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We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over.

The alternative data industry, the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has surged in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds, banks, and trading shops that are handling their firms' consumption of alternative data.  Those profiled... go to Article >

Banks and hedge funds are tracking your movements to help make bets on a pandemic recovery, and it's sparking a geolocation gold rush for the...

26 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. For years, that was the reality for geolocation data, which tracks people's movements by pinging their cell phones. The data sets were viewed by Wall Street as a secondary need in... read more

Wall Street's rising stars from firms like Goldman Sachs, Fidelity, and Tiger Global share their best career advice

22 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Starting a job at a Wall Street bank or prestigious private-equity firm might look different this year, but it's not to say what it takes to be successful at those institutions has changed fundamentally. Getting in is... read more

Counting with God: What Do Numbers in the Bible Really Mean?

28 Days ago Other Source: Rss.desiringgod.org

ABSTRACT: The meaning of biblical numbers is often unclear after the first reading of a passage — and even after many readings. And yet biblical numbers often tell us more than just the facts. Instead of assigning abstract significance to... read more

Review: 2020 City vs Verna vs Rapid vs Vento vs Ciaz vs Yaris comparison

10 Days ago Motors Source: Autocarindia.com

Sales in the segment might be on a steady decline, but carmakers sure haven’t given up on the mid-size sedan. There’s been a spurt of activity in the segment since the start of this year and while the contenders are familiar, much has changed... read more

We asked 7 alt data leads at big names like Bridgewater, Point72, and Man Group how to pitch them on new data feeds. Here's how to win them over.

74 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

The alternative data industry, which sells the unique datasets used by investors to gain an edge, has seen a boom in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Business Insider profiled seven executives at some of the leading hedge funds,... read more

How to pitch top hedge funds on the next hot alt-data set

73 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

  Happy Saturday! Hedge funds that love to use Robinhood data to hunt for winning ideas won't be able to tap its enormous pool of trades in quite the same way anymore. As CNBC first reported, Robinhood is no longer publishing how many customers... read more

How a controversial SEC proposal could shroud big-money managers in secrecy, leave individual investors in the dark, and alter investment research...

54 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement In a controversial move bewildering investors and executives, the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a rule change that would let billionaire fund managers like David Einhorn and Stanley Druckenmiller... read more

As big-money investors scramble to find a replacement for Robinhood trading data, one alt-data firm says it has the answer. These 20 charts show...

69 Days ago Finance Source: Feedproxy.google.com

Wall Street is eager to get data on Robinhood users' trading activity following the startup's decision to shut down access to the info. SimilarWeb, an alt-data provider that tracks web traffic for millions of websites, compared trading volume... read more

10 healthcare startups that could be M&A targets after Teladoc's record-breaking $18.5 billion deal for Livongo

75 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

On August 5, telehealth giant Teladoc struck an $18.5 billion deal to buy Livongo, a chronic-care company. The record deal is sending shockwaves through an industry that analysts say is ripe for more mergers and acquisitions. Business Insider... read more

The 24 quant power players driving the future of hedge funds, from well-known billionaire founders to under-the-radar data chiefs

88 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Quants have gone from a niche practice to a dominant player — the largest and most important hedge funds in the world are heavily influenced by, or completely committed to, computer-run strategies. The future of quantitative investing is under... read more