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Seaport Global Securities Adds Healthcare Coverage

Regional investment bank Seaport Global Securities, recently announced the addition of Managing Director and Senior biotechnology and specialty pharmaceuticals analyst Vernon Bernardino.  With the addition of Bernardino, Seaport is launching ...

Bellwether Research Valuations Continue to Improve in Q3 2017

According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, average valuations for large publicly traded research and information firms increased in the third ...

Biotech Analyst Charged with Insider Trading

A former Zacks biotech analyst and two employees of Chicago–based brokerage firm, LBMZ Securities, were recently charged with insider trading for alleged activity taken by the three between 2012 and ...

Stock Correlations Fall Back to Pre-Crisis Levels

As we noted in January, market conditions for stock pickers – and fundamental equity research providers – have improved as stocks are less likely to move in lock step than ...

The Great MiFID II Reshuffle: What is “Quality” Research and How to Produce More of It Despite the Squeeze on Budgets?

The following is a guest article by Jack Kokko, Founder and CEO of AlphaSense, creators of an AI-powered search engine. With the effective date of MiFID II around the corner, ...

MiFID II and Research: What’s the Exchange Rate between a Soft and a Hard Dollar?

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.  So that’s it, game over. The past ...

Research Funding Update: Eating Research Costs Becomes Consensus For European Asset Managers

A series of announcements last week provided the tipping point for European asset managers, forcing some who previously expected to charge clients for research to change policies.  Under MiFID II, ...

Privacy Watchdogs Worry About Hedge Fund Use of Geolocation Data

Organizations focused on consumer privacy are raising concerns about hedge fund use of mobile phone users’ location data, according to a recent article in Financial News. Frederike Kaltheuner, a policy officer ...

Ned Davis Partners with Guggenheim to Launch Thematic UIT Series

New-York based Guggenheim Investments, recently announced that it has partnered with Ned Davis Research, Inc. (NDR), a Venice, Florida-based independent research firm, to launch a new series of Unit Investment ...

Asset Managers Bet That Research Costs Not Important

The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting which specializes in research procurement issues including research budgeting and valuation.  Managers planning to use client money for ...
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