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YipitData Launches ReadyPipe Custom Web Services

12/17/2018
Today YipitData, an alternative data firm that collects web data to analyze the operating performance of public and private companies, is launching a new service allowing clients to collect their ...

Mizuho Americas Adds Senior Biotech Analyst

12/10/2018
Recently, global investment bank Mizuho Americas announced that Mara Goldstein had joined their equity research department as managing director covering biotechnology companies.  Ms. Goldstein is the 4th new equity research ...

MiFID II Isn’t Working as Intended and Investors are Losing as a Result

12/06/2018
The following is a guest article authored by Scott Davis and Carter Copeland, founding partners of Melius Research, a  boutique research firm focused on the industrials sector launched in October ...
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French Attack MiFID II Research Unbundling Provisions

12/03/2018
Here’s a delicious irony: Brexit will allow Europe to throw off the yoke of burdensome UK regulation – in this case research unbundling rules imposed by UK regulators while MiFID ...
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IRP Sales Agent Financial Research Solutions Relaunches as Research Alliance

11/28/2018
Financial Research Solutions, a leading business development agent for independent research boutiques, initiated a campaign to promote independent research to the buy-side.  At the same time, the firm has restructured ...
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The Convergence of Investment Research and Alternative Data

11/26/2018
In the past year or two, a number of consultants have heralded the growing importance of alternative data to asset managers’ research process.  Simultaneously, many analysts have suggested that the ...

Refinitiv Takes First Step to Data Marketplace with Cloud-Based QA Direct

11/19/2018
Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, recently announced it was launching its QA Direct data platform in the cloud based on Microsoft Azure.  The move of ...
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European Research Market Needs a Reboot

11/12/2018
The following is a guest article written by Fabrice Bouland, CEO and co-founder of Paris-based research portal Alphametry. Dark matter in the markets According to MFS Investment Management chief economist Erik Weisman, ...
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Insight on SEC “No Action” Letter About Cash Payment for Bank Research

11/08/2018
Today, broker-dealer INTL FCStone, will be sponsoring a panel discussion in NYC regarding the impact MiFID II is or is likely to have on US asset managers.  One of the ...
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Wall Street Hiring Plans Weak for Sixth Straight Month

11/05/2018
While layoffs on Wall Street dipped sharply in October following a surge the prior month, new hiring plans remained weak as no new jobs were available for the sixth consecutive ...
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