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The Big Data & Machine Learning Revolution

04/12/2018
In a few weeks, big data analytics provider RavenPack, will be holding its premier one day event on big data and machine learning in London.  Speakers at this year’s conference ...
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Expert Network Industry Nears $1 Billion

04/12/2018
Industry insiders estimate that the expert network revenues will be topping $1 billion, as the industry continues to experience strong growth.   The industry has recovered strongly from insider trading investigations ...
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Schroders: Ignoring Alternative Data Is Negligent

04/11/2018
A publication by UK-based asset manager Schroder Investment Management argues that alternative data represents a major opportunity for investment managers, so much so that “it would be negligent to ignore ...
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For Independent Boutique Hedgeye Being Unorthodox Pays Off

04/11/2018
Hedgeye Risk Management, which celebrated its tenth anniversary this month, has grown to be one of the larger research boutiques through an unconventional business plan that includes retail distribution and ...
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FactSet Enters Alternative Data Distribution With Robust Offering

04/10/2018
Market data vendor FactSet launched a major new alternative data distribution initiative as part of a broader effort to improve its datafeed business. At launch, the new Open:FactSet Marketplace features ...
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UBS Fires Shot Across Bloomberg’s Bow On Research Data

04/10/2018
In a move that portends more aggressive monetization of research content, UBS shut down its research data feeds to Bloomberg and put other research aggregators on notice.  The move was ...
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Barclays Adds Equity Strategist from JPMorgan

04/09/2018
Last week global investment bank Barclays Plc announced that it has added Emmanuel Cau as Head of European Equity Strategy following an extensive career at JPMorgan Chase.  Mr. Cau will ...
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New Alternative Data Standard-Setting Body Begins Soliciting Feedback On PII Practices

04/09/2018
The Investment Data Standards Organization (IDSO), a non-profit comprised of producers, distributors and users of alternative data, is starting member review of draft standards for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) with ...
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Layoffs on Wall Street Surge While Hiring Rises Modestly in March

04/06/2018
Layoffs on Wall Street surged in March to the highest level seen since November of last year.  However, new hiring plans rose modestly in March following a sharp decline in ...
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Death of the Equity Salesperson: MiFID II ‘Nails Coffin Shut’

04/06/2018
One MiFID II consequence which has not been broadly discussed is how the new research unbundling rules are gutting the traditional equity sales role.  Gone are the days of calling ...
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