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Quandl Launches More Comprehensive Alternative to Email Receipts Data

Quandl, a leading provider of alternative and core financial data, released a new transaction dataset sourced directly from e-commerce retailers which is designed to offer the advantages of email receipts ...

State Street Adds Macro Indicators Based on Sentiment Data

State Street released Macro Linkages Indicators that measure inter-asset pairings as part of its suite of data developed in partnership with MKT MediaStats. Macro Linkages Indicators are sentiment indicators that ...
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Expert Network Guidepoint Hires Equity Analysts to Create Buy-Side Content

As sell-side research production falters, expert networks are seeking to fill the gap.  Major US expert network Guidepoint Global is ramping up a new ‘Insights’ product to offer events and ...

Court Rebuffs LinkedIn’s Plea to Review Ruling Favoring Web Scraping

In a closely followed case affecting the legality of web scraping, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected LinkedIn’s request for a review of its decision allowing continued web scraping ...

Goldman Focuses More on Equity Research

Despite MiFID II, some news suggests that bulge bracket investment bank Goldman Sachs is planning to increase its focus on single stock research.  However, other data reveals less commitment to ...

Euromoney Rebrands Ned Davis Research and BCA Research While Hoping for Sale

As Euromoney seeks to offload its economic research properties, Ned Davis Research and BCA have updated their brand identities with new logos and taglines.  Although the two firms have distinct ...

Macro & Thematic Research Boutique FFTT Joins Analyst Hub’s Growing Team of IRPs

Analyst Hub, a New York-based “research infrastructure as a service” platform, recently announced that independent macro and thematic research provider FFTT, LLC (Forest for the Trees) has become the nineteenth institutional ...
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Expert Networks Proliferate

As a testament to the success of the expert network industry, the number of expert networks has grown dramatically since the dark days of 2010.  Many of the new entrants ...
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Study: Alternative Data is Superior to Traditional Channel Checks

A recent academic paper found that stock analysts doing conventional channel checks were biased by their geographic location and provided less accurate predictors of stock performance than satellite car count ...

Gerson Lehrman Revamps Website as Hiring Continues Strong

Eighteen months after hiring a new CEO, leading expert network GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) launched a new website as it completed a series of senior hires.  Recruiting for new hires ...
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