Portfolio Analytics – shaping the next generation of retail traders

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Portfolio 2As a company Heckyl is known for its big data capabilities finding, collecting, analysing and visualising millions of data sources from around the world, to provide actionable financial insight. This data can then be provided to end users, such as retail traders to help them make informed investment decisions.

However valuable big data also resides within financial institutions and if analysed and visualised in the right way, can be even more powerful. This is the other side of Heckyl’s approach; working with clients to harness the data they have internally, sometimes mixing it with the external data we also collect. Read the rest of this entry »

How to predict movements in stocks using Heckyl tools

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Heckyl’s FIND Futures & Options platform allows users to visualize price movements, OI, Volume & Rollover % sector-wise. This provides users a complete Stock Pixelspicture of the sector performance in one view. E.g. Sectors that are driving the market, sectors that might cause a reversal, lack of traders commitment in sectors (using OI) etc.

In this post, we will see how we can use Heckyl tools to predict individual stock movements through a basic top down approach. Read the rest of this entry »

How Heckyl’s F&O platform can help you to make money?

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MWPL
Market Wide Position Limit

Market Wide Position Limit (MWPL) is a key parameter in analysis of stock F&O. At the end of each day the Exchange disseminates the total OI (open interest) across all Exchanges (NSE, BSE, MCX) in the F&O on individual stocks along with the MWPL for that scrip. If the aggregate OI for any scrip exceeds 95% of the MWPL for that scrip, then the scrip goes into ban in F&O.

 

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Greece Debt Crisis decoded through Heckyl’s lenses

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What is Greece Debt crisis in laymen terms?

It starts with the government of Greece and their citizens. The government paid out generous pensions and benefits to its pensioners, as well as having an early retirement age for many government employees, as compared to other developed countries. This lead to a drop in productivity coupled with a high unemployment rate, while others believed they were too old to work and took early retirement to access the pension benefits. This lead to the government paying out more in pensions and benefits. However the government never had enough money to sustain the welfare system at this level.

If a country is spending by taking on additional debt, then it also needs to collect equal or more revenue to meet those spending figures.

Government spending to GDP

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How to seize a trading opportunity using effective chart visualization

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Options-TradingA successful trade depends on how a trader sets up his trading system with most relevant tools and softwares on his screen for trade analysis. Long term investor will analyse in details the fundamentals of the company on his trading platform while short term trader will monitor the daily price movements along with several market and price data points before executing a trade. Various softwares in the market provide ample indicators for analysis but the key to success is choosing the right indicators.

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Stay ahead of the trend with the Heckyl FIND Alerts Module

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BACKAny rumor or news can break out from any source. As highlighted in our previous blog post, A Needle in the Digital Haystack, spotting opportunities from these new data sets is very valuable. A trading opportunity can come from any source at any time, which makes it necessary to track a huge number of sources but also filter out noise at the same time.

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Adding ‘unique’ content to SunGard’s MarketMap terminal

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Blog Post Profile ImageWe are very pleased to announce that SunGard, one of the world’s leading software and technology service companies, has chosen to use Heckyl’s news and sentiment analysis services on their MarketMap terminal. The new content will be available to MarketMap users across North America, Asia and Europe.

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