Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

June 29, 2016
AlphaSense Blog - Brexit

Brexit Insights Found on AlphaSense

The old adage, “markets take the stairs up and the elevator down,” certainly seems appropriate in light of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the EU, […]
May 3, 2016
Cuba

Breakthrough with Cuba, What Happens Next?

Editor’s Note: Since we originally published this post, President Obama has visited Cuba, and as of May 2, 2016, a U.S. cruise ship with 700 passengers […]
February 3, 2016
Zika

Who is Battling Zika?

On January 25, 2016, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan, provided a report[1] on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa […]
January 12, 2016
Warm Weather

How is Warm Weather Impacting Business?

The winter of 2015 can be best described using one phrase: El Niño. How has this unseasonable weather impacted company performance? Did weather forecasts come in […]
January 5, 2016
Sweet 2016

Sweet 2016: Trends to Watch

Among other news, 2015 brought about a continued decline in oil pricing, the fall of Sepp Blatter’s FIFA and a revision of Volkswagen’s ($VOW.DE) emissions data. […]
August 18, 2015
Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre? The Coming Tourist Revolution

As of several weeks ago, the U.S. flag is once again flying high in Havana, following the reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana for the […]
August 4, 2015
Drought

Which Industries Are Most Affected by the California Drought?

There has been much talk in the media of the drought in California, one of the most severe on record, and how it has been affecting […]