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Institutional Flows Stable After Last Week’s #Coronavirus Sell Off

The Coronavirus has undoubtedly affected institutional investors and their respective investment plans. AbleMarkets Institutional Activity Index indicates that, after the initial sell-off, institutions are net buying again in the markets. AbleMarkets Institutional Activity Index (IAI) tracks microstructure-based flows of funds. The models are probabilistic, but

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How Google and Facebook Research Drives Much of Big Data in Finance

By Irene Aldridge Social media has fascinated Finance for about a decade. Extracting sentiment from online posts have proven to be both innovative for gauging investor sentiment and profitable for estimating direction of the impending price move and volatility. Companies like AbleMarkets, a Big Data

Big Data vs. Machine Learning vs. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

By Irene Aldridge Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are three du-jour buzzwords of today’s business. If your business does not do one of the three, you risk being considered tardy, inefficient, or, gasp, uncool, particularly with the dreaded taste-making millennial set. Worst of

Institutional Hedging End-of-Month Daily Flows Predict Near-term Returns

Examining institutional activity toward the end of the month sheds light on a persistent approach by institutional traders. Execution acting on behalf of Institutional Investors appears to depress the prices for end-of-day execution until about 15:30 PM ET, new research from AbleMarkets shows. Specifically, following

Trump Tweeted. Markets Tanked. Who Sold?

By Irene Aldridge Yesterday, on December 4, 2018, at 10:03 AM ET, President Trump has tweeted about tariffs. Shortly thereafter, the U.S. equity markets entered a significant intraday decline that many online commentators attributed directly to the President’s tweet. While the observed market sell-off may