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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 ...

SEC to Banks: Accept Payments Through CCAs

09/24/2010
New York – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a letter clarifying that investment banks providing proprietary research can be paid through Client Commission Arrangements (CCAs).  This innocuous letter ...

Research is Sold, It Is Not Bought – Part 2

09/07/2010
New York, NY – Over the past nine months, a number of independent research firms have come to the realization that in order to rebuild their research businesses in the ...

Do Buy Side Analysts Outperform the Sell Side?

09/05/2007
Buy side analysts demonstrate less accuracy in their buy/sell/hold recommendations than sell side analysts, according to a study conducted by professors at Harvard Business School.  The study tracked the recommendations ...
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