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Quant growth continues, unabated

Financial Times (subscription)

The quantitative hedge fund industry reaches $1 trillion AUM, on the heels of growing interest in systematic strategies. Read More

Putting alternative data to work

Nasdaq TradeTalks [Video]

It’s a classic chicken or egg question: Which came first, the data or the strategy? Greenwich’s Kevin McPartland weighs in. Read More

BNPP AM’s use of the term ‘quantamental’ brings it back into focus


Is quantamental investing just fundamental analysis plus consistency? Jai Jacob, managing director and portfolio manager at Lazard, thinks so. Read More

Not your average family business


Open data is lowering the barrier to entry into the quant world — just ask two-person fund Springtech Capital. Read More

A marketplace for healthcare data?

Fast Company

Healthcare data is currently being brokered to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars without our knowledge. CoverUS wants to change that. Read More

Asia’s alternative path to AI adoption

Bloomberg Professional Services

A look at Asia’s interest in and development of AI for investing, seen through an alternative data lens. Read More

Oil has nowhere to hide anymore

Business Insider

These satellite images taken by tech start-up Bird.i suggest that Saudi Arabia’s largest refineries might have underreported its oil stores in the first half of 2017. Read More

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