I’m bullish on hedge funds

Hedge funds have lost a lot of money recently12 but that's part of an inevitable, repeating cycle, and there's good reason to believe we may be in for another surge in performance. Hedge funds are intended to identify opportunities for generating alpha. Throughout history, the entire...

The future of financial analysis

Analysts are the data processing engines of the finance industry. They read everything. They build mental models of the world and they use them to assess, evaluate and predict. They write insightful reports that condense what's important in their niche and why, and what effect...

A Hacker’s Guide to News Agencies

In trying to build a tool to discover what's going on in the world, as a group of people whose real expertise is in data analysis and software development, we've spent a lot of time looking at the greats; the Bloombergs, the VICEs, and even...