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5 Can't Miss Eikon Enhancements

Check out Eikon's Twitter and news sentiment analysis tools
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Charts, data, timelines, oh my!

With the Macro Explorer feature, users can overlay 80 global economic indicators, choose a mapped location, choose a time range, even press "play" to find global trends, areas of risk, and macro investment opportunities.

According to Rueters, "This detailed analysis is delivered to customers across a variety of easily interpretable visual tools, including a world map, bubble scatter plot, grid and data tables. With the economic explorer, financial professionals have access to: Unique Sovereign Fragility Indices from Fathom Consulting alongside a wide selection of macro indicators and forecasts from Oxford Economics and World Bank WDI Workflow integration – identify countries of interest then link to other tools within Eikon."

 

Becca Lipman is Senior Editor for Wall Street & Technology. She writes in-depth news articles with a focus on big data and compliance in the capital markets. She regularly meets with information technology leaders and innovators and writes about cloud computing, datacenters, ... View Full Bio

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Byurcan
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Byurcan,
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2/5/2014 | 1:53:38 PM
re: 5 Can't Miss Eikon Enhancements
The words "Reputable" and "Tweeting" (or in fact any other kind of internet commenting) definitely haven't belonged together for many years.
IvySchmerken
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IvySchmerken,
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2/4/2014 | 2:57:04 PM
re: 5 Can't Miss Eikon Enhancements
By incorporating sentiment analysis, Thomson Reuters is picking up on the wisdom of the crowd. As for reputable Tweeters, there are many John Does out there, so weighting their inputs with the more reputable Tweeters could give this service an edge.
Greg MacSweeney
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Greg MacSweeney,
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2/4/2014 | 1:21:16 PM
re: 5 Can't Miss Eikon Enhancements
'Reputable' Tweeters? In this example, I'm guessing 'John Doe' is the reputable one, since CNN threw it's reputation out the window long ago: ;)

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