Real-Time and Delayed Stock Market Quotes

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Analytics|Tags: , , , , , |

Einstein states that time is the fourth dimension and without the variable of time, there is no way to know the exact state and location of an object in space. How this is relevant for market and stock analysis? It’s simple: if there is no knowledge of when specific data was created, then that data is useless. Although you may be informed that a specific stock’s price has peaked, [...]

How Fintech Companies Democratise the Finance Industry

March 28th, 2019|Categories: Data|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The finance industry has mostly been the field of big players for a long time. The reason behind this might be a simple human instinct. If you allow someone to manage your money (or in this case, an entity), you need to trust them. That’s why even though many industries have willingly embraced change and technological disruption to the status-quo, the finance industry has remained mostly stable. Of course, [...]

The Essential Reading to See the Whole Picture

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Equity analysis is a detail-oriented profession. Analysts look into the most complex details, examine and evaluate the performance trends of a company and come with a recommendation for investors to buy, hold or sell the shares. The result may seem simple, yes. But it’s a very complex process resulting in a very simple conclusion. That’s actually what makes equity analysis or stock analysis more difficult. Analysts dive into huge [...]

The Future of Independent Research in the Post MiFID II World

March 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

MiFID has been the focus of the financial sector for a while now and emerging opportunities in the light of new circumstances were created by MiFID but before the sector could shake off its effects, MiFID II was imposed. The first MiFID was a regulation that aimed to increase transparency in the financial markets in the European Union and standardise the regulatory disclosures required for particular markets. Now with [...]

Why Do Financial Analysts Love Excel Add-In?

January 30th, 2019|Categories: Analytics|

There are many ways and methods used for financial analysis and finance professionals love to delve deep into them. If you ask a financial analyst what one of the biggest parts of their job is, they’ll most likely answer with a resounding “Excel!”. Over the past few decades Microsoft Excel has entrenched itself as an analyst’s go to tool, with research data ultimately ending up on an excel worksheet. [...]

MacroAnalytics: Time to Put A Frame Around the Bigger Picture

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Analytics, Data|Tags: , , , , |

Since John Maynard Keynes first introduced macroeconomic theory in The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money; it has evolved and given birth to many other interpretations. These are collectively called Keynesian economics or Keynesianism. Although Keynes’ ideas were radical and revolutionary at the time, they have since become the foundation of many countrywide economic models and the foundation of many governments’ budgets. Macroeconomics and the Unknown Factor [...]