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Ned Davis Partners To Create Investment Product

Ned Davis Research (NDR), an investment strategy subsidiary of Euromoney, announced a partnership with a money manager to launch investment product based on its research. Global View Capital Management, a Wisconsin-based ...

Review of Investment Research: The Next Big Thing

Last Thursday evening, more than 100 research professionals braved the torrential rain to attend a panel discussion co-sponsored by ANALEC and Integrity Research Associates titled Investment Research: The Next Big ...

Best Practices for Avoiding Common Forecasting Blunders (Part 2 of 2)

The following is a guest article is from James Valentine, a former II-ranked analyst at Morgan Stanley and author of the book Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts and Principal ...

Big Data and Investment Research: Part 2

Last week we wrote about why buy-side firms are considering adding “big data” analytic techniques to their research process.  This week, we will investigate the impact that “big data” is ...

Big Data and Investment Research: Part 1

One of the key themes in the institutional investment research business this year is the growing importance of warehousing and generating meaningful signals and insights from “big data”.  This week ...

Moody’s Buys

New York, NY – News last week that Moody’s Corp. had inked a deal to acquire reflects the growing impetus of research companies to consolidate in the current environment. ...

Argus Research — A Top Fundamental Research Firm

In the June issue of Buyside Magazine, Integrity Research Associates evaluated and rated a group of  seventeen (17) independent research providers over the twelve-month period that ended March 31st. For the purposes of measuring ...

New Attack on Soft Dollars?

Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest mutual fund company, has decided to respond to shareholder criticism and will stop using soft dollar commissions to pay for some expenditures. Starting July 1, Fidelity plans to start ...

SIA Soft Dollar Conference – Measured Steps

Yesterday’s SIA Soft Dollar Conference provided a venue for legislators and proponents to express their views and to re-establish positions on the controversial topic of soft dollars. Of note, the SEC’s Larry ...

Equity Research Spending Projected to Double in Next 5 Years

US investors are projected to spend almost $19 billion on equity research in 2008 – more than double the $9.2 billion that was spent in 2003. “The equity research industry is ...
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