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Dire Forecasts

04/12/2011
New York – A pending study has labeled the fund management as ‘overpaid’ and destroying $1.3 trillion in value each year.  Sell-side research is identified as contributing to the value ...

DeGraaf’s New Research Firm Gets a Pulse

04/04/2011
New York, NY – Less than two months ago, Jeff DeGraaf, Institutional Investor’s top ranked technical analyst for the past six years, left ISI to open his own hedge fund ...

CSA Use Grows on Buy-Side

03/14/2011
New York, NY – According to a report recently published by Boston-based consulting firm the Tabb Group, three-quarters of all US buy-side firms currently use commission sharing agreements.  In addition, ...

Instinet adds Research Partner in the Healthcare Sector

02/24/2011
Instinet, an agency brokerage firm, announced its partnership with Favus Institutional Research, an independent research provider focused on the healthcare sector. As a member of Instinet’s research platform, Favus Institutional ...

Lord Myners Bundles With Autonomous

02/22/2011
New York – Paul Myners, author of the Myners report which spurred the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority (FSA) to require greater commission transparency, joined London-based Autonomous Research LLP as chairman ...

How Much Longer?

02/15/2011
New York – The insider trading investigation entered a new phase in February as the focus shifted from suppliers of inside information, mainly centered on expert network Primary Global Research ...

Ticonderoga Said to Buy Soleil

02/11/2011
New York – Bloomberg Businessweek reports today that Ticonderoga Securities LLC, the New York-based broker-dealer started in 2009, has reached a preliminary agreement to buy independent research firm Soleil Securities ...

Weeden out the Competition

01/26/2011
New York – Throughout this year we have seen a number of brokers expand their research offerings to entice more trade volume or enhance the vote.  Among the success stories ...

Research 2.0 Turns to Blog as Research Distribution Platform

01/20/2011
New York – Research 2.0, a research firm that focuses on emerging technologies, recently announced some interesting changes to the way they would be distributing research. Some of the highlights ...

Sentiment Analysis in the News

12/23/2010
New York – Two interesting stories about trading strategies based on sentiment analysis. First, via Bloomberg, a new hedge fund that will use Twitter to predict moves in the stock ...
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