RavenPack data now available to academic subscribers

Monday, January 4, 2016

ACADEMIC USERS MAY ACCESS A FREE SAMPLE SUBSET OF RAVENPACK DATA

ENHANCE QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH WITH DATA DERIVED FROM TRADITIONAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA
RavenPack analyzes the unstructured content from thousands of publications to extract information on named entities and financially relevant events in the public eye.


WHY RAVENPACK?
• Structured data in a form that allows users to control for media effect and create innovative research based on news and social media; 15+ years of historical data at the millisecond level.
• Coverage of tens of thousands of companies, government organizations, places, currencies and commodities for studies in any asset class.
• The most detailed event taxonomy of any analytics provider, covering corporate, economic, societal, environmental and political events including unscheduled events.


DATASETS AVAILABLE

Equities                                                                    
Companies                                                               
38,000+ entities                                                       
Global Coverage                                                       
Events affecting companies and equity markets       
Calculate risk, balance portfolios, generate alpha                                                                                                                                               
Global Macro
Organizations
Commodities
Currencies, Places
200+ economies
130,000+ places
Trading of other instruments; interpret geopolitical events
Calculate risk, trade fixed income and FX


ACCESS EQUITIES AND GLOBAL MACRO THROUGH THESE FOUR EDITIONS
Dow Jones Edition  DJones Newswires, regional editions of the Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch
Web Edition   Hundreds of thousands of articles a day from leading publishers and web aggregators
PR Edition  Analyzes news from global media organizations including PRNewswire, Canadian News Wire
Full Edition Combines analytics from Dow Jones Edition, Web Edition, and PR Edition


RESEARCH WITH RAVENPACK
Intermarket Competition: Evidence from Trading Venue Short Sales, Samadi (University of North Carolina)
The Informational Role of the Media in Private Lending, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Corporate Use of Social Media, Jung, Naughton, Tahoun, Wang (New York University)
Spreading the Word: Capital Market Consequences of Business Press Coverage of Management Earnings Guidance, Twedt (Indiana University)


CONTACT US FOR SUBSCRIPTION INFORMATION
WRDS | www.whartonwrds.com | wrds@wharton.upenn.edu | +1 877-438-9737
RavenPack | www.ravenpack.com | mbain@ravenpack.com