4th Story Combines Market, Fundamental Analytics, Boosts Analyst Automation

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4th Story chief executive Steve Smith says the vendor had always been able to run analytics separately against market data or fundamental data─such as balance sheet and financial information or analyst estimates─but was approached last fall by an unnamed long-only asset manager that wanted to perform research on both data types together for tasks such as strategy building and portfolio construction rather than to support real-time trading decisions, and was unable to do this itself with its exis