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Robert Goren
11-20-2014, 12:25 PM
CNBC has been touting it all morning. What is it and how is it different?

RaceBookJoe
11-20-2014, 01:32 PM
CNBC has been touting it all morning. What is it and how is it different?

this one? http://kenshoo.com/

Robert Goren
11-20-2014, 03:45 PM
this one? http://kenshoo.com/ Not the same outfit. This one only has one "o". Some sort of data processing outfit touting their search results or database or software as nearly as I can tell. Anyway it sound like it is a product for traders. Google didn't help me much on them. Anything in data processing peaks my interest right now.

ReplayRandall
11-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Not the same outfit. This one only has one "o". Some sort of data processing outfit touting their search results or database or software as nearly as I can tell. Anyway it sound like it is a product for traders. Google didn't help me much on them. Anything in data processing peaks my interest right now.

Here's something worth reading on Kensho, Robert...

http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/11/20/6547457/nbcuniversal-news-group-makes.html

Robert Goren
11-20-2014, 06:38 PM
So they are creating or have created this huge data base and are making it easy to quarry it. To use an example of a question CNBC highlighted today. How often has the S&P lost ground in October during year with off year elections since 1980? The answer they said was none. How useful is this type of information? How much you be willing to pay for it? There has to be something more to it than that, I think. I know they said it work across all markets, but still....... I was hoping somebody had an idea for a use for it other than answering market trivia. If you are a trader (and I know there are some who post here), what kind of questions would you ask it? Just wondering!

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11-20-2014, 09:24 PM
Robert-

This is an article from Forbes back in May.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2014/05/07/can-kensho-bring-google-style-search-to-stock-picking/