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We recently announced the availability of Quandl’s canonical white paper on monetizing exhaust data, “Sell Your Data to Wall Street”.

If you’re thinking about monetizing your alternative data assets, this webinar will tell you everything you need to know about selling your data to investment professionals.

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We recently hosted a webinar, “Wall Street Wants Your Data: Steps to Creating a New Revenue Stream,” presented by Quandl’s Chief Data Officer, Abraham Thomas.

We hope we provided some valuable insight into Wall Street’s current appetite for unique, alternative data.

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In a recent Huffington Post article, Visa’s Head of Global Financial Education Nathaniel Sillin wrote, “Understanding how much it costs to manage a home and the importance of paying your bills on time can help you avoid costly mistakes.” While many readers would likely nod in agreement, Sillin’s sage advice is not as universal as you might think. For one thing, they generally don’t pay their bills on time.

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Many businesses from start-ups to multinational corporations have begun augmenting their revenue streams — sometimes exponentially — with their exhaust data. They now need unique and untapped sources of data to remain competitive.

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There have been many reports of statements or actions made by Donald Trump having an effect on the stock market.

As reported by Reuters, Quandl’s partner CLS Group recently published a report on the real-time correlations between significant political acts that took place during Trump’s first 100 days in office and currency market surges.

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The Landscape of Auto Industry Data [0.23]

Posted on April 10, 2017, 3:37 p.m. by Quandl Resource Hub @ [cached copy]

Since man first invented the wheel, our need to optimize the way we get around has been an almost primeval obsession. Not only is the vehicle being designed to get you from A to B with virtually no driver input, the car of the future will also be outfitted with telematics to drive a deeper kind of data analysis.

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We asked and you answered.

In our mission to continually improve the digital experience across all channels, we recently sent a survey to subscribers of our Alternative Data Weekly newsletter to gain insight on what you most enjoyed reading, what industries were of interest and what content you would like to see more of.

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An API is only as good as its documentation. But not everyone knows how much work goes into making (and then keeping) documentation good.

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Quandl Launches New Search and Browse [0.22]

Posted on March 7, 2017, 2:57 a.m. by Quandl Resource Hub @ [cached copy]

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of our new search and browse experience on Quandl. Over the last six months, we have been hard at work iterating and testing a substantially improved data discovery experience.

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The foreign exchange market has long been the most decentralized and opaque of all markets.

Unlike equity markets, where SEC regulations mandate that public exchanges report transaction prices and daily trading volumes, FX boasts no such unified data sources.

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Foursquare is a well-known and successful social networking platform.

It all started last September when Foursquare aggregated its user data — in the form of both user check-ins and passive location data acquired from GPS-enabled devices — to measure the foot traffic at Apple stores both before and after the official launch of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

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This alternative data in action post looks at the power of currency volume data. CLS has just published the first true global foreign exchange (FX) volume database.

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Quandl Has a New Look [0.26]

Posted on Nov. 30, 2016, 7:18 p.m. by Quandl Resource Hub @ [cached copy]

Today we’re launching a brand refresh for Quandl, which you can see on our website. These updates reflect the exciting road we’ve traveled – from our roots as a “financial search engine,” to the platform we are today – the premier source of financial, economic, and alternative data for investment professionals.

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Change to Quandl API Limits [0.08]

Posted on Nov. 22, 2016, 3:27 p.m. by Quandl Resource Hub @ [cached copy]

We have made changes to our API limits as of November 21, at 8AM EST. Users of the Quandl API may be affected by these changes.

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The street got a big surprise last week when GoPro reported earnings. GoPro cited production issues as the cause for both the third quarter miss and the guidance for Q4.

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Free DataCamp Tutorial for Quandl and R [0.18]

Posted on Nov. 1, 2016, 8:05 p.m. by Quandl Resource Hub @ [cached copy]

This is a guest post from DataCamp.

Some time ago we collaborated with Quandl to develop How to Work with Quandl in R, a free interactive tutorial that introduces you to the main functionality of the Quandl R package.

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This post is the first in a series called “Alternative Data In Action” (ADIA). Each article in this series will examine a different alternative dataset.

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Spot volumes in some Canadian crosses, Nordic and Asia Pacific pairs growing. Average daily spot volume (USD billions), and trend line, by currency pair each month in last four years.

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