Alternative Data (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 Alexandria Technologies.

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

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AI & Machine Learning News. 17, December 2018

Data Scientists and Quants entering the world of algorithmic trading are finding alpha in Alternative Data. China is in the lead for AI and Machine Learning. ML is being mentioned in Earnings Reports and Calls. Overfitting in the news. Is data science really sexy? What is artificial stupidity?
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Fintech Capital Markets on CloudQuant’s AI push adds RavenPack for alt-data

CloudQuant's CEO recently discussed the addition of RavenPack analytics to our trading strategy incubator with Fintech Capital Markets at the Battle of the Quants conference in London. Topics covered: * Alpha Signal Studies * Professional level technology for the crowd to compete with Wall Street * Bitemporal data access for historical data * Alternative Data
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CloudQuant Partners with RavenPack to Expand Use of Alternative Data

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CloudQuant LLC today announced the addition of RavenPack analytics within their trading strategy incubator. Crowd researchers can now use RavenPack historical data to discover tradable alpha signals on CloudQuant’s online Python and JupyterLab-based tools.
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Alternative Data News. 27, September 2018

News covering: Social Market Analytics Sentiment Data for Forex; The Mosaic Effect with Big Data and AltData; Success as a Data Scientist; Data Ops Workbench; Turkish Volatility Showed Value of Alt Data
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Conversations: Effects of Alternative Data Sets on Trading Algorithms

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What effect can alternative data sets have on trading algorithms? We asked a few of our teammates and systematic traders what the effect of alternative data sets is on trading algos. We thought we could spread some insight as to why our alternative…
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$FB Decline 19%- What did the Social and technical analysis show? - July 26 2018

$FB's 19% drop was preceded by TA-LIB and Social Market Analytics indicators to sell. The $120 Billion drop in market cap could have been an opportunity to short sell before the market close the previous night.
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Alternative Data News: 17, July 2018

Cloudquant thoughts on Alternative data starting with how internet chatter about Anne Hathaway affects Berkshire-Hathaway $BRK.A. Also: Impact Investing Deals, Google Marketing Data, Merger-Acquisitions comparison to dating, Analyzing banking data on the cloud, and a few other clippings.
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Alternative Data. 21, June 2018

Alt Data Moves Beyond Front Office, Nasdaq promotes Bill Dague to head of alt data, $DB sees issues with AI and GDPR, $BT's FINTECH data sharing, US SEC N-PORT and N-CEN resulting in [Data First] architectures...
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RavenPack - The State of Machine Intelligence in Capital Markets

The financial sector is making a massive shift towards machine intelligence in capital markets. This panel shares their experience in using data science and domain expertise in understanding data context.
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Alternative Data. 18, May 2018

Finding sources and uses for alternative data can be difficult. At CloudQuant we regularly read and search the internet for new sources of data that can be used in our mission to find alpha signals and build quantitative trading strategies.…