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Quant firms top list of best hedge funds

Forbes

Quantitative juggernauts, including D. E. Shaw, Citadel, Bridgewater and Two Sigma, make the LCH top 20 hedge funds this year. Read More

A deluge of alternative data

Traders Magazine

While alternative data holds much promise, this article cautions that the overwhelming supply could severely impact its adoption, at least in the short-term. Read More

Alternative data still in its infancy

Greenwich Associates

While 80% of investors seek greater access to alternative data sources, Greenwich Associates suggests there are many challenges to using the data. Read More

Chicago trading firms have a Twitter crush

Crain’s

Crain’s indicates that sentiment analysis is surging among Chicago trading firms, thanks again to Trump’s Twitter “bully pulpit.” Read More

Trump’s tweets are driving quant traders crazy

Business Insider

On the flip side, Business Insider suggests that Trump’s tweets are too sporadic to serve as a meaningful trading strategy for discerning quant firms. Read More

How to engineer serendipity in financial services

BrightTALK

A free webinar for you to consider, covering the rise of GPU-powered analytics with use cases for capital markets. Read More

Data trends in capital markets for 2017

BWDISRUPT

Unsurprisingly, 2017 is expected to be a pivotal year for the adoption of big data, analytics and artificial intelligence in capital markets. BWDISRUPT makes five predictions on what we will likely see in the next twelve months. Read More

The mind-blowing AI announcement from Google that you probably missed

Medium

A fascinating debate on whether Google’s Neural Machine Translation system (GNMT) invented its own language or not. Read More

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