Constructing Indicators from News & Social Media Sentiment

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Constructing Indicators from News & Social Media Sentiment

Time: December 9, 2014 from 10am to 10:45am
Location: Online
Website or Map: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/…
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: RavenPack and Unicom Seminars
Latest Activity: Nov 6, 2014

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Event Description

We are often asked how to aggregate RavenPack data at a country level for macro strategies - like trading indices.  In this webinar, RavenPack's Director of Quantitative Research, Peter Hafez, will discuss how he goes about building sentiment indicators - and why he has chosen this approach. The webinar is co-hosted by RavenPack and Unicom.

Who should attend
- Portfolio Managers
- Systematic Traders
- Quantitative Analysts
- Data Scientists
- Financial Engineers
- Risk Modellers

Tuesday Dec 9th 2014
10-10h45am EST / 3-3h45pm GMT

Webinar Highlights

  1. Peter will discuss approaches to common problems encountered when extracting structured information from unstructured professional news and social media
  2. He'll also show how to to construct topic-level indicators using RavenPack's data. Indicators that can be used to improve the performance of buy-and-hold or momentum strategies on an equity index
  3. He will also suggest how the suggested methodology can be extended to single stocks and used in a stock selection strategy

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