The power of NLP illustrated by quantamental researchers

New research conducted by S&P Global Market Intelligence's quantamental research team shows the success of natural language processing when applied to the risk factors section of corporate filings.

The S&P study is the latest evidence brought to the table that such algorithms do work, both in managing risk and in identifying alpha opportunities. There is nothing particularly opaque about their chosen use of NLP, though. As the report puts it, risks are often overlooked even when they areContinue Reading

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Christopher Faille

Christopher Faille has written on a variety of legal, regulatory, and financial issues for decades. He is the author of "The Decline and Fall of the Supreme Court" (1995), for example, and the coauthor, with David O'Connor, of "Basic Economic Principles" (2000). He was an early reporter with Lipper HedgeWorld and has contributed to Forbes and to the Hedge Fund Law Report.
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