Big Data, Big Problem: Could Wall Street See Insider Trading Lawsuits Over Selling Data Sets?

The investment landscape is changing rapidly and asset managers are finding themselves in an arms race for new forms of alternative data.

Everything from mobile phone location data to internet of things (IoT) data about crop yields, are being scraped, sanitized, packaged and sold on to investment managers looking for an edge when making decisions.

Author: Ian Allison


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