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. 13, November 2019

Alternative Data News : Challenges of Data Quality in the AI Ecosystem. : Hedge funds gain in October, but managed futures a drag on overall returns. : Mathematicians, Data Engineers Dominate November’s Hottest Jobs. : Data management - An ongoing challenge for investors and asset managers.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 06, November 2019

Alternative Data News : Socially Responsible Portfolios beat Traditional Portfolios : BBVA Chairman - Data Blurring Industry Lines : Exchanges Need to Justify High Data Fees : Data management - An ongoing challenge for investors and asset managers.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 30, October 2019

Alternative Data News : CloudQuant proves the Value in Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) Alternative Data : Winning over exchanges key to pitching Wall Street holdouts on the public cloud : Location, Location, Location! in data science.

CloudQuant Proves the Value in Environmental Social and Governance Alternative Data

CloudQuant LLC has proven the value in the G&S Quotient Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) alternative dataset. The detailed data science study shows a long-short portfolio with a five-day or twenty-day position holding period produces an investment strategy with single year Sharpe Ratios as high as 2.046 and Alphas as high as 5.24%. The study shows that the dataset is highly distinct from other standard and so-called “smart-beta” factors.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 23, October 2019

Alternative Data News : $8.8 billion ExodusPoint's head of data strategy is out, but the hedge fund's 15-person data team has no plans to slow down : Synthetic Data Market Gets Real : Hedge fund capital flows mixed in Q3 : Institutional investor demand for real assets continues to grow despite macro and political concerns (ESG Data)
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 16, October 2019

Alternative Data News including WSJ video on Wall Streets Eyes in the Skies, CME To Offer Real-Time Market Data Via Google Cloud, QuantHouse brings critical Historical Data on-Demand capabilities to global algo trading community, and CME Launches ESG Product With Similar Return Profile to the S&P 500 Index.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 09, October 2019

Alternative Data News covering Cryptocurrency on Stock Exchanges: Global review, 6 Sectors Seen Leading 3Q Earnings Declines in Warning to Market and Data Science vs. Machine Learning vs. Artificial Intelligence.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 02, October 2019

RIA in a Box - CQ is tired of the "in a box" metaphore; Data Science vs. Machine Learning vs. Artificial Intelligence - CQ suggest you think of altdata when reading this; Bank jobs to be decimated by new technology - CQ says read the "The Data Analysts of the Future: What Will They be Doing?" article before you think bank jobs are being decimated.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 25, September 2019

Alternative Data News covering "Nasdaq hires hedge fund Alternative data veteran for analytics firm Quandl", "Robeco launches sustainable enhanced index fund", "Hedge fund redemptions continue in August", "Goldman Sachs' massive quant business now rivals AQR and Two Sigma"

Alternative Data News. 18, September 2019

Alternative Data news covering Quant Jobs No Longer Demanding Finance Knowledge, 14 of the 25 highest-paying U.S. jobs for 2019 are in tech and Quantzig Adds New Services to Their Big Data Analytics Solutions Portfolio