Hiding in Plain Sight; a Year of Equities Movement Foretold by Social Sentiment
As 2017 comes to a close, Nasdaq and iSentium revisit the hottest flash points in US equities, and how social media played a predictive role through science-honed sentiment.
Sentiment data covered in this session is derived in real time from full access to Twitter feeds + other social media platforms in a universe of 1,500+ tickers in the Russell 3000.
Hosted by Oliver Albers, VP, Nasdaq
Oliver Albers leads Nasdaq’s sales and account management teams for the firm’s Information Services business line. Encompassing core data products, index creation and ETF partnerships, Nasdaq Dorsey Wright, and Nasdaq’s machine intelligence initiatives, he is responsible for bringing to market next generation solutions that touch every type of capital market participant—advancing their trading strategies and infrastructures.
Featuring Gautham Sastri, CEO & President, iSentium
Gautham Sastri is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience in signal processing, cloud computing, and intelligence gathering. The former COO of SGI, Gautham holds 3 patents and has published 40+ papers on signal processing. He has a track record of tackling big data problems in areas that range from seismic processing to weather forecasting to large-scale simulations/data analysis for government agencies.
RecordedDec 14 201749 mins
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Gregg Guerin, First Trust • Cameron Lilja, Nasdaq Global Indexes • Jay Gragnani, Nasdaq Dorsey Wright
Nasdaq Dorsey Wright & First Trust Bring AlphaDEX® to European Advisors | .5 CPD Credit
The growth of technology & fee based advisory in the United States has been a powerful driver of the adoption of ETFs and the outsourcing of Model Portfolios by financial advisors and wealth managers.
MiFID II and the rise of robo advisors look set to reshape advisor business models and accelerate these same trends among investors in Europe.
Nasdaq Dorsey Wright and First Trust have been at the forefront of this investing revolution in the United States, delivering quantitative asset allocation strategies and systematic smart beta ETFs to empower advisors to compete in this new world.
The combination of Nasdaq Dorsey Wright Relative Strength Model Portfolios and First Trust AlphaDEX® ETFs is a powerful solution now available to advisors in Europe to enable them to potentially thrive in the era of the robo advisors.
In this session participants will learn:
-How to implement a systematic approach to asset allocation utilising ETFs
-How to differentiate between smart beta exposures
-Nasdaq Dorsey Wright relative strength asset allocation methodology
-First Trust AlphaDEX® security selection strategy
"AlphaDEX®" is a registered trademark of First Trust Portfolios L.P. First Trust Portfolios L.P. has obtained a patent for the AlphaDEX® stock selection methodology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
•Gregg Guerin, Senior Product Specialist, First Trust Global Portfolios
•Cameron Lilja, Director of Research & Development, Nasdaq Global Information Services
•Jay Gragnani, Head of Research & Client Engagement, Nasdaq Dorsey Wright
Uncovering underlying movement in the markets with unique insights.
Nasdaq Global Information Services (GIS) gives market participants the ability to see, measure, and act on opportunities across asset classes, and over time, through advanced analytics built on core—structured and unstructured—data, indexes, and exchange-traded products, providing financial institutions and investors with real-time, intra-day, and post-trade information and transparency.