Natural language processing, or NLP, is a branch of artificial intelligence research. Increasingly, it has been applied to the investment field—particularly in earnings sentiment analysis. David Pope, CFA, of S&P Global Market Intelligence, explains both the general development and specific projects they have conducted to explore developing tools for investment professionals. These tools leverage some of the most recent developments in NLP technology that are used to perform investment analysis.
The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.