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Another View On the FCA’s Research Unbundling Policies

The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, Managing Director of Commcise Software Limited, a London-based provider of commission management software.  Full analysis of the FCA’s final research unbundling ...

FIG Partners Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 6-30-17

Boutiques focused on the financial sector continue to benefit from its robust market performance.  The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three year period ending June 30, 2017 ...

Bellwether Research Valuations Increased in Q2 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 second ...

What Could Save Equity Research?

The following is a guest article from Randle Reece, an equity research analyst who recently lost his job when Avondale Partners exited its cash equities business this past March.  Reece ...

Study: Sell-Side Could Lose $240 mln due to MiFID II

According to a new study published by Hong Kong based consultancy, Quinlan & Associates, the global investment banking community could record losses of as much as $240 mln (£188 mln) ...

EIU Top Country Forecaster According to FocusEconomics

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) was the top economic forecaster for country-level macroeconomic indicators for the period from January 2015 through December 2016, according to research aggregator FocusEconomics. FocusEconomics, a Spanish ...

US Gov’t Charges Insider Trading Against Providers & Users of Political Intelligence

Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC brought indictments against political intelligence analyst David Blaszczak, a current CMS executive, and two hedge fund analysts for allegedly using ...

Wells Fargo Wins 2017 US Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities garnered the highest number of awards assigned by Thomson Reuters for buy/sell recommendations and earnings estimates for US stocks during the 2016 calendar year. Stifel ...

Hedge Fund Launches Rise as AUM Hits Record Level

According to data released by Hedge Fund Research (HFR), the number of new hedge fund launches totaled 189 in the first quarter of 2017, up from 153 in the prior ...

JP Morgan: Alternative Data Is Altering Investment Landscape

Data that has previously driven markets, such as earnings releases or governmental economic releases, is being increasingly arbitraged by new alternative data sources, according to a report by JP Morgan’s ...
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