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On The Mixed Success Of Independents

07/18/2016
eFinancialCareers published an article noting former Jefferies managing director Rod Manalo has left to start his own research boutique focused on M&A transactions, a move we reported over five months ...
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Liberum Capital Shows Top Buy Recommendation Performance For 3 Years Ending 6-30-16

07/18/2016
The top performing equity buy recommendations for the three year period ending June 30, 2016 came from London-based investment bank Liberum Capital, according to performance information collected by Investars, a ...
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Polls Show London Buy-Side Increasingly Paying For Research From Own Wallet

07/15/2016
Two Bloomberg polls taken less than four months apart highlight how strongly asset manager sentiment in London has shifted from funding research with client commissions to paying for research from ...
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US Equity Commissions Fell Slightly According To Latest Greenwich Survey

07/15/2016
US equity commissions fell 1% for the 12 months ended mid-February 2016, according to the latest Greenwich Associates’ North American Equity survey.  Commissions fell to an estimated $9.65 billion for ...
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Wall Street Layoffs Surge in June

07/14/2016
Following a sharp dip in layoffs in May, Wall Street layoffs surged in June to the highest level seen since early 2014 as bank executives trimmed their staffs due to ...
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MIT Report Highlights FinTech Crowdsourcing

07/13/2016
A recent report from MIT explores crowdsourcing and other novel predictive techniques being applied by hedge funds and FinTech startups. One example cited by the report is hedge fund Numerai which ...
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RBS Downsizes Fixed Income Research As MiFID II Looms

07/13/2016
Industry sources are telling us that a small number of investment banks are planning to provide fixed income research post-MiFID II with the expectation of being paid cash, even as ...
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BTIG Hires 3 Former Cowen REIT Analysts

07/12/2016
BTIG LLC, a US agency broker turned investment bank, continued its research hiring spree by hiring 3 REIT analysts formerly employed by Cowen and Company. James Sullivan, who was previously ...
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Macro Aggregator Substantive Research Partners with RSRCHXchange

07/12/2016
Substantive Research, an increasingly popular curator of daily macroeconomic research, has partnered with RSRCHXchange, a London-based research aggregator to facilitate purchase of some of the research featured in Substantive’s daily ...
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Behind Rabobank’s Decision To Outsource Research: Fewer Integrated Firms

07/11/2016
The following is commentary from Henk Slotboom, RBA, Managing Partner of Netherlands-based The Idea-Driven Equities Analyses company (the IDEA!), an employee-owned independent research provider focused on the Benelux countries and ...
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