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Established Boutique Buckingham Research Bites the Dust

Independent brokerage firm Buckingham Research Group is winding down through the end of next month, blaming a deteriorating environment for equity research.  However, we suspect the more immediate cause was ...

COVID-19 Impacts Sell-Side Conference & Corporate Access Biz

Following in the footsteps of JPMorgan Chase, who cancelled an investor conference in Shenzen China a few weeks ago due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, a growing number ...
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IR Platform StreetReader Acquired by New Startup

StreetReader, an application that helps corporate executives stay on message, has been acquired by Seersite, a new social media venture that will focus on company and market commentary.  The founder ...
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Mixed Wall Street Jobs Outlook Seen in February

Layoffs on Wall Street plunged 61% in February while at the same time banks refused to hire, reflecting continued nervousness among executives in response to low interest rates, weak commission ...

Knowledge as an Addictive Drug – Why the Expert Network Industry is Growing Fast

The following is a guest article by Yishi Zuo, CEO of DeepBench, a platform which helps organizations build their own proprietary knowledge networks.    DeepBench received a minority investment from Macquarie ...
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2019 Bulge Bank Equities Results: European Banks Rebound Yet US Banks Still Dominate

With all the major investment banks reporting, equities revenues for the nine largest equities franchises fell 5% in 2019 to $40.6 billion from $42.9 billion a year ago, excluding Deutsche ...

US IPO Activity Picks Up in February 2020

US IPO activity picked up in February 2020 as 13 deals were priced during the month, 30% higher than the number of new deals priced in the same month last year.  In ...
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Intrinio Launches Exclusive Data Market for Asset Managers

Data marketplace provider, Intrinio, recently announced that it has launched an exclusive, invitation only data market called Prophet which features unique alternative data and other alpha generating predictive datasets for ...

HSBC Joins the Cash Equity Retreat

HSBC announced it was downsizing its European cash equities business as part of a broader restructuring of the bank.  HSBC emulates Deutsche Bank, Macquarie and SocGen in scaling back its ...

AI-Powered Expert Network Receives $4.8 Million Funding

Cambridge UK startup, an expert network which uses artificial intelligence to source experts, secured £3.76 million ($4.87 million) in Series A funding.  The company has raised about $6.5 million ...
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