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.

Paris Air Show Airbus vs Boeing

Paris Air Show Airbus vs Boeing The Paris Air Show 2019 (June 17th to 23rd) is the key event for major airplanes manufacture as key deals are made during the trade show. Each year the competition between Airbus and Boeing is getting more intense as each wants to secure more order than its peer. This year, a special condition influence sales figure as Being facing a bad reputation over [...]

By | 2019-06-21T10:40:41-04:00 June 21st, 2019|case studies, Case study, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Paris Air Show Airbus vs Boeing

Using NLP in the financial industry

Using NLP in the financial industry Today’s financial markets are inextricably linked with financial events like acquisitions, profit announcements, or product launches. Information extracted from news messages that report on such events could hence be beneficial for financial decision making. The ubiquity of news, however, makes manual analysis impossible, and due to the unstructured nature of text, the (semi-)automatic extraction and application of financial events remains a non-trivial task. [...]

By | 2019-06-17T15:22:22-04:00 June 16th, 2019|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Using NLP in the financial industry

Ford Motors Layoffs events in 2019

Ford Motors layoffs event tracking using events detection and NLP system Ford Motor (F) announced more job cuts as it continues to restructure, with thousands of salaried positions set to be axed. The automaker will cut 7,000 jobs around the world by August, Ford said in a statement Monday. The cuts amount to 10% of Ford's global salaried workforce. It will save about $600 million annually. Notifications will be [...]

By | 2019-05-20T17:21:16-04:00 May 20th, 2019|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Ford Motors Layoffs events in 2019

Auto-manufacturer recall events 2019

Auto-manufacturer recalls events monitoring using events detection and NLP system Manufacturers of any product—from toys to medicine to automobiles—must create items that are, above all else, safe to use. Not only is this essential to long-term brand value and corporate success, but it’s also required by law. But while perfection is the goal, defects are bound to occur, especially in advanced products such as automobiles. When a safety defect [...]

By | 2019-04-02T10:57:26-04:00 April 1st, 2019|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Auto-manufacturer recall events 2019

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