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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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Guggenheim Securities Continues Research Expansion with Consumer Analyst From Credit Suisse

04/05/2018
Since former Credit Suisse Director of Research Stefano Natella joined Guggenheim Securities last summer, he has recruited five new senior analysts to support the firm's growing investment banking franchise.  The ...
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First Quarter 2018 Bellwether Valuations Reflect Slower Growth Expectations

04/05/2018
According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the international M&A advisor, average valuations in the first quarter of 2018 for large publicly traded information and ...
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First Quarter Equities Volumes Were Strongest Since 2016

04/04/2018
The following is a guest article by Mark Culpin, a cash equities business analyst with previous experience at Redburn and Credit Suisse. First quarter trading in European and U.S. equities was ...
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Research Funding Update: Fidelity International Sets Large Research Budget While AQR Eats Research Costs Globally

04/04/2018
In their 2018 guidance, many of the larger publicly traded asset managers indicated that research costs under MiFID II would not be material, but we calculate that Fidelity International will ...
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Rosenblatt Securities Expands International Partnerships (and Analysts)

04/03/2018
Rosenblatt Securities, a New York institutional brokerage, has been quietly adding reciprocal arrangements with emerging and frontier market brokerage firms to increase its trading relationships and research coverage.  Rosenblatt currently ...
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Macro Researcher Quant Insight Announces Alternative Data Deal With Predata

04/03/2018
Predata, an alternative data research firm that uses social media to predict geopolitical risk, licensed its data to London macro research firm Quant Insight. Quant Insight’s platform is designed to ...
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French Asset Manager Buys Out ESG Research Firm

04/02/2018
Paris-based Groupe La Française, which manages €66 billion ($81 billion) in assets, has taken full ownership of UK ESG research provider Inflection Point Capital Management (IPCM), with plans to rebrand ...
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US IPO Market Posts Strong Results in 1st Qtr of 2018

04/02/2018
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, 44 IPOs were priced in the US during the 1st Qtr of 2018, while the volume of capital raised surged to $15.5 ...
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