6 Alternative Data Companies That Could Win Big At The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards


Alternative data is a booming corner of the fintech space, as stock prices can be affected by a number of detailed trends — and many are relatively inaccessible to the average trader and investor.  

As we approach the 2020 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards, here’s a look at some growing alternative data organizations that are poised to compete at this year’s event.

Yewno: Yewno, Inc. is an artificial intelligence-powered alternative data provider that offers data packages, index strategies and, most recently, a game-changing investment research platform: Yenwo|Edge. 

The Yewno|Edge platform uncovers hidden risks in a portfolio by ingesting a wide range of alternative data in order to serve up insights based on abstract and ill-defined concepts that impact the markets in unpredictable ways, according to the company.

Concepts identified through Yewno|Edge can range from companies to people, themes, trends and even events. 

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How the coronavirus is changing the influencer business, according to marketers and top Instagram and YouTube stars

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  • Marketers and digital creators are adjusting to rapid changes in the influencer-marketing industry as the coronavirus continues to spread globally.

  • As with most businesses in the ad industry, professionals are trimming budgets, canceling events, and looking for alternative revenue streams.

  • Business Insider spoke with influencer-marketing professionals across the industry to better understand how they are adjusting their businesses to continue to earn a living during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil. 

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This post will be added to when new information becomes available and was last updated on July 9, 2020.

As the near-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to be felt across the global economy, businesses and creators in the influencer-marketing industry are doing their best to adapt.

Influencers have seen some of their sponsorship deals shut down and events cancelled, with many shifting

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Intercontinental Exchange, BondLink Partner for Market Data


Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.’s ICE ICE Data Services has partnered with BondLink to provide issuers a cloud-based market data dashboard on a real-time basis. The launch of the municipal bond market data package is expected in July 2020.

Boston, MA based BondLink is a venture-backed financial technology company that develops solutions for issuers in the approximately $4 trillion municipal bond market. Its software includes a cloud-based investor relations platform for issuers to communicate directly with bond investors. It has become a major destination for startups alongside blue-chip companies like GE and Amazon.

BondLink has expanded its network across more than 30 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Issuers across the municipal bond market rely on BondLink to power their investor outreach. Their clients come from a wide range of sectors and sizes including the State of Florida, the City of Chicago,

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7 American Manufacturing Stocks to Buy Before Recovery


The Institute for Supply Management supplies a monthly look at the U.S. manufacturing market. In April, that index hit an 11-year low.

But since then, the numbers have been rising. They’re not going wild, but they’re rising.

You have seen this in the housing market where new home purchases are growing — mortgage demand is increasing — and in other spots that show the consumer moving back into the economy and taking advantage of low interest rates.

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This is why the consumer is so fundamental to the economy. When they are buying durable goods and housing, manufacturers benefit from the increased demand.

These 7 American manufacturing stocks to buy now are benefiting from the expanding consumer demand for goods. And they should benefit further as the U.S. economy rights itself and starts to grow again.

  • Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR)
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