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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Recruiters: Unbundling Will Increase Demand For Senior Analysts

07/10/2015
Investment banks are refocusing on hiring senior research analysts in preparation for unbundling of research payments from commissions, according to an article in eFinancialCareers. The article cites hiring activity in ...
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Asian Equities Predicted to Boost Q2 Bulge Results

07/09/2015
Second quarter bulge bracket revenues are likely to boosted by strong cash equities performance resulting from Asian stock trading, according to analysts at JPMorgan Chase as reported in swissinfo.ch. Goldman ...
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ITG Poll Shows US Hedge Funds Worried About Unbundling

07/09/2015
ITG, a leading non-bank brokerage, released a US hedge fund survey showing concern with European unbundling of research payments from commissions. The survey was conducted with 40 attendees of a ...
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Stifel Adds Another Biotech Analyst

07/09/2015
Stifel Financial announced a new biotech analyst, bringing its healthcare coverage to 20 analysts covering more than 120 companies, placing the firm in the top 10 for coverage of the ...
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Greenwich Survey Finds Large US Investors Expect Unbundling

07/08/2015
A recent Greenwich Associates survey found the majority of large US asset managers expect it is likely that research payments will be delinked from commissions globally over the next five ...
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MainFirst Expands Equity Research Staff

07/08/2015
MainFirst Bank, a Frankfurt-based investment bank, announced it has hired three equity analysts, two in London and one in Frankfurt. Philip Morrisey will join MainFirst’s London office in September to ...
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Bellwether Research Valuations Increase in 2Q 15

07/07/2015
According to analysis prepared exclusively for Integrity Research by Marlin & Associates[1], the boutique investment bank, in the 2nd quarter of 2015 average valuations for large publicly traded research and ...
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iSentium Gets Some Free PR

07/06/2015
A Wall Street Journal article focuses on iSentium and a few other firms which provide sentiment analysis of social media, primarily Twitter and StockTwits. The article neglects other important sentiment ...
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Small Cap Bank Rebuts FT Column Supporting Unbundling

07/06/2015
The Financial Times published a rebuttal by David Weild, former Vice-Chairman of Nasdaq, to its article supporting unbundling research payments from commissions. Weild, who now heads a boutique investment bank ...
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Regime Change at the FCA?

07/03/2015
The Financial Times ran a negative full page article on the head of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, Martin Wheatley. Although no mention was made about the FCA’s unrelenting pressure ...
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