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Mizuho Americas Adds Senior Biotech Analyst

12/10/2018
Recently, global investment bank Mizuho Americas announced that Mara Goldstein had joined their equity research department as managing director covering biotechnology companies.  Ms. Goldstein is the 4th new equity research ...
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European Conferences Down Nearly 40% in 2019

12/07/2018
The number of bank-sponsored conferences in Europe scheduled for 2019 has fallen by 37% compared with the prior year, according to an analysis by investor relations specialist Rose & Company. ...
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Wall Street Jobs Outlook Rebounds in November

12/07/2018
Layoffs on Wall Street slipped during November, marking the second straight month that job eliminations have fallen.  At the same time, new hiring rebounded slightly during the month following six ...
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Accrete: Using AI to Generate Alternative Data

12/06/2018
Machine learning and natural language processing are creating new categories of alternative data, as exemplified by Accrete.AI which offers a service which identifies and ranks sources of M&A rumors including ...

MiFID II Isn’t Working as Intended and Investors are Losing as a Result

12/06/2018
The following is a guest article authored by Scott Davis and Carter Copeland, founding partners of Melius Research, a  boutique research firm focused on the industrials sector launched in October ...
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Cowen’s Kyber Signs Exclusive License for Alternative Data on Marijuana

12/05/2018
Cowen Inc., a mid-sized NY investment bank, expanded an existing relationship with Headset, a business intelligence provider to cannabis companies, making its alternative data subsidiary the sole distributor of Headset’s ...
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Quandl Cashes Out

12/04/2018
Nasdaq announced it has acquired Quandl, Inc, a leading provider of alternative and core financial data.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Toronto-based Quandl will be an easy fit ...
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Big Firms Spend Large on AI and Alternative Data

12/04/2018
Large asset managers are spending around $10 million a year on artificial intelligence and alternative data according to a survey by Element22, a financial services consultant focused on data.  The ...
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Thasos Response to Apple Terms of Service Change

12/03/2018
In response to Apple changing its Terms of Service, geolocation data provider Thasos Group decided to make the difficult decision to completely eliminate the use of iOS data in their ...
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French Attack MiFID II Research Unbundling Provisions

12/03/2018
Here’s a delicious irony: Brexit will allow Europe to throw off the yoke of burdensome UK regulation – in this case research unbundling rules imposed by UK regulators while MiFID ...
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