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

08/31/2022
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

08/23/2022
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 ...

Equity Hedge Funds Begin Second Half of 2022 with Gains

08/15/2022
According to Chicago-based hedge fund research and consulting firm HFR, hedge funds posted a modest 1.3% gain in July, despite accelerating inflation, interest rate hikes by the US Federal Reserve, ...
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A Day in the Life from my Sell-Side Days

05/27/2022
This account of a junior sell-side analyst's work day was authored by Dick Toad, the pseudonym for a former sell-side tech analyst who also worked for two long/short hedge funds.  ...
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Will Plunging ECM Deals Leads to Layoffs?

04/20/2022
Equity offerings in Europe, the Middle East and Africa have plunged almost 70% so far this year, while the number of IPOs in the US during the 1st Qtr 2022 ...
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Active Managers Continued to Under Perform Passive in 2021

04/08/2022
Most active US equity funds fell short of their passive counterparts for the eighth consecutive year, according to analysis by S&P Dow Jones Indices. 80% of all domestic US funds ...
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Stock Coverage is Declining Fastest in Europe 

04/05/2022
MiFID II may have exacerbated the decrease in analyst coverage of European stocks, but the decline started years before, according to an analysis of data supplied by Refinitiv I/B/E/S.  Stock ...
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Good News for Stock Pickers: Stock Correlations Remain Low Despite Geopolitical Stresses

03/30/2022
Unlike past crises, stocks are not moving in lockstep despite the economic turmoil created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, maintaining a more benign environment for fundamental equity research providers and ...
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The Death of Globalism: How Will it Impact Investment Research?

03/29/2022
As BlackRock’s Larry Fink declares the demise of globalism in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the implications are still being digested by portfolio managers -- and the external ...
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McKinsey: Active Equity Managers Failed to Deliver During Pandemic

11/19/2021
The market uncertainties during the height of the Covid-19 crisis provided a golden opportunity for active equity managers to shine as consumption patterns changed radically, generating new opportunities to create ...
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