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Casey Quirk Foresees Radical Change For Asset Management Industry

12/23/2016
Asset managers face headwinds which will result in lower future revenue growth and lower margins, according to a new white paper from money management consulting firm Casey Quirk by Deloitte.  ...
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Two Sigma Sponsors Contest to Recruit Data Scientists

12/22/2016
New York-based quantitative hedge fund, Two Sigma, is sponsoring a contest and paying $100,000 in prize money to the data scientists who produce the seven best machine-learning algorithms. Two Sigma's ...
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Jefferies Switches Thai Distribution Partners To Increase Research Coverage

12/21/2016
Jefferies, one the larger mid-tier investment banks, partnered with a Thai investment bank which will provide equity research coverage of Thai stocks and local brokerage for Jefferies clients.  The move ...
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2016 In Perspective: New Research Products Proliferate Thanks To Regulatory Change

12/21/2016
Much of the new research-related product development we chronicled in 2016 was stimulated by new regulation, as firms developed new offerings to assist with new research procurement rules under MiFID ...
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Research Aggregator RSRCHXchange Survey Shows Asset Managers Undecided On MiFID II Payment Process

12/20/2016
Research distributor RSRCHXchange conducted a poll of 220 European asset managers which found that half are still unsure how they will pay for research when MiFID II comes into force ...
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Median Equity Research Analyst Bonus Will Be $30,000 in 2016 According To LinkedIn

12/20/2016
LinkedIn has published a list of the professions with the largest annual cash bonuses, and equity research analysts were number 10, right after senior corporate counsel.  According to LinkedIn, equity ...
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Moody’s Goes Negative On Asset Management Outlook

12/19/2016
Moody’s Investors Services issued a negative outlook on the asset management industry because of rising passive products and lower fees. Moody’s changed its outlook for asset managers from stable to ...

Qineqt Raises $1.3 mln in Series A Round

12/19/2016
Qineqt, a New York City-based data architecture company for buy-side investors, recently announced it had raised $1.3 mln in the first close of its Series A round of financing to ...
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Cantor Fitzgerald Hires 2 Healthcare Analysts As It Narrows Focus

12/16/2016
Cantor Fitzgerald, a mid-tier NY investment bank, hired two healthcare analysts, doubling down on healthcare as it has reduced coverage from six verticals to just three. The firm hired former ...
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Geospatial Firm RS Metrics Expands Product Line In Response to Competition

12/16/2016
Geospatial analysis firm RS Metrics showcased a new macro tracker product, saying that it was measuring stronger year-over-year US retailer traffic for the fourth quarter across most of its coverage ...
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