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Seaport Global Hires Two Ex-Sterne Agee CRT Analysts

08/09/2016
Seaport Global Securities, a NY mid-tier investment bank, hired two former Sterne Agee CRT analysts covering the industrials sector.  The firm has also added nine salespeople and sales traders over ...
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New Macro Strategy Firm Partners With Big Data Firm Predata

08/09/2016
Nightberg, a New York-based macro strategy research firm, has partnered with big data firm Predata to incorporate policy research into their offerings. Nightberg, founded last year by two macro hedge fund ...
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New Data Provider Quandl Moves Toward Alternative Data

08/08/2016
Toronto-based data supplier Quandl is expanding its database offerings as it diversifies beyond market data.  The firm has also developed a taxonomy for alternative data. Quandl currently offers market data ...
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US Bulge Firms Grow Equities Market Share As Non-US Banks Restructure

08/08/2016
Equity revenues for the top nine investment banks were flat sequentially for the second quarter and down 13% year over year, totaling just under $10.5 billion for the quarter, down ...
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Layoffs on Wall Street Plunge in July

08/08/2016
Following a surge in layoffs in June, Wall Street layoffs plunged in July to a level that remained higher than what has been seen in four of the past six ...
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US Department Of Labor Proposes Elimination Of Soft Dollar Disclosure

08/05/2016
The US Department of Labor (DOL) will no longer require pension funds to disclose soft dollar expenses incurred by asset managers under a new proposal from the regulator.  The move ...
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Crowd-Sourced Expert Network Slingshot Insights Works Deal With Seeking Alpha

08/05/2016
Crowdsourced primary research firm Slingshot Insights is being promoted by Seeking Alpha as part of a new collaboration.  In return, Slingshot Insight is offering Seeking Alpha readers free access to ...
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Loop Capital Opens Equity Research Business After Topeka Capital Shut Down

08/04/2016
Chicago-based investment bank, Loop Capital Markets, announced that it was expanding its cash equities business to add an equity research group, hiring analysts recently laid off as Topeka Capital Markets ...
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Big Data Geopolitical Researcher Predata Raises $3.5 Million

08/04/2016
Predata, a big data research firm that uses social media to predict geopolitical risk, secured $3.25 million in a venture funding round led by Edison Partners with participation from hedge ...
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Macquarie Hires Former Sterne Agee CRT Business Services Analyst

08/04/2016
Macquarie Securities hired a business services analyst from Sterne Agee/CRT.  Sterne Agee CRT was shut down last month about one year after the acquisition of Sterne Agee’s equity business. Hamzah ...
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