Author Sanford Bragg

Sandy Bragg is a principal at Integrity Research Associates. He has over thirty years experience as an investment research professional. Prior to joining Integrity in 2006, he was an Executive Managing Director at Standard & Poors, managing S&P’s equity research business and fund information properties. Sandy has an MBA from New York University and BA from Williams College. Email: Sanford.Bragg@integrity-research.com

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Banks Hate to Say ‘Sell’ But Largest Firms Show Discipline

04/13/2023
Investment banks averaged eight buy recommendations for every sell recommendation during 2022, according to data from Investars, a research performance measurement firm.  In contrast, independent research firms tracked by Investars ...
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20 Years On: Research’s Business Model is Flawed yet Endures

04/11/2023
This is the final installment of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry. Here are links to the first, second, third, and fourth installments. In 2017, bank ...
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20 Years On: The Rise and Fall of Institutional Research

04/06/2023
This is the fourth installment of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry.  Here are links to the first, second, and third installments. We sometimes get calls ...
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20 Years On: How Technology Transforms Research

04/04/2023
This is the third of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry.  Here are links to the first and second installments. When Integrity Research was founded in ...
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20 Years On: What is the Outlook for Regulatory Reforms to Research?

03/29/2023
This is the second of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry.  To see the first installment, click here. In 2003, Fidelity traders celebrated a lavish bachelor ...
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20 Years On: Integrity Research Celebrates 20 years Tracking Research

03/27/2023
This is the first of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry. This year marks the second decade since Integrity Research’s founding in 2003, so it is only ...
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States Become Battleground for New Privacy Regulation

03/23/2023
Frustrated by the failure of the US Congress to pass federal privacy legislation, privacy advocates are pushing to pass regulation at the state level.  A federal privacy bill that was ...
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Venerable Indie Boutique Battle Road Research Hangs Tough

03/21/2023
Ben Z. Rose has been following mid- and small-cap technology stocks for over thirty years, most of that time as the head of independent boutique Battle Road Research.  As many ...
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Channel Checker OTR Global Sold to BWG Strategy

03/16/2023
Venerable channel checker OTR Global was acquired by primary research firm BWG Strategy, which specializes in organizing forums with industry experts.  BWG Strategy will seek to revitalize OTR’s services as ...
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Tricumen: Cash Equities Fell 15% in 2022

03/14/2023
Cash equities was the weak spot in 2022 equities results for the major banks, according to Tricumen, a UK-based market intelligence provider specializing in investment banks.  Credit Suisse decimated its ...
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