Why Big Data Finance

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Big Data is a fact, fueling a transformation of finance and the world of business in yet unpredictable ways.  Scientific parsing of big data and Data Analytics are encountering challenges to process data, produce meaningful inferences and maintain the integrity and the safety of its use.

The workshop “Big Data Finance” will assess the potential contributions of Big Data to Finance and its effects on businesses of finance, such High Frequency Trading, Sentiments, Credit Risk, Financial Analysis, Risk Management and Regulation, etc. The workshop will address in particular the following aspects of big data:

  • Data analytics vs. financial econometrics
  • Financial sentiment and news analysis
  • Behavioral data finance
  • Data security and legal protection
  • Big data and credit Risk
  • Integrating technology and the access to massive data sources
  • High-frequency trading and algorithmic execution as well as a number of topics to be raised by discussants and panelists