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Welcome to the blog of Acuity Trading where we will demystify some of the science behind text mining and look at new and unique ways of applying it; and of course we will be updating you on new developments and products within the Acuity company.

Acuity Trading and Dow Jones Partner to Deliver News Sentiment and Visualisation Tool for Traders

LONDON – 23 May, 2017 Acuity Trading and Dow Jones have today announced a new partnership, bringing together the powerful big data technology of Acuity Trading with Dow Jones’s world-class financial news to launch a visual news-analytics tool. Now in beta, the new tool – called Acuity Visual Edge, Powered by Dow Jones –  features dynamic... Read more »

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News Sentiment on French Elections, GBPUSD and Gold :: 20 March 2017

If you’ve been following our Market Commentaries over the last few weeks, you’ll know that we have been watching the Major Stock Indices. Today we have a very Bearish outlook on the indices, regarding News Sentiment, except for the NASDAQ and the CAC40.  The French stock index can be forgiven recently, as it is being... Read more »

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News Sentiment look at the Week Ahead - NASDAQ, GBPUSD very Bullish :: 27 Feb 2017

Over the weekend, the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Theresa May, expressed concern over a possible Scottish referendum.  This drove the the pound down on the market opening. Looking at price action for this year of 2017, we can see that cable is bouncing along support at roughly $1.39 and News Sentiment is fully Bullish... Read more »

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Fiscal Cliff 2

October 3, 2013

I was reading another article today that led me to understand a little about sentiment towards the Fiscal Cliff....

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USD and the Fiscal cliff

October 1, 2013

This morning I read an article from Reuters: ” Dollar falls but most investors calm over U.S. shutdown” that...

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The complexities of building sentiment and proxies

September 30, 2013

So today I was informed that one of the sentiment indicators for #USD we offer is now up over...

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Information leakage and Product Sentiment for Apple

July 24, 2013

We’ve been looking at two different ways to analyse sentiment for stocks. Focusing on products (proxy) or focusing on...

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Data Mash up

July 15, 2013

We were recently at a conference for News Analytics use within the Institutional Investment industry. One speaker was talking...

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June 14, 2013

Speaking with a colleague reminded me yesterday that News Analytics isn’t all about sentiment and trading off that sentiment....

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May 21, 2013

Volatility is an interesting topic to discuss. Volatility indications are typically derived from price movements, and price movements are...

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Can Twitter be useful as a data source?

May 21, 2013

Acuity Trading’s products combine Twitter within general news and blogs from the web to create a combined data set....

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Multiple sentiments

May 13, 2013

Until recently the financial industry has been looking at how the positive and negative sentiment within news sources/text is...

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