Alternative Data

Hedge Funds are Relying on Alternative Data Insights to Gain an Investing Edge

Hedge Funds are Relying on Alternative Data Insights to Gain an Investing Edge

The thing about data that we all know is that it is growing at a rate that no human, organization or machine can process individually. However, what a lot of us tend to forget is that while high quality or expensive data does not guarantee successful strategies, bad data does ensure failure at the operational …

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Alternative Data - Big data - Web scraping

Why Data Scraping is the Next Frontier in Battle for Investment Returns

scraping mail for investments

There is a reason why investment firms exalt the importance of data scraping. There was a time when a money manager would assess sales performances by dispatching a junior grunt to the local store. Today, it is possible that a hedge fund may monitor your emails for hints on how Amazon, the world’s largest online …

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Alternative Data - Big data

How Alternative Data is the New Financial Data for Industry Investors and Hedge Funds

How Alternative Data is the New Financial Data for Industry Investors and Hedge Funds

Information has been the decision driver for investors, and the right kind of information which provides an investor an edge is desirable. But looking at the information gathered over time, the nature of this information has evolved. Until now, the standard practice to predict the health of a stock occurred using traditional financial data such …

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