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Investment Research
Jun 23. 2022

Buybacks Today Form A Larger Part of Aggregate Payouts

This is the first part of a four-part series. 

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Investment Research
May 12. 2022

How Standardized Data Documentation Helps Investors Accelerate Data Evaluation

The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) established the

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Company Analysis Investment Research
Apr 08. 2022

How Promising Is The Future of Last-Mile Food Delivery?

The last-mile food delivery industry has become a market worth $46.2 billion in CY21, according to the Visible Alpha consensus. Visible Alpha’s granular consensus data offers a ...

author: Visible Alpha

Company Analysis Investment Research Company Analysis - Technology
Jan 19. 2022

Adding Users or Selling Ads? A Quantitative Analysis of Social Media Stock Returns to KPI Surprises

What are the key revenue drivers in social media, and how does the market react to surprising new information about them?

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Investment Research
Jun 27. 2019

The importance of real-time analyst earnings estimates

Analyst and consensus estimates revisions are highly sought after by investment professionals, who typically obtain estimates revisions by either collecting and ingesting ...

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Investment Research
Jan 03. 2019

A Match Made in Heaven: Nowcasts and Forecasts

The rise of alternative data has encouraged more fundamental investors to consider a new approach in their investing strategy: quantamental investing. 

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Investment Research
Dec 27. 2018

The Data Deluge

Active managers are in a world of accelerating change. Poor active management performance and the search for lower fees have caused a flood of funds into passive investment ...

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Investment Research
Dec 19. 2018

The Rise of Alternative Data

In short, alternative data refers to any non-traditional data that is used to make investment decisions. It's a hot topic in the investment management industry right now, and a ...

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Investment Research
Mar 22. 2018

Why your firm needs a new age research management system

With the rise of passive investments and increasing regulatory and cost pressures, investment research analysts and portfolio managers are on an ...

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Investment Research
Mar 06. 2018

Estimates data then and now

An analyst’s estimates are arguably the most important inputs when attempting to value a company. Investment managers rely heavily on estimates ...

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