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Alternative Data Platform DataMonster Acquired by Knoema

Alternative data aggregator Adaptive Management, which has historically marketed its capabilities as DataMonster, will be merging with another data platform, Knoema.  For Knoema, the purchase of Adaptive Management adds an ...

Study: Robo-Analysts Outdo Traditional Research Analysts

According to a recently published academic study, “robo-analysts” provide investors with a number of benefits over their human counterparts, including producing a more balanced distribution of buy, hold and sell ...

Canadian Boutique Mackie Research Had Top 2019 Buy Recommendation Performance

The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three-year period ending December 31, 2019 came from Toronto-based Mackie Research Capital Corporation, according to performance information collected by Investars, a ...
Premium Exclusive Turns Attention to ESG Data

Reflecting surging interest in ESG analysis,, an industry association focused on electronic research distribution, has formed a working group to explore whether to create a taxonomy for environmental, social, ...

Expert Networks Continue to Present Compliance Challenges

The following is a guest article by Susan Mathews, Principal & Founder of Madigail Consulting, LLC a securities compliance consultant providing research and ethics compliance, training and external CCO services ...

AI-Driven Research Firm Aiera Raises $7 Million After Pivot

Aiera, a new wave research firm founded by former internet analyst Ken Sena, secured $7 million in a Series A funding after refocusing on real-time analysis of earnings calls and ...
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Visible Alpha Promotes Mark Hale to CEO

Visible Alpha, the New York-based research technology firm founded by a consortium of sell-side investment banks, just announced the appointment of Mark Hale as Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Hale succeeds ...
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US IPO Activity Starts off Steady in 2020

US IPO activity started off the year steady in January 2020 as 9 deals were priced during the month, 13% higher than the number of new deals priced in December.  ...
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No Worries as Evercore ISI Revenues Slide

Evercore ISI revenues continued their decline through 2019 yet Evercore management professed comfort in belief that its research was gaining share.  Evercore announced a 6% reduction in staff but insisted ...

Alternative Data, It’s Not Just For Hedge Funds Any More

The following is a guest article by Jeff West, the founder of StreetFeeds, a leading provider of product development, licensing, and distribution services to the financial market data industry (  ...
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