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House Bill Looks to Expand Insider Trading Liability

In the past, there has been no law in the US establishing what makes up insider trading.  However, that all may change as the House Financial Services Committee recently passed ...
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IDC’s Technology Industry Trackers Benefit from Alternative Data Bonanza

Venerable technology industry researcher IDC is finding increased demand for its tech industry trackers as appetites for alternative data have grown.  The trend illustrates the importance of adding data offerings ...

TIAA Joins Ranks of US Managers Paying for Research from P&L

According to a recent article, US asset manager TIAA has joined the ranks of less than ten US asset managers that have started paying for third-party research from their P&Ls, ...

Greenwich Alternative Data Survey: Web-Scraped Data Remains Most Popular

As with its survey released last year, web-harvested data is the most highly used form of alternative data, according to the latest Greenwich Associates poll, conducted on behalf of IHS ...
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Baader Bank Praises Outsourced Research Relationship with AlphaValue

Baader Helvea, a mid-tier German investment bank, extolled its research partnership with independent research firm AlphaValue as the bank stemmed losses in the first quarter of 2019.  For AlphaValue, the ...

Geolocation Data Provider Thasos Launches Quant Product

Thasos, an alternative data firm specializing in geolocation data derived from mobile phones, is targeting quantitative hedge funds with new data feeds.  The firm is seeking expand its core customer ...
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Q1 2019 Bulge Bank Equities Results: Credit Suisse Rebounds & Non-US Banks Gain Share

With all the major investment banks reporting, equities revenues for the ten largest equities franchises fell nearly 19% in the first quarter to $10.9 billion from $13.5 billion a year ...

SEC Confirms they are Actively Seeking MiFID II Solutions

At an industry conference held last week, two SEC representatives acknowledged that the commission is actively looking for solutions to enable asset managers to pay for US broker research once ...
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Corporate Access Provider Meetyl Bites the Dust

Meetyl, an early corporate access platform provider, is being shut down by its parent Glass Lewis, according to industry sources.  After the company’s senior staff migrated to alternative pursuits, most ...

Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight Launches Self-Service Platform

After broadening its offering to include geolocation and web-scraped data, alternative data provider Orbital Insight released capabilities allowing clients to customize their use of the firm’s  geospatial and geolocation data. ...
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