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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Gerson Lehrman Doubles Down On Quantitative Insights Group

07/31/2018
Leading expert network GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) is aggressively expanding its Quantitative Insights group.  After examining LinkedIn registrations and new hires advertised on the company website, we estimate that the ...

Research Aggregator Smartkarma Partners With Asian Corporate Access Provider

07/31/2018
Four months after launching its own corporate access pilot, Smartkarma announced it is collaborating with independent corporate access provider CorpXSasia.  Smartkarma insists the two ventures are complimentary not competitive. CorpXSasia routinely ...
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Bernstein Research Q2 2018 Results Lowest Since 2013

07/30/2018
AllianceBernstein reported that Bernstein Research second quarter revenues fell 3% year over year and 7% sequentially to $106 million, its lowest quarterly revenues since 2013.  It estimated that research payment ...
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JNK Securities Bought By Cryptocurrency Platform

07/27/2018
JNK Securities, a NY boutique brokerage that was an early adopter of alternative data, is being acquired by Uphold Group, a platform designed to facilitate frictionless cross-border financial transfers.  JNK ...
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Alternative Data Firm Prattle Upgrades Equities Analytics

07/26/2018
Sentiment analysis provider Prattle deepened its equity product as its sentiment scores now cover nearly all corporate communications including press releases and other material released on corporate websites.  The latest ...
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AlphaSense Recruits Dealogic’s Marketing Head

07/26/2018
AlphaSense, a specialized search engine targeted to the financial and corporate sectors, hired as Chief Marketing Officer Dealogic’s head of marketing, Kate Thunnissen.  The hiring coincides with expansion of the ...
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New Research Distribution Platform Nucleus195 Will Focus On International

07/25/2018
New research aggregator Nucleus195, based in Stamford Connecticut, plans to launch next month featuring research from providers covering over 50 stock markets globally, in emerging and frontier markets as well ...
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Expert Network Guidepoint Releases New Alternative Data Product

07/24/2018
Guidepoint Global LLC, the second largest US-based expert network, launched a new alternative data product line branded Guidepoint Qsight.  Guidepoint remains the only expert network to embrace alternative data. Qsights ...
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StockViews Raises Capital To Exit Aggregation

07/24/2018
A year after its previous capital raise, UK equity research platform StockViews completed a venture funding round to accelerate investment in AI technology and hire dedicated analysts for its platform.  ...
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Second Quarter Equities Volumes Ease From Robust First Quarter

07/23/2018
The following is a guest article by Mark Culpin, a cash equities business analyst with previous experience at Redburn and Credit Suisse. Second quarter trading in European and US equities were ...
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