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Our Mission

Applying behavioral economics to investment outcomes

Sentiment Data

We produce the global standard in financial sentiment data derived from thousands of news and social media outlets

Asset Management

Our team develops alpha generation and risk management models based on market psychology

Investor Profiling

We integrate personality testing and practice management tools to help advisors better serve their clients

Our Data

The backbone of our research analytics

Real-Time and Multi-Dimensional

Sentiment scores are computed on a minutely basis for a variety of complex emotions and macroeconomic topics using our proprietary natural language processing engine.

Global Entity Recognition

All major investable assets are tracked, including global bonds and stock indicies, currencies, commodities, and equities. Our entity recognition covers more than 12,000 global companies.

Comprehensive Source Coverage

Monitoring of all major news and social media outlets, both print and online, with history back to 1998. Continuously updated sources, including regional stock message boards.

Our Team

Our passion is to improve financial behavior through technology

Richard Peterson, MD


Dr. Peterson is CEO of the MarketPsych group of companies where he leads MarketPsych's data and asset management division. He has trained thousands of professionals globally to leverage behavioral insights. Dr. Peterson is a board-certified psychiatrist.

Frank F Murtha, PhD


MarketPsych's co-founder, Dr. Murtha specializes in helping others apply behavioral finance to build relationships, increase AUM and improve returns. He has consulted dozens of leading financial institutions and trained thousands of professionals.

Changjie Liu, MFE


Changjie Liu is Head of Research at MarketPsych. He has been involved in sentiment research and trading strategies for the last eight years. At MarketPsych he investigates quantitative asset trading models based on sentiment reactions in global markets.

Diego Gutierrez


Mr. Gutierrez is CTO at MarketPsych. He has 20 years experience managing complex multitechnology projects. At MarketPsych, he architects queue handling, on-demand clusters for horizontal scalability, and language interoperability.

Aleksander Fafula, PhD


For more than twelve years Dr. Fafula has worked on distributed systems related to data security and the financial markets. He has developed applications in cloud computing, data mining, time series modeling and artificial intelligence.

Tayyab Tariq


Mr. Tayyab Tariq is the Chief Technology Officer at Red Buffer. Mr. Tayyab is a Fulbright scholar with a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, and BS in Computer Science degree from FAST – NUCES.

Mark Harbour, CFA/CPA/CIMA


Mark is the operational lead at MarketPsych Insights. He has worked as a senior integrated wealth manager to the high net worth and family office market for over 30 years. Mark is an active member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles and a past National Chair of IMCAs Wealth Management Committee.

Aaron L Gilman, CFA/CFP


Aaron developed the Insights platform. He arrived at MarketPsych from the world of financial planning, portfolio management, and wealth management services. In addition, Aaron serves as the Chief Investment Officer and president of the wealth management division for a large RIA with a national footprint.

David M. Rosenblatt Psy.D.


Dr. Rosenblatt is an investor coach for MarketPsych, an expert in stress management, and an avid individual investor.

Technical Team

The backbone of our production systems, our technical team specializes in cloud computing, distributed storage, web crawler frameworks and performance optimization

In partnership with Thomson Reuters, Ketchum Trading and multiple academic groups

Latest Developments


June 21, 2018

A slick new one minute video about our Thomson Reuters MarketPsych Indices data feed.

June 07, 2018

We'll be at BattleFin's Intrepid conference on June 20th in New York - let us know if you'd like to meet!

June 07, 2018

We are presenting on "The Psychology of Bubbles" at the forthcoming “AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance” on 27 – 28 June 2018, London.

June 04, 2018

MarketPsych's CJ Liu and Alice Fu are meeting clients and presenting at Thomson Reuters' "AI and Machine Learning in Finance" conference next week in Taipei - please contact us if you'd like a meeting.

May 18, 2018

We've published a new 3.5 minute video introducing the TRMI data feeds.

April 01, 2018

We look forward to seeing clients and the data-interested in New York City and at Consensus 2018 on May 14-16.

April 01, 2018

There have been a tremendous volume of inquiries and activity around our innovative Cryptocurrencies sentiment feed!  Bitcoin sentiment is currently in production and available through Thomson Reuters, and cryptocurrencies sentiment is not yet released (although the Beta version is available for vetting). Please submit inquiries through the Contact form on our website.  

March 31, 2018

We had a wonderful time seeing clients in Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Frankfurt and Zurich this month!  Than you to everyone for your hospitality!

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