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The Battle for Number 10 Continues…

During the run-up to the Election, we have seen surprise shock results with the latest polls, published on the 6th June by YouGov, suggesting that Theresa May will fall 21 seats short of a majority, which would result in a hung parliament. Read on

Theresa Thinks She's Got The Election in The Bag- But Has She?

By using sentiment and social volume, as well as other indicators we were able to positively predict the outcome of the 2015 general election. So what can our data tell you about the current political environment for 2017 - do we expect to see a hung parliament? Read on

Latest UK General Election 2017 News

Here's our first instalment of insights into what's going on around the General Election this week. Read on

by Graham Cookson
in trading.co.uk , Big Data , Finance
on 07 June 2016

Digital Contact nominated in two categories for the 2016 SME Awards

Digital Contact receives two award nominations for the 2016 SME Awards, including Product of the Year for Trading.co.uk Read on

How Trading.co.uk users saw Merlin plead guilty to health and safety breaches before stock tumbled

It has been a turbulent year for Merlin Entertainment ever since, back on June 2, 2015, Alton Towers (one of Merlin’s top tourist attractions) saw one of the worst roller coaster incidents in recent memory, when a carriage filled with 16 people crashed into the back of an empty carriage on the ‘Smiler’ ride. Almost a year later and Alton Towers is back in the news. We take a look at how Trading.co.uk was able to pick up news of Merlin Entertainment's health and safety breach before news sources and stock in the company began to drop. Read on

Trading.co.uk catches Mercedes’ parent company's emissions investigation hours before major news sources

Trading.co.uk alerted users to the news of Mercedes-Benz' owner, Daimler, opening an internal investigation into emissions. Early morning Friday April 22, 2016 (UK & Europe time), it emerged that Daimler, the parent company of the Mercedes-Benz marque, said that it is conducting an internal investigation of its certification process for diesel exhaust emissions in the United States, at the request of the Justice Department. Trading.co.uk’s Pulse measurement originally alerted users to an unusual amount of activity around Daimler at 12:30am (CEST). The platform also monitored for more shifts in activity and alerted users throughout the morning to the shifts in the Pulse measurement. Read on