Natural Language Processing: An Inside Look at How NLP is Used in the Capital Markets

Waters examines how natural language processing and natural language generation tools are being used on Wall Street

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On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Linde, a German supplier of industrial-gas products, announced that it was entering into a "merger of equals" with US competitor Praxair in a deal valued at $35 billion. The pairing had been talked about for months. The market reacted by dropping Linde's stock price from 162.15 to a low of 156.00, and Praxair's from 122.32 to 116.47. But a subscriber of Bloomberg's Professional service was able to dig deeper. Using the terminal's "tren" function ─ short(er) for