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Independent Research Outsourcing?

05/27/2004
In a press release distributed today, regional brokerage firm Janney Montgomery Scott announced an exclusive joint venture with indie research and consulting firm Vintage Research.  The exclusive joint venture was established ...

S&P to join BNY Jaywalk

05/27/2004
Today, the grand daddy of all independent research firms, Standard & Poor’s, announced  that it has joined the 100 other indie research firms on BNY Jaywalk’s Independent Research Meritocracy platform. This move should ...

S&P to join BNY Jaywalk

05/27/2004
Today, the grand daddy of all independent research firms, Standard & Poor’s, announced  that it has joined the 100 other indie research firms on BNY Jaywalk’s Independent Research Meritocracy platform. This move should ...

Steps to eliminate tainted bond research

05/20/2004
On Wednesday, the Bond Market Association published a set of guidelines aimed at promoting credibility in fixed-income research in an effort to preempt potential regulatory pressures in the wake of recent conflict of ...

UBS Research Consultant Hires Consultant

05/19/2004
According to a press release published by Syracuse University on Monday, May 17th, UBS has hired Fernando Diz, a finance professor in the Whitman School of Management, to evaluate the performance ...

Bear jumps on the performance evaluation bandwagon

05/19/2004
An Equity Research News reader informs us that Bear Stearns research consultant, Michael J. Downey, has also agreed to hire Syracuse professor Fernando Diz to provide performance evaluation of the ...

Morningstar and Jaywalk get a big win

05/19/2004
According to reports from Dow Jones, the Associates Press, and Reuters this afternoon, Merrill Lynch & Co. has elected to distribute independent research from Morningstar and BNY Jaywalk to its customers under the ...

Recent Research Moves

05/17/2004
In 2002 there were four co-heads of U.S. equity research at Credit Suisse First Boston. Jim Clark, Diane Schumaker-Kreig, John Hervey and Jack Kirnan. All four shared the spotlight last ...

Growing Demand for Indy Research?

05/12/2004
While is still too early to tell, some market participants feel that one of the unintended consequences of the $1.4 billion global settlement regarding biased Wall Street research could be an ...

NASD Weighing In On Soft Dollars

05/12/2004
According to an article released today by SRi Media, NASD Chairman and CEO Robert Glauber announced the formation of a Mutual Fund Task Force, whose mission “will be to identify and ...