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How to Trade the News: Rule 9 – The Role of Alternative Data
Investors need data the way people need oxygen. Capital markets have consistently been on the frontier of technological innovation precisely for the purpose of acquiring more and better information faster. Before we had Twitter, there was the ticker tape, the wire services, and then the Bloomberg terminal.
How to Trade the News: Rule 8 – The Importance of Nowcasting
When capital markets interact with the news cycle and public policy, the focus usually is on the ultimate outcome. But today we suggest that this long-term focus is misplaced, even for macro and bond market investors. Capital market participants must mark their portfolios to market daily and adjust their exposure to risk accordingly. Adjustments can take the form of new or additional hedging activities, as well as asset disposition.