Buy-side Alternative Data Employee Analysis

We compiled a dataset of alternative data full-time employees (FTEs) on the buy-side to analyze the various recruiting trends impacting institutional investors. As competition for data talent heats up, it is…

Top Data Providers: China Equities

The biggest Chinese public companies and the top data providers that help investors find an edge. We identified the 17 largest equities in China, based on market cap, for which…

Verified List of Alternative Data Providers

The hardest part about alternative data can very well be identifying all of the different data sources across hundreds of providers. The number of providers has skyrocketed in recent years,…

Millennials Main Users Of Alternative Data

We completed a study published by Integrity Research looking at the age distribution of alternative data users vs. the entire buy-side equity analyst industry. We found that Millennials are 2.5x more…

Getting Started with Alternative Data

Alternative data has exploded onto the investing scene. Today’s professional investors live in a data rich world with a significant, and even overwhelming number of data providers. Some managers were…

Big Data and the Rise of the Machines

HFM Global recently published a special report titled “Big Data and the Rise of the Machines” which explores the impact that technology and alternative data will have on the investment…