American Century Names New Head of Quantitative Research April 26, 2013American Century names former BlackRock/BGI exec Vinod Chandrashekaran as head of quantitative research. Chaikin Analytics Launches iPad Workstation For Institutional Asset Managers and Advisors January 17, 2013The iPad is continuing to gain steam among finance professionals, but financial institutions that are winning the mobile game are following certain rules. Hedge Funds Get Sneak Preview of Analyst Views July 16, 2012The New York Times claims it has obtains documents proving that some elite hedge funds are systematically getting a peek at analyst views ahead of other investors. Citi Expects 66 Percent Drop in BlackBerry Use After Implementing BYOD Strategy May 31, 2012Financial firms once supported only the BlackBerry, but now Apple's iOS and the iPhone and iPad are gaining momentum across the Street. MarketAxess Research Introduces TCA for Fixed Income March 30, 2012The electronic trading platform's research arm is offering a proprietary method for analyzing and reducing transaction cost in less liquid corporate bond markets. Financial Firms Support iPod, iPad and Android July 26, 2011With the iPhone and iPad winning the popularity contest among consumers, while BlackBerry stumbles, financial services executives are apt to support multiple devices. ING Investment Mgmt. Adopts Bloomberg's Research Mgmt. Platform July 26, 2011Sets up network for portfolio managers and buy-and sell-side analysts to share trade ideas. Misys Confirms Takeover Offer June 24, 2011 ITG Acquires Research Provider June 08, 2011The acquisition will provide differentiated views into the exploration and production activities of North American and international energy companies. Barclays Capital Launches Research For iPad April 07, 2011Barclays Capital Research for iPad offers clients the ability to browse, search, filter, save and create alerts for their favorite publications. Advent's Tamale Introduces New Compliance Features March 03, 2011Advent recently introduced a Broker Evaluation module in Tamale RMS that can be used to document meetings, correspondence, research and other services provided by brokers used in making investment decisions. Titan Trading Analytics Incorporates MarketPsych Sentiment Data into Behavioral Research February 23, 2011The MarketPsych Data Feed provides intraday updates gathered from earnings call transcripts, chat forums, and social media sites. OCE Interactive Releases New Stock Research Platform February 08, 2011OCE's Comps Companion explains why a company trades at different multiples relative to a group of peers across U.S. equities. Research Management Solution Can Save Firms 40% On Labor Costs, Says Advent December 17, 2010Based on a survey of 360 portfolio managers, research directors and analysts, the study found that highly compensated professionals spend an inordinate amount of time searching and sifting for information that is already in their firms' possession. Morgan Stanley Releases Android App November 12, 2010The Android app for institutional investors is the first for its kind for a Wall Street firm. Access 342 Sells Analysts' Research to Buy Side October 26, 2010New Dutch-auction model brings transparency to fair market price of analysts' research, unbundled from other equity brokerage products. Mobile Banking to Generate Almost 90 Billion Text Messages Per Year By 2015 October 07, 2010Juniper Research sees SMS banking growing quickly, up from 30 billion messages this year. HHS Awards $9.9 Million For Cardiovascular Telehealth Study October 06, 2010Government stimulus funds to support research into the impact of wireless and telephone care management on heart failure patients' health. OTR Global Enters Distribution Agreement With Assay Research September 27, 2010Shared clients will be able to leverage OTR's channel checks and custom research to investigate opportunities signaled by forensic analysis and to apply Assay's expertise in forensics to evaluate inflection points uncovered in OTR's marketplace findings.
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