About First to invest

We are an Israeli based company that provides news signals on financial markets using big data, to aggregate in real-time more than 12,000 news items per day in real-time 24/7. Next, we filter the news using text and sentiment analysis of bullish and bearish keywords and phrases. It’s taken us less than a minute from the news release, analyze the news and send it.

Equity event analysis – Apple case study

Equity event analysis - Apple case study Apple ($AAPL) unveiled not just one new version of the iPhone X, but three, in its biggest event of the year. Among the trio is Apple’s largest ever phone – the iPhone Xs Max – which features the biggest display that Apple has ever put in a phone. Many details about that new phone, including its shiny gold color, were accidentally leaked by Apple ahead of the event. The other two [...]

By | 2018-09-14T12:51:46+00:00 September 14th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Equity event analysis – Apple case study

ESG event category – AT&T case study

ESG event category - AT&T case study AT&T ($T) has suffered a data breach that compromised some details of about 3% of its total 77 million users or about 2 million customers which the personal information of millions of its users, including phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and account numbers, were exposed to hackers. This type of event classified as ESG category which has implications on the stocks price more and more [...]

By | 2018-09-09T08:52:39+00:00 September 5th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on ESG event category – AT&T case study

PE ratio and event-driven scoring – the apparel manufacturers case study

PE ratio and event-driven scoring  - the apparel manufacturers case study Apparel production, also known as garment production is a process where the fabric is being converted into garments. The term apparel production is basically used when garments are manufactured in a factory. Traditionally apparel manufacturing factories have been divided into two sectors as domestic and export. In this case study, we compared companies in the US apparel manufacturers industry by their PE ratio vs the event-driven scoring based on [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:43:37+00:00 August 26th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on PE ratio and event-driven scoring – the apparel manufacturers case study

PepsiCo VS Coca-Cola case study

PepsiCo VS Coca-Cola As the beverage industry undergoes a transformation with carbonated soft drinks losing their position and consumers preferring “healthier” beverages, cola giants have focused their attention on other avenues to spur their sales. One such route is the sparkling water category which has witnessed spectacular growth rates. PepsiCo launched its own sparkling water brand called Bubly. Given the enormous interest in this space, PepsiCo’s $3.2 billion acquisition of SodaStream, [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:01:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on PepsiCo VS Coca-Cola case study

Tesla case study

Why we don't use personal account tracing on social media Using event extraction from a personal account on Twitter can be a risky method for news sentiment assessment. This week, we got a very good example of why we don't cover personal twitter account on our platform. On Aug 07, Tesla CEO Alon Musk tweets he is 'considering' taking the company private, investor react immediately and increase and entering the [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:02:00+00:00 August 7th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Tesla case study

ESG events case study

ESG events case study The importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, in investment decision making, as Boston Consulting Group point out in their article; Investors Care More About Sustainability Than Many Executives Believe, that 75% of senior executives in investment firms see ESG factors as materially important to their investment decision. The disconnect is evident that only 60% of companies have a sustainability strategy, and just 25% have [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:03:27+00:00 August 5th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on ESG events case study

Twitter case study

Twitter case study Twitter shares finished Friday 20% down at market close after reporting a decline in monthly active users during the second quarter. The trouble here isn't revenue (it beat estimates) or earnings (it hit its number). Instead, it's about a decline in "monthly active users," a figure that was depressed for reasons like new privacy rules in Europe, a purging of fake/abusive accounts, and not moving to [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:03:56+00:00 July 29th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Twitter case study

Facebook case study

Facebook case study Facebook was the most-loved holding of hedge funds before the stock's epic plunge on Thursday, resulting in a massive multibillion-dollar loss for the so-called smart money on Wall Street. According to CNBC, 848 hedge funds tracked by Goldman Sachs, 97 had Facebook as a top 10 holding, according to the firm's May "Hedge Fund Trend Monitor" report. The note, tracking $1.6 trillion in hedge fund long [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:04:24+00:00 July 27th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Facebook case study

Alternative data performance

Alternative data performance Alternative data will likely transform active investment management (IM) over the next five years, from hedgefund management to long-only mutual funds, and even private equity managers. Those firms that do not update their investment processes within that time frame could face strategic risks, and might very well be outmaneuvered by competitors that effectively incorporate alternative data into their securities valuation and trading signal processes. The biggest [...]

By | 2018-09-07T11:04:48+00:00 July 5th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Alternative data performance

TOP 100 M&A activities and returns during May 2018

TOP 100 M&A activities and returns during May 2018  During the past 28 days, there were 520 news items that were classified as bullish or bearish in the M&A activities in the US, UK, Canada, and Hong-kong. These are the top 100 companies factor by news sentiment score and returns during May 2018. Here are the top 20 companies and their news sentiment score *news sentiment score is on a [...]

By | 2018-05-28T12:01:18+00:00 May 28th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on TOP 100 M&A activities and returns during May 2018

US oil: import, field production, refinery, and inventory, May 2018

US oil: import, field production, refinery, and inventory, May 2018   Mbbl=one thousand barrels per week This dashboard summerize the Oil activity in the US on May 2018. From the charts above, we can see that the import level down to 48.7k (Mbbl) on May 18, which is the last report, from 52.8k (Mbbl) on April 27. The average of imports + field production in May was 118.78k (Mbbl) [...]

By | 2018-05-27T14:06:16+00:00 May 25th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on US oil: import, field production, refinery, and inventory, May 2018

Macro News Sentiment Score Map, Apr 27-May 18

Macro News Sentiment Score Map, Apr 27-May 18   A news sentiment score map based on macroeconomic events per country. The news sentiment was built on extracting bullish and bearish macroeconomic events news and classified using our big data and text analysis technologies. Each event has its sentiment score between 0-1 scale, a score between 0-0.47 consider as a bearish trend as more significant related news were published during [...]

By | 2018-05-18T14:57:30+00:00 May 18th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Macro News Sentiment Score Map, Apr 27-May 18

News sentiment analysis of Crypto market, May 02 – May 09, 2018

News sentiment analysis of Crypto market, May 02 - May 09, 2018   The dashboard allows a quick view on Crypto market in meaner of news sentiment score and returns for the assets within the market. In this example, we analyze the news sentiment of the Crypto market, market cap above 1.7B, May 02 - May 09, 2018 The crypto market looks bullish as the majority of assets with a [...]

By | 2018-05-09T10:11:41+00:00 May 9th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on News sentiment analysis of Crypto market, May 02 – May 09, 2018

News sentiment analysis of Building materials industry in US market, May 01 – May 07, 2018

News sentiment analysis of Building materials industry in US market, May 01 - May 07, 2018   The dashboard allows a quick view of industry level in meaner of news sentiment score and returns for the companies within the industry. In this example, we analyze the news sentiment of Building materials industry in US market, May 01 - May 07, 2018 The industry looks bullish as the majority of companies [...]

By | 2018-05-09T08:50:59+00:00 May 8th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on News sentiment analysis of Building materials industry in US market, May 01 – May 07, 2018

News sentiment analysis of Software application industry in US market, Apr 04 – May 06, 2018

News sentiment analysis of Software application industry in US market, Apr 04 - May 06, 2018   The dashboard allows a quick view of industry level in meaner of news sentiment score and returns for the companies within the industry. In this example, we analyze the news sentiment analysis of Software application industry (Marker cap between 10B-50B), Apr 04 - May 06, 2018.  The industry looks bullish as the majority of [...]

By | 2018-05-08T09:15:22+00:00 May 7th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized|Comments Off on News sentiment analysis of Software application industry in US market, Apr 04 – May 06, 2018
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