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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Study: Analysts Boost Stocks Before Career Change

08/04/2021
An academic study from the University of California, Berkeley argues that sell-side analysts write favorable research about companies held by the buy-side firms they plan to join, identifying a new ...
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Sidoti Shuts Down Trading Desk, Shifting Resources to Issuer-Paid Research

08/03/2021
Small cap researcher Sidoti & Company closed its trading desk in an effort to focus more on its core research business -- and to support its growing issuer-paid research.  Internal ...
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Survey: Despite Aspirations, Few Asset Managers Employ Data Science

07/30/2021
Most asset managers are relying on spreadsheets to integrate their data while only a minority will be upping their data science budgets, according to a recent Northern Trust survey.  Expert ...
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AI Data Firm Daloopa Raises $20 Million Series A

07/27/2021
New York-based Daloopa, which offers AI-powered data extraction services, closed a Series A funding of $20 million led by Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors. The raise will be used ...
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Zelman Sells Firm to Mortgage Broker

07/23/2021
After fourteen years running her own research boutique, Ivy Zelman completed the sale of Zelman & Associates to leading commercial real estate lender Walker & Dunlop.  Terms were not disclosed.  ...
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US Cash Equities Volumes Remain at Stratospheric Levels

07/21/2021
US cash equity trading volumes, consolidated across all US equity exchanges, fell 25% in the second quarter from record first quarter levels, but remain 50% ahead of pre-pandemic volumes.  The ...
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Q2 US Bulge Equities Revenues Ease After Record First Quarter

07/20/2021
Morgan Stanley resumed its equities leadership after its Archegos stumble last quarter, while Goldman’s surge faded.  JP Morgan’s equity market revenues surpassed Goldman’s to take the second spot.  Despite their ...
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French Analysts Back Down After Company Threatens

07/16/2021
Controversial short-and-shout researcher Carson Block was the cause of a recent kerfuffle in France. France’s distinguished Society of Financial Analysts canceled a seminar with short seller Carson Block after a ...
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New ESG Disclosure Rules Will Turbocharge ESG Data

07/13/2021
European regulations compelling greater ESG disclosures are essentially requiring asset managers to purchase ESG data from third party providers.  Even if UK and US regulators do not follow suit it ...
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Boutique Bank Noble Capital Markets Tops Q2 2021 Buy Recommendation Performance

07/09/2021
The top performing equity research buy recommendations for the three-year period ending June 30, 2021 came from Boca Raton-based investment bank Noble Capital Markets, according to performance information collected by ...
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