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Research Funding Update: More Asset Managers Paying Alongside Commissions

06/25/2018
We added only a few new managers to our latest research funding scorecard—all of whom paying research costs alongside commissions.  Consequently assets associated with P&L payments for research no longer ...
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2018 NYC BattleFin Discovery Day Largest Yet

06/25/2018
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 ...
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AlternativeData.org Launches Enhanced Website & Alt Data Directory

06/22/2018
Today, AlternativeData.org, the free website providing information, insights and resources for the alternative data industry, is launching a new website with an enhanced user interface and increased functionality for its ...
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Cowen Launches Alternative Data Subsidiary

06/21/2018
Cowen Inc., a mid-sized NY investment bank, set up a distinct alternative data unit, making it the first investment bank to proactively market alternative data as a standalone subscription service. ...
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Already Highly Selective, Research Readership Is Becoming More So

06/21/2018
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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New Research Boutique Focuses on Company Management and Alternative Data

06/19/2018
Staffed with former hedge fund analysts, new independent research firm Paragon Intel conducts analysis and due diligence on CEOs, while separately marketing a sophisticated aviation database. Paragon Intel’s core research ...
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RBC, ECU Group and Bloomberg Hailed in 2018 Technical Analysis Awards

06/18/2018
Technical analysis offered by RBC Capital Markets was the most highly honored bank in the 2018 awards given by the London-based publication The Technical Analyst.  Currency manager The ECU Group ...
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ONEaccess Founder Leaves Visible Alpha For New Startup

06/15/2018
Mike Stepanovich, formerly CEO of ONEaccess, has left Visible Alpha eighteen months after the merger of the two firms to join a new investor relations startup.  Visible Alpha’s Chief Revenue ...
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Why Can’t U.S. Sell-Side Research Departments Become RIAs?

06/14/2018
In the wake of MiFID II, many financial market participants continue to argue how US investment banks can accept cash payments from asset managers for their research and not violate ...
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The US Will Not Follow MiFID II Unbundling

06/13/2018
The central discussion at yesterday’s well-attended Unbundling Uncovered USA conference organized by Substantive Research was when the rigorous new requirements governing the purchase of investment research might be cascading to ...
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