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 Library.

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Alternative Data News. 19, June 2019

Alt-Data News for the week including: * Refinitiv invests in BattleFin * Quandl & Nasdaq * Investments in Alt Data growing according to Greenwich * Hedgefund manages are overwhelmed by data and are turning to crowdsourcing * Social Market Analytics (SMA) Partners with Coin Metrics * and more

Alternative Data News. 12, June 2019

Alt Data News: Nasdaq Pivots to the Buy Side, Clearpool, Investment Data Standards Organization Releases Web Crawling Best Practices, Alt Data Investments Continue Their Rapid Rise
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CloudQuant CEO John Morgan Slade presenting at THE TRADING SHOW - CHICAGO 2019

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CloudQuant CEO John Morgan Slade will be taking part in THE TRADING SHOW - CHICAGO 2019 on Wednesday 8th May 2019. At 13:20 (Central) he will be partaking in a Panel to discuss "Deep Neural Networks - how supervised do deep learning machines…
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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
Algo Trading powered by Alternative Data Sets

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.