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Neudata Intelligence

Back to basics: Geolocation data (Part 3/3)

We discuss the key regulatory issues concerning the collection, processing and usage of geolocation data. Starting with the definition of geolocation data as ‘personal data’, we draw attention to several cautionary tales of data misappropriation or privacy leakage, before discussing best practices according to GDPR, as well as the logistical and legal challenges associated with data anonymization. We also draw attention to several future policy developments that should be on the radar of any informed user of geolocation data.

Neudata Events

The Quant Conference, London 2018

On 2 November 2018, Neudata CEO Rado Lipuš moderated a panel at The Quant Conference in London.

Neudata Events

CME Group TechTalk, Tel Aviv 2018

On 29 October 2018, Neudata CEO Rado Lipuš moderated a panel and presented at the CME Group TechTalk event in Tel Aviv.

Neudata Intelligence

How company diversity impacts financial performance

In this report we argue why paying attention to company diversity can yield value to investors. In short, we provide evidence that suggests 1) board and managerial diversity has a positive correlation to financial performance, 2) increasing regulatory requirements on diversity disclosures is set to drive the growth of diversity-based financial products, and 3) this will likely impact company valuations, as well as the ability for certain companies to raise capital.

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Customer Satisfaction: a high return, low risk investment?

We explore the idea that companies with higher levels of customer satisfaction generate superior returns at lower systematic risk based on two research studies, one of which analyses the relationship between customer satisfaction and stock market returns over a 15-year period. We highlight key findings, illustrating the stock-specific use cases for customer satisfaction data. We also highlight a number of alternative data providers who offer measures of customer satisfaction.

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The Skyscraper Index: the perfect vantage or a tall tale?

We discuss the Skyscraper Index - the principle that the world’s tallest buildings are often completed on or around the precipice of economic downturns, making it a useful leading macroeconomic indicator. We also examine whether there is any merit to construction activity data, in general, being an indicator of economic growth, whilst highlighting a few relevant alternative data sources for readers interested in incorporating such data into their decision-making processes.