Industry research for stock evaluation
Repustate's semantic analysis also provides this hedge fund with
insight into industries in general. Market data can be mined for
mention of any companies in a given industry, such as forestry or
semi-conductors or aerospace, without having to specify each and
every company in each and every industry because Repustate already
knows the industries a company is in. The sentiment for that news
can also be piped into a financial model to help create a trading
The entirety of the financial news produced each day, combined with
analyzing market sentiments expressed on social media, or forums like
Seeking Alpha, can all be mined and categorized instantly with
Repustate's API. Throw in political news that can dramatically
effect markets (e.g. political unrest in Ukraine leads to oil
prices rising), and you being to have a complex network of data
easily navigable with Repustate's text analytics.
"Of course it helps to know Mandarin or Arabic or Russian to
be able to read news in the native language, but when time is
short, I need to know what the rest of the world is thinking now.
Running our huge data streams through Repustate lets me visualize
exactly what the word on the street is, no matter if that street is
in Shanghai or New York."