Analytics

IS THE TIDE TURNING IN FAVOUR OF GOLD?

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Gold SPX
Chart 1: Gold and S&P500 Correlation

Gold, one of the top performing assets so far in 2016, has attracted a lot of attention. Turmoil in the equity markets and oil price crash have not only made investors jittery, but also forced many of them to invest in safe haven assets such as gold. As a result, billions of dollars of new money poured into physically backed gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs). In fact, fund inflows in the world’s largest gold ETF, SPDR Gold alone crossed more than $7 billion since December 2015, while gold holdings of ETFs have jumped to their highest level in 27-months. Read the rest of this entry »

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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How stock price and sentiment move hand in hand

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A value investor invests in a stock after looking at financials of the company, analysing annual reports and news on stock/sector, reading management outlook and tracking price movement. However, one of the key challenges for investors and even for traders is to track the sentiment around the stock on a daily basis without missing any relevant news.

In today’s world, things change very rapidly and what looked to be a multibagger two months ago can turn into a disastrous investment if the relevant news and sentiment around the stock is not tracked regularly. Trading is all about the timely entry and exit in a stock. A gap between perception and actual reality can offer traders and investors a profitable trading opportunity using sentiment analysis across various asset classes.

Heckyl’s sentiment tool allows a user to measure the sentiment of a particular news item or news flow around an instrument and evaluate its potential impact, in real-time. In today’s blog let us take a look at Heckyl’s Stock Sentiment graph and how effectively one can use it as a precursor to stock price movement. Read the rest of this entry »

Adapting to “Social” to make Intelligent Investment Decisions

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The global business environment has been changing rapidly as we are ushered into a new era of the digital age. The rapid emergence of social media, continued penetration of smartphones and tablets, coupled with technology enablers like Analytics and Cloud, are expected to play an important role in how organizations interact with their customers and understand consumer behaviour. Heckyl FIND AlertsSimply put, SMAC is a collaborative term for Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud. In our view, these four technologies would be driving innovation in the global business ecosystem, in the coming decade.

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F&O trading made easy using 15-Minutes Built up Screen

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15-Minutes Built Up Screen

In today’s edition of our Glassdoor Friday we are featuring 15-Minutes Built Up Screen – a unique tool in our derivative analytics product designed to spot price trends in real-time. This screen gives a snapshot every 15 minutes of whether the long or short positions were created in a particular stock or an index. It analyses the open interest (OI) position in real time and gives a breakup of fresh and square-off contracts along with volumes.

Short selling is always considered to be a risky bet and retail participants tend to stay away from it. However, using our distinct tool, one can spot where the short or long positions are created in real-time by looking at fresh and square-off contracts along with the movement in price and volume. It not only helps you to make timely entry but also indicates you when to exit from your long or short positions.

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