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Alternative Data Use Doubles in 2023

According to law firm Lowenstein Sandler’s annual 2023 Alternative Data Report, the percentage of survey respondents currently using alternative data doubled from 31% in 2022 to 62% in 2023.  Users ...

Data Minds: Data-Centric Trading & Risk Strategies for a Successful 2024

Corporate event data provider, Wall Street Horizon, will be hosting its first Data Minds webinar of 2024 this coming Thursday, January 11, 2024 at 11:00 am ET.  I will be ...
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2023 Review: Research-Related Capital Raises Continue to Climb

The past few years have marked an unprecedented period for capital raises in the investment research, alternative data, and InvesTech industries.  Although the market began to cool slightly in 2023, ...
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2023 Review:  Artificial Intelligence Comes of Age in the Research and FinTech Industries

During 2023, the investment research industry witnessed a transformative shift with the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into various aspects of its operations. From data collection and analysis to predictive ...

Current AI Models Not Fit For Finance, at Least Not Yet…

Recently, artificial intelligence testing firm Patronus AI, reviewed a number of well-known Large Language Models (LLMs) to see how they handled answering questions derived from SEC Filings.  Their results suggest ...
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2023 Regulatory Review: MiFID II, Privacy, AI and ESG Receive Increased Focus

Regulatory changes have been a hot topic of debate in 2023, with regulators and lawmakers honing in on research payments, privacy concerns, ESG data harvesting, and the use of artificial ...

FactSet Announces Beta Release of AI Chatbot Dubbed Mercury

Norwalk, Connecticut-based global financial information provider, FactSet (NYSE:FDS), recently announced the beta release of FactSet Mercury, an AI assistant built to enhance users’ decision making based on the firm’s extensive ...

FinChat Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round from Social Leverage

Toronto-based AI powered stock research platform, FinChat recently announced that it recently secured a $1.5 million equity investment from Arizona-based private equity firm, Social Leverage. FinChat’s Recent Investment Recently, Social ...

Thoma Bravo Makes Investment in Blue Matrix

Recently, software focused private equity firm Thoma Bravo announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to make a strategic growth investment in Blue Matrix, a leading investment research authoring ...
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How to Become a Star Research Analyst

According to a recently published working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) called, Security Analysis and the Collection of Hard and Soft Information, research analysts who consistently ...
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