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The ROI of Research Transparency – Pivotal Moment in the US?

The following is a guest article by Neil Scarth, Principal of Frost Consulting ( which provides customizable research budgeting/valuation frameworks and research spending databases.  Frost Consulting recently collaborated with Evercore ...
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Expert Network Guidepoint Keeps Hiring Security Analysts Even as Overall Recruiting Eases

Sell-side analysts are in demand as major US expert network Guidepoint Global ramps up its ‘Insights’ product designed to offer events and transcripts curated by former equity analysts.  Guidepoint’s alternative ...

Mizuho Hires Senior FinTech Analyst from Macquarie Group

Earlier this week, global investment bank Mizuho Americas announced the hiring of former Macquarie research analyst Dan Dolev, as Managing Director and senior equity research analyst who will cover Financial ...

Visible Alpha Launches “Standardized Industry Metrics” Dataset

Visible Alpha, the New York based research technology firm founded by a consortium of sell-side investment banks, recently announced the launch of its “standardized industry metrics” dataset enabling customers to ...

Global Hedge Funds Get Pummeled During 1st Qtr 2020

Despite hedge funds outperforming weak global stock markets during the 1st Qtr of 2020, assets under management in these alternative investments shrunk almost US$180 bln, while the number of fund ...

Investor Conferences and Corporate Access Will Keep Moving Online After Covid-19

The following is a guest article by Michael Tegos, Content Editor at research platform Smartkarma.  Beginning today, Smartkarma is hosting a digital conference, Insight2020,  which will contribute proceeds to UNICEF ...
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US Bank Equities Reign Supreme in Q1 2020

The high volume of trading during the first quarter accelerated the equities unit outperformance of US banks relative to their European rivals, as SocGen equity revenues collapsed and Citi surpassed ...
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Many Research Firms Outperform Market during COVID-19 Pandemic

According to data provided by UK-based research performance measurement firm Invisage, 37 sell-side research providers actually outperformed the US equity markets over the past three months as the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Has Alternative Data Become More Affordable?

Fees for most alternative data offerings are under $100,000 with a median price under $50,000, according to statistics recently released by sourcing firm Neudata.  It appears that pricing pressures from ...
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Wall Street Layoffs Surge in April 2020

The Wall Street employment picture deteriorated in April as layoffs surged over 770% to the highest monthly layoff total seen since December of last year.  New jobs, on the other ...
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