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Alacra, Inc. is a privately owned company that provides information and workflow tools to financial institutions, corporations, and professional services firms.

The company was originally founded as Data Downlink Corporation in 1996 by Steven Goldstein and Michael Angle, and was renamed Alacra, Inc. in June 2001. It is headquartered in New York with an office in London.[1]

Alacra received praise for going outside traditional media outlets and creating a "data feed produced by monitoring a group of financial commentators that includes bloggers."[2]


  1. ^ "Alacra, Inc. Profile at Bloomberg Businessweek". Bloomberg Businessweek. 
  2. ^ Ritholtz, Barry (10 May 2010). "Alacra: Hedgies Monitoring Blog Posts". Archived from the original on 30 March 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 

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