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Video Interview with Paul Hawtin, Founder of Derwent Capital, "The Twitter Hedge Fund"

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 07:20:00 GMT

On July 1st 2011, London based Derwent Capital Markets launched the Derwent Absolute Return Fund which became known in the industry as the "Twitter Hedge Fund'. This highly anticipated hedge fund is Europe's first to utilize sentiment derived from real-time social media data analysis.

- How the Twitter hedge funds's signals are computed
- Operational set up and infrastructure of Derwent
- Trade generation
- The "Michael Jackson" Test: Is the Twitter hedge fund an automated black box?
- Risk Management
- Will large scale analysis of social media be part of quant trading and investing from now on?
- Who is invested in the Twitter hedge fund?
- Capacity, Target return

Derwent Capital Markets Ltd is a London based, family owned investment boutique, authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority.

Get the Paper on which the Fund is Based HERE

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