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Leerink Partners Adds Therapeutics Analyst from Buy-Side

Boston-based healthcare investment bank, Leerink Partners, recently announced the hiring of Mani Foroohar, MD to its research team as Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering Therapeutics stocks.  Dr. Foroor ...

New Alternative Data Standard-Setting Body Publishes Privacy Best Practices

The Investment Data Standards Organization (IDSO), a non-profit comprised of producers, distributors and users of alternative data, has publicly released a set of best practices for datasets which include personally ...

Hedge Fund Settles Washington DC Insider Trading Case

Last week hedge fund, Visium Asset Management agreed to pay more than $10 million to settle SEC insider trading charges that it had traded drug company stocks based on inside ...

Wall Street Jobs Outlook Sours in April

Layoffs on Wall Street surged in April for the second consecutive month to the highest level seen since November of last year.  In addition, new hiring plans also dipped sharply ...

Batman vs. Superman: Can Active Asset Managers Fight Back Against the Quants?

The following is a guest article written by Fabrice Bouland, CEO and co-founder of Paris-based research portal Alphametry. Active managers are feeling the heat.  Risk premia strategies, robot-advisors, systematic funds and ...

Gordon Haskett Announces Geolocation Data Partnership with Alpha Hat

New York-based independent research firm, Gordon Haskett Research Advisors (GHRA), recently announced a partnership to distribute foot traffic data provided by Alpha Hat, an alternative data platform to clients via ...

Deutsche Bank Was Top Conference Sponsor in Q1 2018

Deutsche Bank was the leading sponsor of investment conferences in the first quarter of 2018, edging out Citibank and JP Morgan, according to investor relations platform provider Virtua.  London’s popularity ...

FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 3-30-18

The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three year period ending March 30, 2018 came from boutique investment bank FIG Partners, according to performance information collected by Investars, ...

AlphaSights: Expert Network Industry Will Be $5+ Billion

The following is a Q&A with AlphaSights’ co-CEO Max Cartellieri, who co-founded the firm with Andrew Heath in 2008.  AlphaSights is one of the fastest growing expert networks, having grown ...

The Big Data & Machine Learning Revolution

In a few weeks, big data analytics provider RavenPack, will be holding its premier one day event on big data and machine learning in London.  Speakers at this year’s conference ...
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