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New Web Data Firm Targets Retail Investors

03/02/2021
Quiver Quantitative, a web data provider founded last year by two college students, was set up to make alternative data accessible to individual investors. Its data on WallStreetBets has also ...
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Covid Accelerates Outsourcing Trend Across the Street

03/01/2021
The following article was written by Mr. Kuni Chen, CFA, a former sell-side equity research analyst and the Director of Research Advisory Practice at Compliance Risk Concepts. Today, many nonregistered firms ...
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2020 Bulge Bank Equities Results: US Banks Prosper at Expense of Non-US Banks

02/26/2021
Thanks to a pandemic-induced surge in trading, equities revenues for the nine largest equities franchises soared 20% in 2020 to $49 billion from $40.6 billion a year ago.  However, not ...
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Cowen Hires Former Oppenheimer Cybersecurity Analyst

02/25/2021
New York based investment bank Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ: COWN) recently announced that former Oppenheimer research analyst, Shaul Eyal, has joined the firm’s equity research team to cover cybersecurity and information ...
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Neuravest Research Launches AI Driven Portfolio Construction Management Platform

02/24/2021
Atlanta-based Neuravest Research, a provider of AI-driven investment solutions, recently announced its launch and the public release of its portfolio construction and management platform, designed to help asset managers achieve ...
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LinkedIn: Modest 2021 Increase in Equity Research Analyst Compensation Despite Increased Usage

02/23/2021
Although research interactions have surged during the pandemic, equity research compensation remained little changed in 2021 from 2019 levels, according to statistics collected by LinkedIn.  Median bonuses increased from $24,000 ...
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NLP Applications in Investment Research

02/22/2021
The following is a guest article written by Tejas Shastry, serial entrepreneur and Chief Data Scientist of GreenKey (GK).   GK leverages NLP to convert complex, mission critical audio and text ...
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Over Two Dozen Banks Have Exited or Restructured Equities Units

02/19/2021
Commerzbank’s recent plan to shut down its equities unit is part of a broader trend of restructuring the low-margin business.  By our count, twenty-five banks have re-engineered their equities units ...
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Consumer Edge Acquires Web Data Firm Savvr

02/18/2021
Earlier this week, independent investment research and alternative data firm, Consumer Edge, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Portland-based web scraping data provider Savvr. Recent Savvr Acquisition Founded ...
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New Short-Only Research Firm Rejects ‘Activist’ Business Model

02/17/2021
As 'activist' research firm Citron Research shuts down its short research after being targeted by retail investors, a new short ideas firm, The Bindle Paper, is embracing a subscription-based revenue ...
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