The CFA Institute Annual Conference is an unrivaled opportunity to access high-quality, unbiased educational content that equips investment professionals with the latest thinking on critical industry issues. The 72nd CFA Institute Annual Conference will be held in London on 12–15 May 2019.
Finance professionals who are familiar with fintech already know that the future belongs to people who collaborate with robots and automated processes, not those who compete with them. David Pope, CFA, managing director at Quantamental Research at S&P Global Market Intelligence, is one collaborator who is ready to claim the future.
At the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference in Hong Kong, Pope discussed natural language processing (NLP) and how it can yield investment insights. NLP harnesses statistics and computerized data analysis to review primary data — in Pope’s examples, transcripts of corporate earnings calls — to reveal new information, say, about a company or its position relative to its peers. Read More