Contrary to popular belief, recent moves to outlaw soft dollars or unbundled trading and non-trading services may not benefit the research market—not even independent providers. So says a new report from Thomson Financial (see page 1).
One might think that the criticism of broker research and the quest for better quality information would benefit the independent research market and even reward the more scrupulous brokers. Furthermore, as firms better understand where their money is going—as t
Anthony and James spoke with some sources about the big acquisition of Charles River by State Street, and right now, there are more questions than answers.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails