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US Bulge Bracket Equities Revenues Down 5% in Second Quarter

07/25/2016
Equities revenues for the five largest US investment banks decreased 5% in aggregate in the second quarter of 2016 from the prior year, reflecting strong results a year ago when ...

Morningstar 2nd Qtr Earnings Slips 1.2%

07/25/2016
Last week Chicago-based independent investment research, data and analytics firm, Morningstar Inc. (MORN), reported that second-quarter profit slipped 1.2% to $31.8 million from $32.2 mln in the same quarter last ...
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Investment Banks Begin To Embrace Big Data

07/22/2016
Although independent research firms have been the early innovators applying alternative data to research, presentations at a recent Ravenpack conference showcased the growing big data prowess of large investment banks. ...
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Research Aggregator Research Tree Makes Enhancements

07/21/2016
Research Tree, a research aggregator targeted to UK retail investors, has expanded its content to include 24 research providers, up from 19 as of April 2016.  The platform now has ...
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Former MKM Partners Commission Management Head Moves To Fintech

07/20/2016
The former head of commission management for MKM Partners, John McGough, has joined Castine Consulting, a software firm offering commission management tools, along with other fintech products.  MKM Partners hired ...
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Redburn Grew 15% In Year Ended March As Bulge Equity Revenues Shrank 12%

07/20/2016
Redburn, one of the largest and most successful independent research firms, grew its revenues 15% for the twelve months ending March 31, 2016, according to regulatory filings.  MiFID II appears ...
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Vertical Research Brings on New Partner to Add Aerospace and Defense Coverage

07/19/2016
Earlier this week, Stamford, CT based independent research firm, Vertical Research Partners (VRP) announced that it had brought on Robert Stallard as partner to cover a new sector for the ...
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US Brokers Ponder Whether To Seek Regulatory Clearance To Accept Cash Payments For Research

07/19/2016
We are hearing from various sources that the US securities industry trade association, SIFMA, held a meeting last week to discuss whether to approach the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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Sterne Agee CRT Shuttered After Spinning Off Fixed Income Unit

07/19/2016
Sterne Agee CRT is being shut down about one year after buying Sterne Agee’s equity business, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.  Private-equity firm Aquiline Capital Partners LLC ...
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Gerson Lehrman Will Open New London Office Despite Brexit

07/18/2016
Leading expert network Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) will be moving its London offices to a new office building which is the new headquarters of The Estée Lauder Companies’ UK operations ...
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