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Investment Banks start selecting Research firms to meet Global Research Settlement

04/27/2004
According to a news article dated April 27th by the Associated Press, three of the ten investment banks involved in the global research settlement have publically indicated who they would be ...

Soft Dollars Defined

04/12/2004
One of the hottest topics in equity research today is the issue of “soft dollars”.  The views on soft dollars range from the general press perception that soft dollars are ...

TIAA-CREF NAMES ULICK HEAD OF EQUITY INVESTMENTS

04/08/2004
On Wednesday, April 7, 2004, TIAA-CREF, one of the foremost retirement systems in the U.S. for higher education and research employees, announced that Susan E. Ulick had been named head of equity ...

GLOBAL EQUITY MARKETS HEAD LOWER IN MARCH

04/08/2004
According to Standard & Poor’s, a leading provider of independent investment research, indices, and ratings, global equities ended down 0.15% for March, ending a record eleven straight months of gains ...

TAINTED BOND RESEARCH?

04/07/2004
In a follow up to the $1.4 billion global equity research settlement, the Wall Street Journal recently reported that U.S. regulators are investigating whether bond investors have been misled by slanted or ...

EVEN RATINGS AGENCIES COMING UNDER ATTACK

04/07/2004
The Financial Times recently published an article highlighting the potential “conflicts of interest” and “bias” facing some of the world’s most respected research firms — the credit ratings agencies.  A ...

Welcome to Equity Research News!

04/06/2004
Welcome to Equity Research News! The team at Integrity Research Associates, LLC is sponsoring this Web Log (Blog) to share news, to facilitate a serious discussion, and to promote ...
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