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Expert Networks Continues Meager Growth Led By PE Industry in 2023

Expert networks, which specialize in connecting users to industry experts, continued to experience moderate growth in 2023, according to a study released by Inex One, an expert network marketplace.   2023 ...
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Mixed U.S. IPO Activity in February 2024

US IPO activity posted a mixed performance in February 2024 as 10 new deals were priced during the month, equal to the number of deals priced during the same month ...

Buy-Side Spending on Investment Research Expected to Continue Falling in 2023

According to Integrity Research’s annual research industry outlook, spending by global asset managers on sell-side and independent research is expected to fall 3.5% in 2023 – marking the second consecutive ...
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20 Years On: What is the Outlook for Regulatory Reforms to Research?

This is the second of five-part series on the state of the investment research industry.  To see the first installment, click here. In 2003, Fidelity traders celebrated a lavish bachelor ...
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2022 was Another Strong Year for Bulge Bank Equities Despite Faltering Markets

The ten largest equities franchises posted 2022 revenues which were the second highest ever, thanks to a strong first half.  Revenues fell precipitously in the fourth quarter, boding ill for ...

2022 US Equity Commissions Fell 18% According to Bloomberg

U.S. institutional equity commissions shrank to $7.3 billion in 2022, down $1.6 billion from a buoyant $8.9 billion in 2021.  IPO volumes fell as market values collapsed, creating a more ...
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U.S. IPO Activity Posts Pathetic Close to 2022

US IPO activity posted an extremely weak performance in December 2022 as only 1 new deal was priced during the month, 89% below the level of deals priced during the ...

Wall Street Bankers to Receive Lumps of Coal in 2022

According to Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and other investment banks are considering slashing bonuses by up to 30% in 2022.  In addition, a number ...

US Equity Commissions Resume Decline, Falling 10% in Latest Coalition Greenwich Survey

The downward trend in US equity commissions reasserted itself after a brief respite during the frenzied pandemic trading, shrinking 10.1% for the 12 months ended March 2022, according to the ...
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Independent Research Firms Top Investment Banks for Buy Recommendation Performance

The buy recommendations from independent research boutiques have bested their investment bank rivals over the last three years, according to performance information collected by Investars, a research performance measurement and ...
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