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Zacks Launches Robo-Advisory Powered By Its Research

10/24/2016
Zacks Investment Management, the investment management affiliate of Zacks Investment Research, launched an actively managed robo-advisor driven by Zacks’ own research.  The move illustrates how research providers might monetize their ...

The New Normal Confounding Hedge Funds

10/24/2016
Hedge funds, which historically have been the brightest stars on Wall Street generating outsized returns and earning astronomical paychecks, have finally had their comeuppance. Now a prolonged period of high ...
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Asian Research Aggregator Smartkarma Opens Hong Kong Office

10/21/2016
Smartkarma, a Singapore-based research distribution platform, opened a Hong Kong office and is hiring sales staff, as the firm continues to expand after receiving a capital infusion June 2016. The ...
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US Bulge Bracket Equities Revenues Down 7% in Third Quarter

10/21/2016
Equities revenues for the five largest US investment banks decreased 7% in aggregate in the third quarter of 2016 from the prior year, dragged down by weak results from Bank ...
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Agency Broker Tourmaline Adds Two Senior Execs to Management Team

10/20/2016
Stamford, CT-based global agency broker, Tourmaline Partners, recently announced the addition of two new members to its management team – senior financial industry executives, Tim O’Halloran and Sean Riley. Tourmaline’s ...
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Research Aggregator Alphametry Wins Fintech Award

10/20/2016
Paris-based research portal Alphametry won an award for Most Innovative Fintech of the Year, as part of the Agefi AMTech Day Awards organized by L’Agefi, France’s leading financial news organization.  ...
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Capital Economics Experiences Wobbly Transition As Bootle Passes The Reins

10/20/2016
Two years after selling a portion of his stake in economic research firm Capital Economics, founder Roger Bootle is easing out of the business.  The transition was not as smooth ...
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Seaport Global Hires Seven Former BB&T Analysts

10/19/2016
Seaport Global Securities, a NY mid-tier investment bank, continued the opportunistic expansion its equity research by hiring seven former BB&T Capital Markets analysts in the wake of BB&T’s July decision ...

CRISIL Says Research Unbundling Will Squeeze Asset Manager Profits By 17% To 29%

10/19/2016
Outsourcing provider CRISIL Global Research and Analytics made dire predictions of the impact of MiFID II’s unbundling provisions on the profitability of European and US asset managers, arguing that operating ...
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Are UK Regulators Still Trying to Ban Paying For Research With Client Commissions?

10/18/2016
Is the UK regulator trying to gold plate MiFID II unbundling provisions?  Will UK asset managers be forced to pay for research from their own pockets because the UK Financial ...
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