Case Study #4

"Technical Trading Event"

Fiat Chrysler Automobile N.V.

News Event

January 18, 2017 at 2:43:50 pm (EST) — Fiat Chrysler was trading normal most of the day. Suddenly, price jumped on over one million shares.

Market Alert

NewsHedge alerted its clients to the unusual trading event at 2:44:11 pm (EST) as shares rose from $9.56 to $9.87.

FCAU Squawk: Fiat Chrysler Spiking Chart showing FCAU activity

Social Context

As this technical trading event happened, Wall Street instantaneously took to Twitter to share information. According to Metricle's quantitative Twitter data, Twitter posts for Fiat Chrysler produced a positive "buy" signal—as visually seen below.

FCAU 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 FCAU weekly activity

Systematic Trading Data

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