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Alternative data: Brexit vote prediction using NLP

Alternative data: Brexit vote prediction using NLP The United Kingdom’s divorce with the European Union, better known as Brexit, has become a drawn-out, contentious affair without an obvious resolution. Former British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government and her counterparts in the European Union negotiated a withdrawal agreement last year, but opposition to the deal from the UK Parliament killed it three times. The UK commons has the power to [...]

2020-01-27T11:59:57-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Case study|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Alternative data: Brexit vote prediction using NLP

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. [...]

2020-01-02T02:16:43-05:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Case study|Tags: , |Comments Off on Using NLP in the financial industry