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Northfield Information Services Launches Risk Systems That Read®

Northfield Information Services’ today announced the launch of Risk Systems That Read® – a service that augments Northfield’s current risk models. Unlike traditional risk models that rely only on statistical data from the past, models augmented by Risk Systems That Read quantify risk based on analysis of the same news text that investors are receiving now. Investment professionals get a more complete and accurate understanding of risk in financial markets. Risk Systems that Read will be useful in a number of applications, particularly for those in the hedge fund space, as well as fund managers and asset owners. Algorithmic trading, including “high frequency”...