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Schroders is all in with alternative data

Markets Media

Schroders, with 27 data scientists at the helm, is at the front of the pack in terms of alternative data adoption for the fundamental set. Read More

Winton casts doubt on hedge fund industry


It turns out the difference between hedge funds and the wider investment management industry isn’t quite so clear. Read More

Attempting to curtail alt data compliance risks


We’re still breaking this one down but it appears as though Integrity Research is forming a group of alt data providers and users to govern compliance and legal risks. Read More

AI helps RBC uncover Chipotle’s ‘Worst Queso Scenario’


Most large banks are at least piloting AI in equity research but with varying degrees of commercial success. RBC stands out. Read More

Bird.i aggregates satellite images, shares revenue

Business Insider UK

Another satellite imagery start-up joins the game — this one differentiating itself with a new revenue model. Read More

Leveraging the data economy for public policy

Harvard Business Review

A report from HBR and Facebook discusses how public and private organizations can use data to join forces and solve some of our most intractable policy dilemmas. Read More

Office real estate could affect how you feel about Bitcoin


Behavioral psychologists have found a link between earnings volatility and — yes — the view from your office. We do not kid. Read More

Do alpha males deliver alpha?


And a final unlikely correlation: This abstract claims you should hire your PMs based on the width to height ratio of their faces. Read More

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