Big Data & Bloomberg News – Using Python in Financial Markets by Saeed Amen from QuantCon 2018
This talk, titled, “Big Data & Bloomberg News – Using Python in Financial Markets” gives some use cases for machine learning as well as a brief overview of ways big data and alternative data in financial markets can be used. Saeed Amen presents a case study examining how machine-readable Bloomberg news can be used to trade FX (Forex) systematically. He also shows how news can help understand the market volatility around FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) and ECB (European Central Bank) meetings. Lastly, he looks at Python tools, which can be used to analyze financial markets, some demos, and a basic trend trading strategy for bitcoins.
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