Evan A. Schnidman is the founder and CEO of Prattle.
Prattle is a financial research automation company that specializes in generating tradable quantitative signals from market-moving communications. Launched in 2014, Prattle analyzes the content of market-moving communications from central banks, corporations and regulators. Prattle’s proprietary sentiment analysis methodology maps linguistic patterns to market response to identify likely future outcomes. The applications of Prattle’s cutting-edge technology are transforming the way financial services professionals conduct investment research.
Prior to founding Prattle, Evan was a noted academic. He earned his BA and MA from Washington University in St. Louis and his PhD from Harvard University; Evan was also on faculty at Brown University. As an academic, Evan was widely published in political economy, game theory, finance and public policy. His book, How the Fed Moves Markets, is a must read for academics and practitioners seeking to understand how Federal Reserve communications influence financial markets.
In addition to his academic work, Evan has served as a political and economic risk consultant to large corporations and financial institutions. Evan’s time as a consultant was heavily influenced by his experience working on Capitol Hill.
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