Category Archives: News Analytics

Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance Conference

Last week UNICOM, in association with OptiRisk Systems organised a conference “Behavioural Models and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance” (2 – 3 July). Over 85 professionals from the finance industry attended the event which was hosted by FitchLearning one of … Continue reading

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Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance

The growing importance of Sentiment Analysis applied to finance bring forth many questions to minds like why “Sentiment Analysis is important and why is online media and social media important to look at? Sentiment analysis tools automatically extract opinions, emotions … Continue reading

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News Analytics: It’s about more than just fundamentals

In the first edition of Short n’ Sharpe, I would like to focus on the significance of News Analytics – a study of how news and information impacts the price formation, volatility and liquidity of a security or index (Mitra, … Continue reading

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Workshops on Quantitative Finance – London

OptiRisk Systems in collaboration with UNICOM Seminars Ltd is pleased to bring to you its series of yearly events on Hidden Markov Models, Interest Rate Modeling, Portfolio Analysis and Asset Liability Management. The workshops are delivered by subject experts and … Continue reading

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Using Twitter To Predict Financial Markets

Past research has looked at the sentiment on Twitter to predict stock price, but until now little research has focused on the volume of tweets and the way tweets are linked. Reblogged from Wall Street & Technology Researchers have developed … Continue reading

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The next big UI challenge is making big data human

Reblogged from GigaOm IBM’s Jeopardy-playing supercomputer Watson is now getting a gig in the retail banking sector as part of an IBM partnership with Citi. This is in addition to its position as a diagnostic assistant for doctors. But the … Continue reading

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Quantitative Trading: Economist Approach vs. Mathematician Approach

Algorithmic Trading, Investment, by Haksun Li. Thank you Lewis for introducing me to the field of “Quantitative Equity Portfolio Management”. It opens my eyes to the other spectrum of “Quantitative Trading.” Apparently what Lewis considers quantitative trading is very different … Continue reading

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News Analytics for Electronic Trading

- By Michael Sun In an article “Sentimental education” published in the The Trade, Issue 24, April to June 2010, Professor Gautam Mitra, Director of OptiRisk Systems, was interviewed and argued that “ News data can give alternative investment managers … Continue reading

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