Case Study #2

"NY Post Releases Acquisition News"

Charter Communications Inc.

News Event

January 17, 2017 at 10:33:00 am (EST) — The New York Post releases an article titled “Verizon Mulling Acquisition of Big Cable Company”, stating the most likely targets would be “Charter or Comcast”.

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Market Alert

Less than 1-minute after the press release, NewsHedge alerted its clients to the unusual trading event at 10:34:47 am (EST) as shares swiftly climbed from $297.69 to $300.19.

CHTR Squawk: Charter Coomunications Jogging Chart showing CHTR activity

Social Context

As news broke, Wall Street instantaneously took to Twitter to share information. According to Metricle's quantitative Twitter data, Twitter posts for Charter Communications produced a positive “buy” signal—as visually seen below.

CHTR Twitter Analytics

Alpha Generation

Over the next several trading sessions, our quantitative data continued to produce a positive "buy" signal—giving our clients even more conviction to remain long, or to add to their long position.

Chart showing CHTR weekly activity

Systematic Trading Data

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