Insights

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

June 26, 2018

How We’re Scaling Smart Synonyms

We have tens of thousands of Smart Synonyms in the AlphaSense platform. With a mission to augment knowledge workers’ research across sectors, how do we prioritize […]
May 1, 2018

How I Use AlphaSense for Equity Research

In my previous posts, I’ve alluded to many benefits of AlphaSense as a platform for equity research. In this post, I would like to showcase these […]
March 14, 2018

My New Career at AlphaSense

At the start of every new year, it’s customary to reflect on your accomplishments from the past 12 months, but more importantly, it’s a time when you […]
February 13, 2018

Startup? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Jumping On Board

They call me “dinosaur” in the office. But, I don’t have any gray hair (well, maybe a few), I still live in the city, and I […]
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 […]
April 19, 2016
Preannouncing

Preannouncing Financial Results – Part II: So You’re Going to Preannounce – Now What?

This is Part II of our preannouncement series based on AlphaSense research. Today we focus on the qualitative discussion of the results in earnings preannouncements and […]
March 22, 2016
AI

I’ll Be Back … For Your Job

Over the last year, we have heard leading minds warning of the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). We’ve since seen a robot that can take a […]
March 1, 2016
Preannouncing

Preannouncing Financial Results – Part I: Analyzing AlphaSense Research

To preannounce or not to preannounce: Surely that is the question that stumps many management teams during the quarterly earnings cycle. There are several reasons for […]
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. […]
December 8, 2015

Holiday Shopping Gone Digital

With the holiday season in our midst, many consumers took advantage of sales and special offers on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Although consumers are eager […]
December 1, 2015
eSports

Big Players in eSports

Trevor Francis, Jim “Catfish” Hunter and bowler Don Carter are all names that can be associated with being the first to break the magical seven-figures in […]
November 11, 2015
Diabetes

Diabetes – Patches and Lenses

November 14 is World Diabetes Day, which aims to raise awareness of the chronic disease. The date marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who won the […]
November 3, 2015
Aging Population

The Aging Population

Between now and 2050, the United States will see a significant increase in its older population segment. This should come as no surprise, as the baby […]