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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Global Hunter Hires Energy Salesperson

03/12/2015
Global Hunter Securities, a boutique investment bank focusing on natural resources, hired Paul Chambers as an institutional salesperson covering energy.  Chambers has an unusual sales background having previously been a ...
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Stifel May Buy UK Broker

03/11/2015
The Financial Times reports that Stifel Financial is in talks to acquire UK small cap broker Charles Stanley Securities. London based Charles Stanley has eight equity research analysts covering 150 ...
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Point72 Adds Big Data Analysis

03/11/2015
Bloomberg reports that Point72 Asset Management, the successor to SAC Capital Advisors, has created a big data analytics team to build computer models that collect publicly available data and analyze ...
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White Paper Finds Value in News Sentiment Data

03/11/2015
Lucena Research, an artificial intelligence supplier to hedge funds, released a white paper outlining a trading strategy based on news sentiment indicators developed by RavenPack International S.L.  The back tested ...
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Verisk Analytics Buys Wood Mackenzie

03/10/2015
Verisk Analytics, Inc., a data and analytics supplier to the insurance industry, won the bidding for energy industry consulting firm Wood Mackenzie.  Verisk will pay £1.85 billion (US$2.8 billion) representing ...
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Google Is Shutting Down Its Expert Network

03/10/2015
Google has announced that it will be closing the Helpouts expert sharing service effective April 20, 2015.  Google says "unfortunately, [the service] hasn't grown at the pace we had expected." ...
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Guggenheim Adds Trio of Former Lazard Capital Analysts

03/09/2015
Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, hired two technology analysts and a consumer analyst in an effort to deepen equity research coverage in the sectors it follows.  ...
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Sustainalytics Partners With Client to Promote ESG

03/09/2015
City of London Investment Management Company Limited (CLIM), an emerging markets fund manager which invests in closed-end investment companies, launched a program using Sustainalytics research to promote Environmental, Social and ...
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The Evolution of ESG Research

03/07/2015
An article in the Globe and Mail contrasts current Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) research with the old exclusionary Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) approach to investing.  Although it has been a ...
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Big Data Firm Dataminr Raises $87 Million

03/07/2015
Dataminr, which generates news and signals from Twitter, has raised $87,130,100 in new funding according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The latest round brings Dataminr's ...
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