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BCA Research Shutters Products & Reinvests to Focus on New Markets

Effective August 1, 2018, BCA Research plans to shut down five of its existing research products which management says are underperforming.  However, the firm plans to reinvest the savings from ...

Second Quarter Equities Volumes Ease From Robust First Quarter

The following is a guest article by Mark Culpin, a cash equities business analyst with previous experience at Redburn and Credit Suisse. Second quarter trading in European and US equities were ...

FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 6-30-18

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, ...

Satis Group Partners with Analyst Hub to Launch Crypto Research

Satis Group, a privately-held investment bank and advisory firm focused on cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, recently partnered with newly formed research infrastructure platform Analyst Hub, to launch its institutionally ...

BattleFin Announces Pending Launch of Alt Data Assessment & Testing Platform

A few weeks ago, BattleFin, who is creating an ecosystem to bring alternative data to the world through their events and technology businesses, announced the upcoming launch of its BattleFin ...

Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook in June

While layoffs on Wall Street dipped modestly in June, new hiring plans remained unchanged at the lowest level seen since October of last year.  Despite the mixed performance of these ...

Canaccord Genuity Adds Three Analysts to UK Financials Team

Canadian investment bank, Canaccord Genuity, recently announced that it had added three experienced equity research analysts to its UK-based Financials research.  Management noted that MiFID II was part of the ...

US IPO Market Remains Healthy in 2nd Qtr of 2018

According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, 61 IPOs were priced in the US during the 2nd Qtr of 2018, while the volume of capital raised totaled $13.1 bln ...

2018 NYC BattleFin Discovery Day Largest Yet

Last week, alternative asset management firm BattleFin held its 12th alternative data discovery day in New York aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.  This year’s event was a ...

Already Highly Selective, Research Readership Is Becoming More So

Engagement metrics from content distributor Street Contxt show that only a fraction of the research distributed to the buy-side gets consumed, and the challenge for research producers is getting worse ...
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