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French Independent AlphaValue Launches Crowdfunding Site

10/19/2018
Paris-based AlphaValue, a leading European independent research firm which has embraced various business models, launched new website branded ‘Slice by AlphaValue’ which allows investors to ‘co-finance’ coverage for specific stocks.  ...
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Just How Big Is Alternative Data Spending?

10/19/2018
Financial services consultant Aite Group estimates asset manager spending on alternative data at $544 million in 2018, up 22% from an estimated $446 million in 2017, in a report released ...
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Crux Raises $20 mln in Series B Funding Round

10/18/2018
Yesterday, alternative data engineering firm, Crux Informatics announced that it had closed a $20 mln Series B funding round.  Investors in the latest financing round include quantitative hedge fund Two ...
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Q3 US Bulge Equities Revenues Up 8% While Easing Further Sequentially

10/18/2018
Equities revenues of the largest US banks slid 15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2018 yet they remained 8% above last year’s results.  Goldman Sachs regained the second-place position ...
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MiFID II Increases Risk of Research Underspending – Performance Implications?

10/17/2018
The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting (http://www.frostconsulting.co.uk/) which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases. There is a deafening silence regarding the ...
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Alternative Data Researcher M Science Enhances Flagship Video Game Data

10/17/2018
M Science, the alternative data research provider originally known as Majestic Research, added video game viewership data from Twitch to its recently released analytic platform, M Data Viz, further strengthening ...
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Despite MiFID II, UK Trading Costs Higher in Q2 2018

10/16/2018
European commission rates stabilized in the second quarter of 2018 after the initial dislocation of shifting all trading to execution-only in the first quarter of 2018 as MiFID II took ...
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Deutsche Bank Launches AI Tool to Analyze ESG Factors Impacting Stocks

10/15/2018
Data scientists at Deutsche Bank have recently announced the launch of an artificial intelligence tool created to analyze and quantify the numerous non-financial and ESG related factors that could impact ...
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Market Profile Theorems Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 9-30-18

10/15/2018
The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three-year period ending September 30, 2018 came from quantitative boutique Market Profile Theorems, according to performance information collected by Investars, a ...
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Bernstein Buying Autonomous Research?

10/12/2018
UK-based financial services boutique Autonomous Research is rumored to be selling to Alliance Bernstein for $110 million, according to an article in Financial News.  A deal would have strategic benefits ...
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