Dec 23 2010 | 10:13am ET
Who needs expert networks when you’ve got Twitter?
London-based Derwent Capital Markets says the social-networking system is better at gauging market sentiment than just about anything else. In particular, use of “calm” motional words on Twitter, properly analyzed, lets the firm predict where the Dow Jones Industrial Average is going in the next two to six days with a remarkable 87.6% accuracy.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…