Virtual Panel: “Using Text Data for Financial Decisions”

How can investors leverage alternative data to generate unique insights? In this panel discussion, Amenity Analytics (part of Symphony) Co-Founder Nate Storch, along with speakers from AllianceBernstein, Vanguard, and Columbia Law School, will discuss the use of NLP and machine learning tools in finance and the media to gain meaningful insights and aid in decision making.

Nathaniel Storch
Amenity Co-founder & Symphony Franchise Leader
May 12, 2023

Columbia Business School 7th Annual News & Finance Conference—Free Event

The Columbia Business School’s 7th Annual News & Finance Conference is bringing together prominent journalists, finance researchers, and industry professionals to explore the ways in which financial markets and the media influence each other.

The event will include academic and industry presentations as well as panel discussions to address three overarching questions:

  1. How does the interaction between financial markets and the media affect real economic activity?
  2. How do the incentives of people who create news affect market responses?
  3. How do we best measure the information content of news articles?

A panel (“Using Text Data for Financial Decisions”) to discuss the use of NLP and machine learning tools in finance and media will include

  • Nate Storch (Co-Founder, Amenity Analytics, part of Symphony)
  • Lada Kyj, Ph.D. (Head of Investment Management Fintech Data Science, Vanguard)
  • Andrew Chin (Head of Quantitative Research and Chief Data Scientist, AllianceBernstein)
  • Joshua Mitts (Professor of Law, Columbia Law School,)

Panel members will look specifically into how this technology is being used for the purposes of obtaining meaningful insights and assisting in decision making.

This virtual conference will be held on Friday, May 12 from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The “Using Text Data for Financial Decisions” panel starts at 10:40 a.m.

Register Here