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.

Feb 2019 Events Statistics

Feb 2019 Event Statistics Using big data and NLP technologies to capture alpha by collecting, structuring, and revealing events from news articles, press releases, and financial social media In today’s rapidly changing environment it is essential to be able to track corporate events such as M&A, new deals, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholder changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, price changes, [...]

By | 2019-03-04T10:20:16-04:00 March 4th, 2019|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Feb 2019 Events Statistics

Jan 2019 Events Statistics

Jan 2019 Event Statistics Using big data and NLP technologies to capture alpha by collecting, structuring, and revealing events from news articles, press releases, and financial social media In today’s rapidly changing environment it is essential to be able to track corporate events such as M&A, new deals, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholder changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, price changes, [...]

By | 2019-02-05T01:59:30-04:00 February 4th, 2019|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Jan 2019 Events Statistics

2018 Event Statistics

2018 Event Statistics Using big data and NLP technologies to capture alpha by collecting, structuring, and revealing events from news articles, press releases, and financial social media Our data is presented via visually compelling, interactive dashboards on your PC and mobile device or as CSV file. Using a hybrid model to provide a high accuracy of data classification, context, and sources to ensure maximum value for our clients. Generating [...]

By | 2018-12-31T16:16:01-04:00 December 31st, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on 2018 Event Statistics

Forecast Revenue and earnings outcome Using Event-Driven Score

Forecast Revenue and earnings outcome Using Event-Driven Score One major use of an event’s direction using NLP and big-data is the prediction of quarterly financial performance which reflects the company’s operational activities. In this case study, we tested the 2Q 2018 financial announcements using an event-driven score aggregation to predict companies’ 2Q financial performance. To do so, we generated an event-driven score for companies using the period from 04.01-06.30.18 [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:28:16-04:00 December 5th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Forecast Revenue and earnings outcome Using Event-Driven Score

Earnings Beat Forecast Using Event-Driven Score

Earnings Beat Forecast Using Event-Driven Score Events such as M&A, new deals, new orders, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholders’ changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, new products, price changes, new agreements, FDA decisions, financial reports related events, and more reflect the companies’ ongoing operation during a certain period. To demonstrate the predictive power of events on earnings, we selected randomized 134 companies which beat the [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:33:41-04:00 November 18th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Earnings Beat Forecast Using Event-Driven Score

Semiconductor industry outlook

Semiconductor industry outlook “Three-quarters of the way through 2018, the global semiconductor industry is on pace to post its highest-ever annual sales, comfortably topping last year’s record total of $412 billion,” said John Neuffer, president and CEO, Semiconductor Industry Association. “While year-to-year growth has tapered in recent months, September marked the global industry’s highest-ever monthly sales, and Q3 was its top-grossing quarter on record. Year-to-year sales in September were [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:39:47-04:00 November 16th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Semiconductor industry outlook

Using Corporate Events To Forecast Financial Outcomes

Using Corporate Events To Forecast Financial Outcomes In today’s reporting session, it is essential to be able to track corporate events such as M&A, new deals, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholder changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, new products, price changes, new agreements, FDA decisions, financial reports related events, macroeconomics, and much more. These events have prediction power on companies’ financial reports, specifically, the direction [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:42:42-04:00 October 23rd, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Using Corporate Events To Forecast Financial Outcomes

Market analysis – US market case study

This is how our system notify about the US market correction 2 days before it happens After a 5% correction in the US market, we analyzed our system to see if we could know before it happens Our system can generate market, sectors, industries, and ETFs event-driven score based on the aggregated events of the companies within it. The recent market correction was correlated with our model; therefore, our [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:45:26-04:00 October 12th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Market analysis – US market case study

Industry analysis – Medical Devices case study

Industry analysis - Medical Devices case study US medical device makers could lose $138 million this year as a result of the 25 percent US tariffs on Chinese imported goods that went into effect from July, and they may cause some manufacturers to downsize and cut research and development. “We estimate that the imposition of additional 25 percent duties will impact approximately $836 million worth of medical technology entering [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:48:50-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Industry analysis – Medical Devices case study

Equity event analysis – Apple case study

Equity event analysis - Apple case study Apple ($AAPL) unveiled not 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 [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:51:13-04:00 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 was classified in the ESG category which has implications on the stock [...]

By | 2018-12-17T10:54:34-04:00 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 | 2018-09-07T11:43:37-04:00 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 | 2018-09-07T11:01:33-04:00 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 | 2018-09-07T11:02:00-04:00 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 | 2018-09-07T11:03:27-04:00 August 5th, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on ESG events case study