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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 ...

Equity Hedge Funds Begin Second Half of 2022 with Gains

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, ...

A Day in the Life from my Sell-Side Days

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.  ...

Will Plunging ECM Deals Leads to Layoffs?

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

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 

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

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?

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 ...

McKinsey: Active Equity Managers Failed to Deliver During Pandemic

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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