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FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 12-31-17

01/15/2018
The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three year period ending December 31, 2017 came from boutique investment bank FIG Partners, according to performance information collected by Investars, ...
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Upcoming Alternative Data Conference Expects 100 Data Providers

01/10/2018
BattleFin, an asset management firm which offers events and technology for sourcing alternative data, has scheduled three alternative data events for 2018, the most immediate being BattleFin Discovery Day Miami ...
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Wall Street Job Outlook Brightens in December

01/08/2018
Layoffs on Wall Street plunged in December to the lowest level seen since June, while new hiring slipped after posting a strong gain the previous month.  Consequently, annual layoffs totaled ...

Citigroup Fined $11.5 mln for Displaying Inaccurate Research Ratings

01/02/2018
Last week the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced that it had fined New York investment bank Citigroup Global Markets $5.5 mln and mandated the firm pay $6 mln in ...

Will MiFID II Lead RPs To Start Up Funds?

12/26/2017
With MiFID II slated to be rolled out next week, the question many research providers are asking is how they can prove their worth to buy-side clients who now need ...
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Research Accounting Will Be Best Practice Irrespective of How Payments Are Funded

12/20/2017
The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, Managing Director of Commcise Software Limited, a London-based provider of commission management software.  Research accounting – mapping research costs and usage to ...
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Interview With UBS COO Barry Hurewitz, Part 1: Focus on Where You Deliver Value

12/18/2017
The following is the first of a three-part Q&A with Barry Hurewitz, Managing Director and COO of UBS Investment Research Division. Hurewitz was recruited from Morgan Stanley to UBS in ...
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London Conference Will Showcase IRPs

12/13/2017
London-based Research for Investors will be holding its fourth annual conference showcasing independent macro, policy and FICC providers.  A link to the brochure can be found here. The Global Independent Research ...
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Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook during November

12/11/2017
Layoffs on Wall Street surged in November, while new hiring plans posted the largest increase since November of last year.  However, we don’t believe that this mixed jobs outlook reflects ...
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New Research Valuation Study Shows Divergence Between Fixed Income and Equity Managers

12/04/2017
Fixed income-oriented asset managers are reacting differently to the unbundling provisions under MiFID II than equity managers, according to a report released by Integrity Research Associates.  The findings are based ...
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