When Novartis announced their future acquisition of Endocyte in the early hours of October 18th, EarlyBird beat the major news sources by more than 20 minutes, and identified the Twitter posts about the acquisition as "Hot Tweets". Both Novartis and Endocyte stocks jumped when the markets opened later that morning.
With Finsemble, independent best-of-breed financial apps like EarlyBird can easily be integrated to improve end users' workflow and make sifting through data faster and easier. With the number of apps available within the Finsemble Ecosystem, trading firms can choose exactly which type of market data, news, social media, charting, messaging, trading, pricing, blotter, and other apps they want to integrate.
EarlyBird has introduced “shared folders”. These are just like ordinary EarlyBird folders which can contain a combination of Twitter accounts, saved searches and “SmartTracks”. The difference is that they are shared either between members of a team or everyone using EarlyBird.
EarlyBird has introduced Volume Alerts to show when the quality-weighted volume of tweets is higher than normal. These appear alongside your selected folders and draw your attention to what’s moving in the Markets that you’re tracking. Simple and very effective.
We examine whether merger and acquisition pitches over Twitter could take off following Carl's Jr.’s recent Twitter pitch to Amazon.
With the German election on 24 Sept, financial professionals will become increasingly interested in any data about how the vote might go. This week’s TOTW gives insight into what the different victory scenarios might bring.
This week's TOTW comes from investor Jeroen Blokland and links to his recent blog post about the Jackson Hole conference.
The week's Tweet of the Week is from former White House Chief Economist and Economic Advisor, Jared Bernstein (@econjared).
By blocking Twitter at the firewall, and not providing a managed alternative, banks are pushing Twitter "under the table" on trading floors while managers turn a blind eye to its use on mobiles. Should the recent huge fines at BNP Paribas be a wake up call?
You can follow anyone on Twitter with EarlyBird, but if you’re looking for ideas and suggestions then the Who’s Who page is the perfect place to start.
If your traders and analysts have access to Twitter and are using it for news sources, to identify trading opportunities or inform their trading decisions, then it’s important this information is captured for MiFID II compliance.
Before the UK votes, we offer our list of key Twitter accounts to follow for everything UK election news, commentary, discussion and voting intention.
Use our latest SmartTracks to track market-moving opinion, news and commentary about the UK General Election on Twitter.
If you’re an EarlyBird admin, our latest enterprise search management tool makes seeing and managing what your teams are following on Twitter easy.
EarlyBird is capturing all the candidates, pollsters, analysts and opinion formers in a set of new SmartTracks covering the four elections and the Brexit negotiations.
With vital market and financial news filling up every square inch of trading screens, we know screen space can be a problem. Don't worry, EarlyBird's got it covered!
Next month, Market EarlyBird’s CEO, Danny Watkins will take to the stage at Finovate Europe to showcase EarlyBird's myriad benefits to finance professionals looking for fast, compliance-friendly access to financial news on Twitter.
Add our new $TRUMP SmartTrack to your EarlyBird dashboard, so you can start tracking Trump's first days in office.
Since the announcement of Donald Trump’s election in the United States and the Twitter tirade created by his fired from the hip Tweets, major city banks and trading houses have rushed to install highly sophisticated banking-compliant Twitter monitoring services to gain an advantage over their competitors.
Still using TweetSentry? Learn how to update to EarlyBird to access our app anywhere and on any device.
One of the toughest things about getting financial value out of Twitter is spotting the important Tweets. Our new Activity Alerts feature identifies those Tweets that are getting a high level of interest across Twitter, and highlights them in your feed.
Twitter’s fast-moving time-based tweet stream was not designed for financial services, and traders given access to the Twitter website or even integrated solutions like Bloomberg typically get little value from it. The reason is simple. If they’re not watching Twitter all day they miss the good stuff.