Browsing: North America

Great Lakes Migration

05/27/2011
Great Lakes Review, an independent research firm founded in 1981 which was part of Soleil Securities’ research platform since 2005, has left Soleil to join Wellington Shields & Co. As we ...

Datamyne 2.0: Simplifying trade data research

05/26/2011
Miami – Datamyne recently announced its latest product release, featuring a friendlier user interface and expanded user options that make it easy to run complex searches and analyses of its ...

CFA Institute, um, Supports Expert Networks (kind of)

05/24/2011
New York – A recent blog on the CFA Institute website discusses the reputational risk of using expert networks, while providing strong support for mosaic theory and more equivocal support ...

Senator Jumps Aboard Insider Trading Bandwagon

05/23/2011
New York, NY – According to the Wall Street Journal, Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has recently started an investigation into potential insider ...

Behind the Numbers to launch hedge fund

05/19/2011
According to MarketWatch, the independent short idea research firm Behind the Numbers is launchig its own hedge fun later this year: Behind the Numbers, an independent research firm known for warning ...

Consolidating Expert Networks

05/17/2011
New York – The downsizing of the expert network industry has begun.  Business Connect China, a China-based expert network, is merging with Circle of Experts and Tribeca Insights to form ...

Rebranding Gerson Lehrman

05/10/2011
New York – Gerson Lehrman Group Inc. (GLG), the leading expert network provider, has quietly launched a new rebranding strategy.  GLG has reformed itself into two new brands:  GLG Research, ...

Are Channel Checks Legit?

05/09/2011
New York, NY – Last November, buy-side analysts were shocked as the growing insider trading investigation seemed to call into question their use of expert networks and channel checks.  In ...

Behavioral Finance lessons from BP

05/06/2011
New York – A forthcoming paper analyzes BP from a behavioral finance perspective. One of the main findings is that insufficient knowledge, or acknowledgment, of BP’s corporate culture led analysts ...

Using Trade Data to Follow Glencore

05/05/2011
New York – With an $11-billion initial public offering in the works, there’s intense interest in, but limited new disclosures from the resolutely low-profile Glencore AG. We recently came across ...
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