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Estimize Launches Stock Ranking Application Modeled on Fantasy Sports

03/14/2016
Crowd-sourcing firm Estimize has added a new stock ranking application called Forcerank which offers cash prizes for weekly contests. The goal is to develop predictive data that will be valuable ...
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The Challenging Rewards of Transparent Pricing

03/14/2016
What are the incentives for research providers to adopt more transparent pricing? European regulators are trying to promote more transparency, but explicit pricing from independent research firms predates regulatory efforts. ...
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MSCI ESG Launches Fund ESG Ratings Emulating Morningstar and Sustainalytics

03/11/2016
Following Sustainalytics’ collaboration with Morningstar, MSCI ESG Research launched ESG ratings for approximately 21,000 mutual funds and ETFs. Each fund will receive from MSCI an overall score called the Fund ...
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2015 Market Conditions Survey Available to ResearchWatch Subscribers

03/11/2016
Subscribers to ResearchWatch can access the survey: Market Conditions Survey Results 2-15 The survey, which was previously only available through separate purchase, incorporated responses from sixty independent research providers in ...
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Guggenheim Securities Hires Healthcare Analyst

03/10/2016
Earlier this week, boutique investment bank Guggenheim Securities announced the hiring of a new senior analyst to cover the Medical Supplies and Devices sector. New Hire Scheduled to start in ...
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New Broker-Funded Corporate Access Platform Will Launch Next Quarter

03/10/2016
A new sell-side sponsored corporate access platform, ONEaccess, has been quickly gaining traction prior to its launch next quarter.  The platform's secret to success is its utility to brokers. ONEaccess ...
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Former Fidelity Executive Named Chairman of Crowdsourcing Platform StockViews

03/10/2016
London-based research crowdsourcing platform StockViews appointed Thomas Balk, the ex-head of Fidelity International, as Chairman while raising £250,000 ($355,000) in seed funding. Balk spent over 16 years at Fidelity, including ...
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Morningstar Says Active Fund Redemptions Are Unprecedented

03/09/2016
Morningstar said that it was seeing an unprecedented level of outflows at actively managed funds, which began even before the sell-off in the markets. The most recent issue of Morningstar’s ...
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Integrity Research Releases Research Pricing Study Benchmarking Research Fees

03/09/2016
Integrity Research Associates LLC today released a major new study of research pricing designed to make it easier to put a value on investment research. “Most institutional equity research is still ...
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New Short Ideas Providers Profit From Worsened Market Conditions

03/08/2016
Volatility in 2015 was a petri dish for new short ideas providers, with three new firms making an entrance, according to Activist Shorts Research, which tracks activist short sellers. The ...
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