Zephyr Working on a New Portfolio Analytics Tool

Marc Odo, Zephyr Associates

Zephyr Associates, the Lake Tahoe, Nevada-based analytics provider, is at work on a new tool that will analyze an entire database of mutual funds on the web in a matter of hours.

"Typically the way that people have done it is they do their analysis in smaller bites," says Marc Odo, Zephyr's director of applied research. "Say, for example, they only want to look at large-cap value, so they chug through the numbers and come up with some guys that meet their criteria. But just due to limited comput