"We look forward to providing our buy side clients with actionable trade ideas and confirmations as well as generating new order flow for our sell side partners" commented John Coulter, President and CEO of Titan.
Titan chief executive John Coulter says the vendor receives updates from Insider Insights on a weekly basis and Recorded Future as events occur, and incorporates these as additional values on its feed of signals.
"We have our models based on price, volatility and our suite of algorithms, then we take the unstructured data and use it as an overlay, by adding an alerting column… so we can serve up sentiment changes and upcoming actions within our signal stream," he
Though these indicators, and other inputs from social media sources, may not be mature enough to serve as standalone indicators, Titan
is "bullish on social media sentiment and predictive analytics in general," Coulter
says, adding that they provide "value-added indicators around our own data, which proprietary traders looking for ideas can use as a heads-up."
says the vendor is in discussions with clients about expanding its coverage to international markets depending on customer demand, such as Latin America-including BM&F Bovespa in Brazil and Mexican stock exchange Bolsa Mexicana de Valores-and the London Stock Exchange, which Titan
aims to support by year-end, as well as Japan.
In fact, the vendor is already in talks to provide Japanese tick data to one client, he
"The importance of social media aggregation, and how that might influence the price of a stock, cannot be ignored," said John Coulter, CEO of Atlanta-based Titan Trading Analytics, which uses MarketPsych's data.
"They are scraping all the social media, such as Twitter, blogs and Yahoo Finance," John Coulter, Titan's CEO, says of MarketPsych.
John Coulter, president and CEO at Titan Trading Analytics, says it still has some way to go before it can be a truly useful source for informing trading decisions.
"We see it as an overlaying data element at this point.
The basis of what we do is very quantitative on price and volatility," he
"What Titan has developed over the last five years is extremely difficult and costly for most non-bulge bracket firms to leverage," John Coulter, president and CEO of Titan Trading Analytics, told Markets Media.
""As the amount of data continues to grow into the billions of data points a day, alpha generation becomes more and more challenging for the average trader; we are breaking down a huge barrier to entry by hosting hard-to-obtain research and technology which to date, only elite brokers and hedge funds have leveraged to their advantage."
, whose data center contains terabytes of tick data and unstructured data in the form of machine readable news and social media sentiment, runs ten behavioral Trading Models which are effective in all market conditions.
"The models are designed to simultaneously monitor real-time tick data and identify historical matches on up to eight different time series," Coulter
"This is technology typically used by higher-end hedge funds or bulge bracket firms," said John Coulter, president and CEO of Titan.
is democratizing quantitative research."
The Titan TickAnalyst
offers users recommendations based on its database of extensive historical information and 10 algos that search for trading recommendations.
It added a social media sentiment-aggregating component to its functionality in March.
It gets social media data from third party market data provider MarketPsych, which draws it from Twitter
said the firms sees social media monitoring technology gaining critical mass and capable of giving a more complete picture of the potential movement of a stock.