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:

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Q1 2019 US Bulge Equities Revenues Fall 21%

Equities trading in the first quarter of 2019 was off by one-fifth compared to last year for the largest US banks, as 2019 promises to be a tougher year than ...

Research Payments Sag in Europe and UK, According to Integrity Research Pricing Benchmark Study

Average European research payments lagged North American research payments by over 40%, according to data from Integrity Research’s fourth major benchmark study of research pricing.   The survey results indicate ...
Premium Expands in Europe

04/19/2019, a leading web scraping tool provider, opened an office in East London to support European expansion.  The move follows from its February acquisition of Connotate. announced it has ...

Alternative Data Researcher M Science Launches Geolocation Product

M Science, the pioneer alternative data research provider originally known as Majestic Research, released a new geolocation product, TRAFFIC, which uses data collected by, a US/Israeli firm offering affordable ...
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Research Spending Update: 2018 Research Outlays Track Close to Budget

With the exception of DWS, which seems to have overshot its research budget by almost a third, most European asset managers which had previously disclosed research budgets for 2018 ended ...
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Research Funding Update: US Stalemate

US regulators are pouring cold water on broadening the ability for US asset managers to pay cash for US broker research, bringing US moves to absorb research costs to a ...

McKinsey: Traditional Asset Managers Are Embracing AI and Alternative Data

A recent McKinsey white paper argues that artificial intelligence is broadly impacting the asset management industry, not only transforming the traditional investment process.  As more asset managers bring AI in-house, ...
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Alternative Data Firm Suburbia Focuses on EMEA Transaction Data

Amsterdam-based is shifting from its initial commodities and energy orientation to concentrate on collecting European point-of-sale (POS) data. The firm currently offers POS retail data for the Benelux region ...
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Geospatial Firm Gamaya Focuses on Agriculture

Switzerland-based Gamaya, which uses drones and satellite imagery to assess crops, has been expanding its agronomic coverage.  With much of its focus is on Brazil, its information will have increasing ...

Alternative Data Researcher M Science Adds Weather Data

M Science, the pioneer alternative data research provider originally known as Majestic Research, has added weather data as it continues to build out its analytic platform.  It also initiated coverage ...
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