A company that already aims to help investors navigate the U.S. quarterly earnings season is about to add another layer of transparency to its offering. Estimize.com is rolling out a predictive analytics system this week to enhance the data set of earning
The Wall Street Consensus Is No Longer the Only Earnings Game in Town. Estimize aggregates earnings forecasts from sell-side analysts, buy-side investors, private investors, and students. The estimates on Estimize have proven to be more accurate than brok
This week, Estimize introduces new ways of breaking down the consensus estimates. Instead of taking the simple average of individual estimates, Estimize now weighs them by several dozen quantitative factors to produce a variety of predictive results. The
Estimize does not rely solely on sell-side analysts; rather, they crowd-source company earnings estimates. They established an online community that allows many different types of investors to contribute forecasts: Buyside, individual traders, independent
Estimize is part of a wave of fintech innovation in New York ushered in by the financial crisis. According to "The Rise of Fintech," a report from Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the city is the fastest-growing market for fintech inv
AS THIS year's congressional elections in America steadily draw closer, incumbents and hopefuls running for office are planning to spend billions of dollars on their campaigns. Much of this cash will be spent on paying savvy analysts to use big...
No one knows this better than Drogen, who left the hedge fund world to found a tech startup, Estimize, which allows market watchers to predict financial results for companies. In March, Estimize launched Mergerize.com, for people to post their guesses abo
While there are many inefficient industries being reimagined by a new breed of entrepreneur, arguably one of the sectors most in need of some 21st century re-reworkingis financial services. A future with more accountability, more transparency,...
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