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Unintended Consequence of Basel III: Higher Execution Costs (& Lower Research Spending)

03/21/2016
Basel III's increased capital pressures on investment banks is resulting in an unexpected consequence: higher execution costs.  Informed sources in Europe are saying that reduced liquidity, especially in the small ...

Number of Hedge Funds Shrink in the 4th Quarter

03/20/2016
According to Hedge Fund Research, more hedge funds were shuttered in the 4th Qtr of 2015 than at any time since the financial crisis and outstripping the number of new ...
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Analyst Leaves Sell-Side for IR Role

03/18/2016
Piper Jaffray media and entertainment analyst, James Marsh, has recently been named VP of investor relations to manage the IR function at Santa Monica, California-based Lionsgate.  Marsh had previously worked ...
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London Sales Agent Expands

03/18/2016
Fox Institutional Research Services, a London-based outsourced sales agent for independent research, is now representing two additional research providers and has hired a new salesperson. Fox was founded by former ...
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How Does Goldman Get Away With So-So Research?

03/18/2016
How is it that Goldman Sachs can have mediocre research and yet remain one of the top equity franchises? And what does Goldman’s strategy say about the importance of research? ...
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FCA Expects Final MiFID II Rules Within The Next Month

03/17/2016
UK regulator Adam Wreglesworth, the keynote speaker at a Research for Investors conference yesterday, expressed confidence that the final rules for research payments under MiFID II will be published “within ...
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Wunderlich Hires New Head of Institutional Sales

03/17/2016
Wunderlich Securities, a retail-oriented brokerage firm headquartered in Memphis, hired a former Morgan Keegan salesperson as its head of institutional equity sales. Ed Apple, Jr. joined the firm as a ...
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Ned Davis Research Bets Its Future On ETFs

03/16/2016
During a recent Euromoney strategy presentation, Ned Davis Research CEO Matthias Paul revealed the investment strategy firm’s plans for creating new investment products, along with other growth initiatives.  ETFs tied ...
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Founder of Macro Vision Research Joins Rival Boutique

03/16/2016
Talley Léger, founder of macro research boutique Macro Vision Research, has joined a competing independent research firm, Fundstrat Global Advisors, where he will be a Managing Director and Global Strategist. ...
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BCA Research Plans Move Beyond Macro

03/15/2016
During a recent Euromoney strategy presentation,  Bashar AL-Rehany, CEO of BCA Research, outlined various initiatives to improve top-line growth.  As part of the plan, BCA, one of the leading macro-economic ...
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