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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Second Round of Landmark Web Crawling Case Focuses on Privacy Law

11/29/2017
LinkedIn is asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate a district court judge's order preventing it from blocking HiQ Labs from accessing publicly available data on the site.  ...
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New Street Research Hires Gerson Lehrman Exec

11/29/2017
Telecom boutique New Street Research hired a Gerson Lehrman Group manager as COO to help the firm prepare for MiFID II's unbundling of research. David Epstein joined New Street Research ...
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Quant Research Firm ExtractAlpha Adds Crowdsourced Stock Ratings

11/28/2017
ExtractAlpha, a quantitative research firm seeking to extract signals from alternative data, has begun reselling data based on crowdsourced stock recommendations from individual traders.  The offering is its third offering ...
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Research Aggregator Street Contxt Hires Sales Head

11/28/2017
Research distributor Street Contxt hired a new head of sales and added a couple of capital markets veterans to its advisory board as it continues to expand. Aaron Booth joined ...
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Tricumen: Investment Bank Cash Equities Revenues Grew 18% In Q3 2017

11/27/2017
Investment bank cash equity revenues grew 18.5% from weak results the prior year in the third quarter of 2017, according to Tricumen, a UK-based market intelligence provider specializing in investment ...
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Kepler Cheuvreux Partners With Belgian Bank

11/24/2017
Six months after its deal with Swedbank, Paris-based Kepler Cheuvreux has partnered with Belfius Bank, one of the largest banks in Belgium.  Kepler now has strong local partners in Italy, ...
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UK Taxman Will Come For Research

11/23/2017
Although the UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has not officially provided guidance, the UK’s fiscal watchdog has factored tax receipts from research into its budgetary forecasts released ...
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Giving Thanks For Creative Destruction

11/23/2017
With curmudgeonly thoroughness we have been chronicling the litany of woes afflicting equity research, macro research, fixed income research and the research industry generally.  It is therefore a good test ...
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Research Funding Update: More European Managers Go P&L, More Non-European Managers Ring-Fence, While A Few Hardy Boutiques Charge Clients

11/22/2017
The majority of long-only European asset managers are deciding to eat research costs but a couple of small UK managers are defying the trend by explicitly charging clients for research.  ...
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Bloomberg Tradebook Outsources Trading to Goldman

11/21/2017
Bloomberg Tradebook continues to rationalize its business by shutting down its trading desk, as research unbundling undermines its original business premise. Goldman Sachs has become the exclusive executing broker for ...
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