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Detwiler Fenton Adds Research Sales

Detwiler Fenton & Co., a Boston-based investment bank, announced it hired a senior research salesperson for its New York office. Eileen Read is joining the firm as a Managing Director ...
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Guidepoint Hiring Binge Reflects Growth and Diversification Strategies

Guidepoint Global LLC, the second largest expert network, is on a hiring spree with twenty-eight open positions listed on their website including a manager for its consulting firm business and ...

Private Equity Firms Continue to Cash Out of Nielsen Stock

Private equity investors in market research firm Nielsen are planning to sell off another 20 million shares in a secondary offering that will not benefit Nielsen. Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) ...
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Guidepoint’s Tracker Ages Well

Guidepoint, a leading expert network, is approaching the tenth anniversary of its Tracker service, which provides monthly data on segments of the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. Guidepoint, which was ...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Adds To Its Research Distribution Platform

Bank of America Merrill Lynch added EidoSearch Predictive Analytics and Mary Epner Retail Analysis (MERA) to its BofA Merrill Open Minds alternative research platform. The move signals a revitalization of ...

Proposed U.S. Legislation Would Ban Primary Research

Two Democratic U.S. senators introduced proposed insider trading legislation which is extremely broad and would effectively ban primary research.  Separately, an insider trading bill introduced in the House of Representatives ...

Prosecutors Had Direct Evidence Against Chiasson and Didn’t Use It

John Kinnucan, the erratic independent researcher convicted of passing inside information to his clients, has resurfaced in recently unsealed documents involving Level Global co-founder Anthony Chiasson.  Chiasson's sentence was recently ...
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Research Profile: Former Hedge Fund Analyst Starts Research Firm For Retail Investors

A former healthcare analyst from an SAC Capital Advisors affiliate has started a new research firm designed to help retail investors undertake institutional quality research.  The new firm, Slingshot Insights, ...

Industry Analyst Decries Shortcomings of Sell Side Research

In a recent article in the Journal of Commerce, a logistic industry expert criticized sell side research for failing to anticipate UPS's recent earnings shortfall announced January 23rd. Satish Jindel, ...
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Co-Founder of Channel Checker Departs

Williams Hay, co-founder of Atlanta-based technology market researcher Sales Pulse Research, has moved back to the technology industry, taking a sales role at Cisco.  Co-founder Tom Morphis plans to continue ...