Articles of the week: Big data applications in economics and finance, big challenges in big data, Larry Fink says BlackRock’s not substituting machines for humans.

7. Our product: “Lessons Learnt” will launch in May.