Data is everywhere in financial services, but that doesn’t mean it's easy to use that data to create value – even for large investment management firms.
Tune in for a discussion with Point Focal on how it uniquely approaches this challenge. You’ll hear how it creates actionable analytics with alternative data sets, such as off-exchange analytics and crowd-sourced earnings estimates.
This also includes a conversation about what kind of tooling asset managers use, how Point Focal built a portfolio analytics innovation stack and implemented IEX Cloud into their data pipeline, and how that stack transforms data into meaningful insights.
5:35 : Intro to IEX Cloud
9:12: Presentation from Point Focal
Thomas Dadmun is the Founder & CEO of Point Focal. He also serves as a lecturer for the Masters of Analytics program at Northeastern University. He worked previously in Data Strategy and Analytics at State Street and was a Market Risk Trader at Leerink Partners.
Charlie O’Connor is the Director of Operations at Point Focal. He worked previously in equity trading at Century Capital, in sales trading with Leerink Partners, and is a former President of the Boston Securities Traders Association.
Building with Financial Data Sets and APIs
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Taming the Chaos: Sourcing Financial Data from Multiple Providers
Combining multiple data sources can help your app or website stand apart from the pack. However, it also comes with several challenges. This guide can get you started on the right foot.
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