Buy Side Says Research Quality Counts, Too


It’s no surprise that the buy side is overwhelmed by the quantity of research, but many investment managers say the quality of research is also a major concern.

"There’s too much superficial research and not enough in-depth research," says Darcy MacLaren, director of equity research for Seattle-based Safeco Life & Investment Funds. MacLaren classifies superficial research as "a one-page description of the earnings release where I can’t tell what business the company is in." An in-depth piece of

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