RavenPack to Host News Analytics Research Event in New York

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A distinguished panel of experts from industry and academia will present current research in the field of news and sentiment analysis

The focus of the conference is News Analytics & Alpha Generation which seems an appropriate theme as the interest in news analytics moves from theoretical to practical in finance.

RavenPack, a leading global provider of real-time news analysis services (http://www.ravenpack.com), today announced that the company will be hosting a research conference in New York City on May 20th, 2010 at the Club Quarters - Wall Street, located at 52 William Street, New York, NY 10005 in downtown Manhattan. Registration begins at 9:30am, with the conference commencing at 10:00am and continuing through to 2:00pm. To register for the event, visit http://ravenpack.com/research/newsanalyticsforum.htm. The conference is free to registered attendees.

RavenPack's Managing Director, Don Williams commented, "The focus of the conference is News Analytics & Alpha Generation which seems an appropriate theme as the interest in news analytics moves from theoretical to practical in finance."

The event will be moderated by Robert Warshaw, Managing Director and Head of Global Equities for Tradeweb. Mr. Warshaw is a senior leader in the financial services industry with over 25 years of experience in the creation of new electronic trading models and analytics.

The panel of industry and academic experts will explore Alpha generation in short and long term investing, quantitative event trading, calculation of news derived risk factors, and more.

Also attending the conference will be Armando Gonzalez, RavenPack's CEO. Mr. Gonzalez is a recognized expert in the field of news analytics and the application of structured content in automated trading and quantitative analysis and will discuss the company's research into the creation of sentiment indicators for event trading.

ABOUT RAVENPACK
RavenPack is a leading provider of real-time news analysis services. Financial professionals rely on RavenPack for its speed and accuracy in analyzing large amounts of news content on more than 27,000 publicly traded companies across 80 countries. Financial institutions use RavenPack's news analysis services to generate better returns by systematically incorporating the effects of news in their investment process. The company's clients include some of the best performing quantitative and algorithmic trading firms in the world.

For more information about RavenPack visit http://www.ravenpack.com

Source: RavenPack International S.L.

Contact: 646-216-2140

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