Alternative Data (AltData)

CloudQuant Showcases AltData

Alternative data, sometimes called AltData, provides algorithmic trading developers potential to improve quantitative and systematic trading strategies by providing a new source of trading signals.

CloudQuant has multiple sources of alternative data that includes News Sentiment and social sentiment from StockTwits and Twitter.

Users are also encouraged to upload their own alternative data into their private data directories for additional research.

If you have other AltData that you would like to have in CloudQuant please let us by contacting customer_success@cloudquant.com

See the CloudQuant Alternative Data Set Catalog/Library.

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The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 08, July 2020

Alternative Data News : Watch COVID-19 spread across the continental United States : MIT takes down 80 Million Tiny Images data set due to racist and offensive content : New iPhone Feature Reveals Concerning Way Apps Like Tik Tok Are accessing Your Phone’s Clipboard Data : What Price Would You Put on Your Personal Data? : In the Right Hands, NASA Satellite Data and Analysis Make Earth Better : ESG Section
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 01, July 2020

Alternative Data News : Major US Airlines’ Flights Per Day : 17,000 tracked by Tech Company : Quants Warning as Everyone Chases Same Alternative Data : BlackRock Adopts New Investing Framework Due to Pandemic : Transforming Data into a Business Asset : Shortcomings in Data Literacy Projects : ESG Section
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 24, June 2020

Alternative Data News : Blockbuster Video US store locations 1986 to 2019 : European Commission investigating LSE acquisition of Refinitiv : Credit-card data is broken : 200+ machine learning tools researched : Transforming Data into a Business Asset : AI criminality prediction algos must end say AI experts : ESG Section
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 17, June 2020

Alternative Data News : Reason You’re Frustrated when Trying to Become a Data Scientist – The hidden skill that separates the best from the rest : Alternative Data Is The New Guidance : Using Advanced Scouting Data to Find Liverpool a Timo Werner Alternative : Space and the profusion of data – the new development frontier? : ESG Section
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 10, June 2020

Alternative Data News : Corporate Flight Tracker from Reddit – Data is Beautiful : Data science in the age of accelerations – Diary of a Data Scientist : Coatue’s $350 million quant hedge fund pulled money out of the market in a move that exposes the dangers of data-driven trades : Hedge funds continue fightback, as equity managers soar amid lockdown-easing and activists seize on dislocation : Online Brokers Launch New Products and Features as Markets Rally : What Investors Should Look For In AI Startups? : ESG Section including – Are Sustainable Investment Options Coming to Your 401(k)?
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 03, June 2020

Alternative Data News : How S&P 500 Stocks are performing (animation) : ESG Round up : CBOE Global Markets acquires Trade Alert bolstering its suite of information solutions offerings : S&P Global Launches New Data Marketplace
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 27, May 2020

Alternative Data News : Daily Number of Flights at Top US Airports : How to Import Historical Stock Prices Into A Python Script Using the IEX Cloud API : Master Data Management (MDM) becomes Incredible Differentiator For Countless Businesses : BDQ Big Data Quarterly: Summer 2020 Issue
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 20, May 2020

Alternative Data News : Google Trends Data suggests Students taking AP Physics Test at home were Googling the answers : Bloomberg upgrades data service with ‘click-to-buy’ function : Reducing AI bias with Synthetic data : Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) section
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 13, May 2020

Alternative Data News : Our weird pandemic behaviors are messing up AI models : A $35,000 data set that could have saved or made $100 million : Hedge funds’ use of alternative data tipped to surge : Get The Best Out Of Your Freelance Data Scientists
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