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BattleFin Discovery Day Gets Ready to Set Sail Aboard Intrepid

06/11/2018
On June 20th in New York City, alternative asset management firm BattleFin will be holding its annual New York Discovery Day conference aboard the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum. ...
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2018 Extel Research Results Belie MiFID II Unbundling Turmoil

06/06/2018
Exane BNP Paribas dominated the 2018 Extel survey, retaining its top equity research and sales rankings and claiming the categories of best overall broker and best overall research. Absolute Strategy ...
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Assessing MiFID II’s Impact in the US

06/04/2018
The following is a guest article by Mike Carrodus, founder of Substantive Research, a curator of daily macroeconomic research from sell-side brokers and independents, which will be hosting a conference ...

Deutsche Bank to Slash 10,000 Jobs & Refocus Firm

05/29/2018
Last week, Deutsche Bank management announced it was planning to slash headcount by as many as 10,000 positions to improve bank profitability, with a 25% cut in US and UK ...

Leerink Partners Adds Therapeutics Analyst from Buy-Side

05/21/2018
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 ...
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New Alternative Data Standard-Setting Body Publishes Privacy Best Practices

05/17/2018
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

05/14/2018
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 ...
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Wall Street Jobs Outlook Sours in April

05/07/2018
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 ...
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Batman vs. Superman: Can Active Asset Managers Fight Back Against the Quants?

05/02/2018
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

04/30/2018
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 ...
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