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Hedge Funds Gain as Equities Fall in August

09/26/2022
According to Chicago-based hedge fund research and consulting firm HFR, hedge funds posted a modest 0.5% gain in August, despite falling U.S. equities as the Federal Reserve warned that they ...
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Expert Network FirstThought Downsizes

09/23/2022
Expert network FirstThought recently downsized its New York staff, partially replaced by lower-cost employees in Richmond Virginia. FirstThought is funded by the principals of IR consultancy LifeSci Partners, which has ...
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One MIFID II Payment Solution May Be Risky for Brokers

09/22/2022
Over the past few months, both the buy and sell-side have been discussing various ways to address the SEC’s recent announcement that they will not extend the SIFMA “no action” ...
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Macro Boutique Absolute Strategy Research Breaks Lease

09/20/2022
Reflecting the new post-Covid working environment, Absolute Strategy Research exercised a break clause in its multi-year lease for offices in the swank Royal Exchange building located in the heart of ...
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Webinar: SEC No Action Relief for MiFID II Clients to End

09/19/2022
Global agency broker, StoneX will be hosting a live webinar featuring three industry experts this Tuesday, September 20th at 11:00 am to discuss the impact of the SEC’s recent announcement ...
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Has US ESG Investing Peaked?

09/16/2022
US investors, long skeptical about sustainable investing, have more recently embraced ESG investments.  However, a new survey conducted by Schroder Investment Management suggests that US investors have been mainly chasing ...
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Coresight Research Acquires Alternative Data Analytics & Names New Chief Data Strategy Officer

09/15/2022
Last week, global provider of research, data, and advisory services for the consumer, retail technology, and retail real estate sectors announced that it acquired Alternative Data Analytics, a leading alternative ...
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Forrester Names Clarity AI and EcoVadis ESG Data Leaders

09/14/2022
Forrester Research published a report on ESG data providers which labeled emerging vendors Clarity AI and EcoVadis as top performers in the ESG data space, along with Bloomberg and S&P.   ...
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Two More States Pass Data Privacy Laws

09/13/2022
Although the US Congress may finally be getting serious about passing a national data privacy law, state-level regulations continue to proliferate.  Connecticut and Utah joined California, Colorado and Virginia in ...
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The end-to-end challenges of evaluating alternative data: And how Exabel and Eagle Alpha have partnered to solve them

09/12/2022
The following guest article was written by Dallán Ryan, Content & Advisory Lead, Data Strategy at Eagle Alpha, an alternative data aggregation platform that also provides supporting advisory services for data ...
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