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Goldman Sachs Job Cuts Hits Investment Banking and Global Markets the Hardest

A few weeks ago, New York-based global investment bank, Goldman Sachs, began laying off employees in a massive cost-cutting drive focused heavily on the firm’s investment banking and global markets ...

Geospatial Firm RS Metrics Announces Integration of Real-Time ESGSignals Data with Google Cloud

Last month geospatial data and analysis firm RS Metrics announced that it was making its real-time asset-level ESG and ECP data and metrics in its ESGSignals® product available via the ...

Hedge Funds Outperform the Broad Market in 2022

According to Chicago-based hedge fund research and consulting firm HFR, hedge funds recorded a 0.4% loss in December, as equity markets fell on investor nervousness over future U.S. Federal Reserve ...

Wall Street Events Dip Close to 10% in 2022

Corporate event data vendor, Wall Street Horizon, recently reported that the number of Wall Street oriented conferences, roadshows, analyst meetings and company conference calls dipped by close to 10% during ...

Eagle Alpha’s 2022 Alternative Data Report

The following is a guest article published by Dublin-based Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregation platform that also provides supporting advisory services for data buyers and vendors. Introduction  Eagle Alpha’s second annual ...

Wall Street Bankers to Receive Lumps of Coal in 2022

According to Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and other investment banks are considering slashing bonuses by up to 30% in 2022.  In addition, a number ...

Alternative Data M&A is Heating Up: Looking Back and Ahead

The following guest article was written by Mikheil Shengelia, Research Analyst at Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregation platform that also provides supporting advisory services for data buyers and vendors. New industries are ...

Japan to Become First Country to Establish Guidelines for ESG Ratings & Data

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is in the process of finalizing a draft of its code of conduct for ESG data and ratings providers, making it the first country to ...

Wall Street Jobs Outlook Remains Mixed in November 2022

Wall Street layoffs fell in November from the prior month, while hiring plans surged during the month.  The mixed jobs performance, however, does not alter the cautious outlook as many ...

2022 Euro IRP Member Survey: IRPs Remain Concerned over Predatory Pricing from Sell-Side Research Groups

The recently released 2022 Euro IRP Member Study revealed a number of key findings, including concerns from over 70% of survey participants about predatory pricing from sell-side investment banks regarding ...
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