Strategic Portfolio Management using #AlternativeData: FX Edition

Market participants live in the future. They price the net present value of tradeable assets, anticipating tomorrow's value from today's news cycle. But public policy risks present verbally while market risks must be measured quantitatively.


Fortunately, our patented technology squares this circle by translating the words of the public policy process into quantitative data. How can our award-winning, patented tech help you spot strategic signals in the public policy cycle? Today's example comes from our Bloomberg Terminal App. The context is #digitalcurrency and #cryptocurrency policy. Specifically: #CBDC.


15 seconds. That's all it took to load up the screen below and click on the first PDF that showed a large amount of intriguing keywords were present:

Clicking on that first PFD surfaced this Bundesbank speech:

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Subject matter experts and strategic portfolio managers will have a field day with the content, of course....particularly given the ongoing delays in implementing the Biden Administration's March 2022 Executive Order in the United States.


We are not a research company at BCMstrategy, Inc. so we will resist the urge to connect the dots for you.


Instead, today's 15 second find prompts us to remind you that important, under-reported developments are at your fingertips, delivered at the speed of light on the Bloomberg Terminal ({APPS PLCY <GO>} and available to our data customers across a broad range of issues, particularly digital currency, monetary policy, and climate finance.

If you are still using Google to surface information, you would be blissfully unaware that the Bundesbank is all in on the race to issue a digital version of a reserve currency. This is what a Google search showed as of this morning (7 September 2022) for the term "digital euro".


The most recent content is from two months ago....and from the ECB rather than the Bundesbank.


If you want to catch the policy shifts that matter, and if you want to anticipate what journalists might write about tomorrow, then you need to be using our quantitative and verbal data today.