SEC Proposes Disclosure of Use of Social Media by HF Firms and Individuals

By Michelle Jones,  Senior Editor at ValueWalk   As social media rises in popularity, much of Wall Street, including Hedge Funds and registered investment advisors (RIAs), is turning to Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and other social networks to share information. Unfortunately most people view social media as very casual in nature, but regulators don’t see […] Read more »

Stock and Futures Sentiment from Social Media and News Analysis

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By Bill Dennis, CEO of EOTPRO Developments Inc.   This article will discuss social media and news analytics sentiment for short term intraday trading.  We will outline our experience surrounding both data sets and highlight some common challenges that users may experience when incorporating this data into their workflow. Finally, we will explain how we […] Read more »

Taking the Pulse of the World

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By Dr Alessandro Usseglio Viretta, owner, In Numero LLC and CTO, CustVox AG “Buy the rumour, sell the news” is an old adage that many people in Finance might still consider true. In their daily business, people operating in Finance have to analyze an ever-increasing stream of news and separating the wheat from the chaff […] Read more »

Top Quotations From Battle Of The Quants London

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“An edge in analysis of social media is much more feasible than in analysis of news – there are only six traders globally who are successful trading off news analysis, ” Rob Passarella, DataSift.   “There is a huge leap to move from getting  interesting signals to a viable investment strategy,” Leigh Drogen, Estimize.   On […] Read more »