September 11, 2018 182By Adrian Barkley
“Given the abundance of interest, we are exploring cryptocurrency related datasets... Whether of not we launch a crypto-related product remains to be seen.”The source that was working with Nasdaq on the effort said that ‘the new crypto functionality is currently being beta tested ahead of a launch targeted for November’. The source spoke to CoinDesk and said that the service would provide sentiment on over 500 digital crypto assets The source went on to say:
“There’s the social media sentiment part, so applying machine learning and NLP, which will start with Twitter andmight include StockTwits and then eventually perhaps Reddit.”The news comes after Adena Friedman, the CEO at Nasdaq mentioned earlier in the year that the business was looking into offering a kind of Bitcoin product in the future.