MIFID2 Provides Buy-side with opportunity to explore valuable independent research

Posted Posted in Alpha, Investing, News, Research, Risk Management, Trading

“The unbundling of research and execution entailed by MiFID2 is going to overhaul the whole research industry…” – Guillaume Andreu In the timely and insightful article on LinkedIn “Unbundling of research and execution induced by MiFID2 spawns the rise of FinTechs on ​​the research market” by Guillaume Andreu, FinTech firms in the research arena as well […]

The wizard, and a look behind the curtain of language & machine Learning

Posted Posted in Alpha, Big Data, Research

Researchers, and large corporations (IBM, Google, Facebook) are all searching for the holy grail in machine learning – understanding and responding to the basics of language. A deep learning algorithm created by Google has already been able to learn from their extensive technical support logs and through this learning is now able to create responses […]

Institutional Stock Market Research Insights provide a perspective for Individuals as well

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK is challenging the status quo for research in the equities markets around the world.  The buy-side (an analog for the individual or retail investor in the institutional money management space) is needing to re-think how they pay for research to aid them in their investment decision making […]