Alternative Data for Tracking Employment Trends

Alternative Data for Tracking Employment Trends

Background Employment data has been the 4th most popular alternative data category on the Eagle Alpha data discovery platform over the past 12 months, seeing a 40% YoY increase in the number of employment datasets onboarded. Job listings data provide asset managers...
Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Background ESG is the hottest topic in the data world right now. Regulators and asset owners are putting increasing pressure on funds to invest in a more environmentally friendly and socially responsible way. This provides a great opportunity to funds who offer ESG...
Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Alternative Data: The Source of ESG Truth

Investors need to be very careful about how they interpret self-reported ESG data. ​Not all ESG controversies are the same​An “outside-in” approach provides a more balanced perspective​. Alternative data is particularly valuable at plugging data gaps in the social...
Alternative Data in Emerging Markets Asia

Alternative Data in Emerging Markets Asia

Background Emerging Markets Asia, and China, in particular, have become a hotbed of activity for alternative data. At Eagle Alpha, we are seeing rocketing demand for data from the region. Initially, this demand was from international managers looking to better...