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TH Data Capital employs big data to predict Chinese market performance for investors

TH Data Capital formally has launched an alternative to the traditional financial research model, using big data expertise and a deep understanding of financial markets to provide advanced predictions of business performance in China. 

TH Data Capital is the first, and only, company that offers big data analytics expertise coupled with an analyst-driven approach. This differs significantly from IT driven research firms that look at reams of data, but lack the skills to interpret it correctly to make it actionable.
Reliable business intelligence on China is hard to find, but it has become tremendously significant to any consumer-oriented company that operates internationally. TH Data Capital’s intelligence covers all of the larger Chinese companies that are listed on US stock exchanges, as well as consumer-facing US and multinational companies doing business in China. The firm also provides custom studies on smaller or private Chinese companies, as well as those who want industry- or sector-wide intelligence.
The firm’s clients include hedge funds, private equity funds, and companies with a commitment to the consumer market in China.
Known as TH Capital before announcing its formal shift in strategy, TH Data Capital was founded by former leading Wall Street analyst Tian X Hou. Before starting the firm, Tian was a senior analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, C.E. Unterberg Towbin, and Pali Capital. She has more than 15 years of experience covering the Chinese market.
Some of the TH Data Capital’s innovative research methods include GPS insights, data-scrubbing technology, and predictive analytics. The firm collects billions of publicly available data bits in real-time and then processes it in proprietary financial models that allow TH Data Capital to accurately predict company performance in China weeks before quarterly earnings are issued.
TH Data Capital recently formed a joint venture entity with e-commerce company, China’s largest B2C online retailer by transaction volume and revenue. The partnership combines’s ownership of massive volumes of consumer purchasing data with TH Data Capital’s data and analytics models to yield indices for 12 major retail verticals and 68 different subverticals. The indices track trends in China consumer spending changes monthly and have proven value for hedge funds, private equity, and corporations.

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