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. 22, January 2020

Alternative Data News : Artificial Intelligence as a Tool for Investing : Northern Trust Asset Management launches ESG solutions : Refinitiv launches Future of Sustainable Data Alliance : Nasdaq to offer ESG workflow and reporting service to its corporate clients
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 15, January 2020

Alternative Data News : Nasdaq Trade Talks - Quandl - Future of Data-Driven Investing : Tech roles dominate Glassdoor’s list of 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020 : 2020 - The Year of the Citizen Data Engineer : ICE Data Services to Offer ESG Reference Data on U.S. and International Companies
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 08, January 2020

Alternative Data News December 2019 : 5 Ways Advisors Can Stay Ahead of the Competition : You can make great investment returns while also helping the world. Here are 20 ESG funds that have beaten the market over the past year. : Uber open-sources Manifold, a visual tool for debugging AI models
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 02, January 2020

1️⃣ Goldman has a new method for picking stocks that are topping the market that involves AltData 2️⃣ AI & Data Science Stories from 2019 3️⃣ Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data for Alpha 4️⃣ Buffett believes: stop making decisions based on their social beliefs

Environmental, Social, and Governance Data December 30, 2019

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In our study of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data, we looked at holding positions based upon the G&S Quotient short term price predictor score. We found that 5-day holds and 20-day holds using this score were very interesting and produced positive returns. Based on this data set we saw that you could have traded and held some of these stocks and closed your positions at the end of the day last Friday. See the charts for $ADBE, $AAPL, $MSFT, and $LDOS
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Alternative Data News. 27, December 2019

Alternative Data may already be predicting Manufacturing Data and Auto Sales. Is sales data fundamental data or is it alternative data? There is debate among our client base. What do you think? With firms hiring heads of data science that usually means that they will be hiring junior and lead data science staff.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 18, December 2019

Alternative Data News : Google's new DataSet Search Engine : US banks explore alt data for credit underwriting : Why Talent Shortage In AI May End Soon : The age of data abundance...and time poverty.

Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) Short Term Trading

Short-term ESG data is showing some very interesting opportunities. Our recent whitepaper shows that 5-day and 20-day positions profitable. Spot checking the white paper shows the following simulated trades from last week. The simulated trades were MOO on Monday, MOC on Friday.
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 11, December 2019

Alternative Data News : HNW Wants More ESG in Portfolios : Euro Investors Want More ESG Funds : Alternative data blew up thanks to desperate hedge funds looking to get an edge : Big Data - Using it to fight credit card fraud : EDI Worldwide Corporate Actions now in AWS Data Exchange
The AltData Newsletter by CloudQuant

Alternative Data News. 04, December 2019

Alternative Data News : CloudQuant CEO John "Morgan" Slade to speak on ESG Panel at the London 2019 Battle of the Quants : Is There Any Job Out There? : Quandl Releases New E-Commerce Dataset : AI & ML Trends in 2020 : Snowflake introduces Private Data Exchange : Equity Long Bias Strategy Tops Hedge Fund Performance in 2019