San Francisco Chronicle: Jan 20, 2008, Tracking returns of analysts' ratings

Financial News Online Us: Jule 26, 2007, Goldman Sachs set to extend third-party research platform

Business Journal: June 24, 2007, Bears lurking in Wall St. woods

Business Day: June 24, 2007, What to sell — that's the big question

Indianapolis Business Journal: June 18, 2007, Bearish analysts shown to be good for investors

Chicago Tribune: June 18, 2007, Wall Street reforms yield franker analysts

CNBC: Apr 13, 2007, "Closing bell"

USA TODAY: Mar 27, 2007, Citigroup advises 'sell' on Vonage

Inside Market Data: Feb 19, 2007, Investars Shining Bright

The Wall Street Journal Online: Feb 01, 2007, Goldman Buys Independent Research Co. Stakes For New Venture

Chicago Tribune : Apr 27, 2006, Stock movement like GM's now relatively rare

TIME: Apr 16, 2006, Who Do You Trust?

USA Today: Apr 03, 2006, And a big "Boo-Yah" to you, too

Kiplinger's Personal Finance: Apr, 2006, Who Picks the Best Stocks

The Charlotte Observer : Mar 15, 2006, Kiplinger's lauds Wachovia's advice

Los Angeles Times : Feb 21, 2006, Stock Research Is Hard on Upstarts

USA Today: Nov 09, 2005, Believe it or not, airline stocks hot

Investor's Business Daily: Oct 24, 2005, Signs of success scarce for global research settlement

CBS Marketwatch: Oct 24, 2005, Success of research settlement limited

Nikkei Net Interactive: Aug 02, 2005, Financial Services Article (in japanese)

The Wall Street Journal: Jun 7, 2005, Stock Research Gets More Reliable

Barron's Online : Apr 18, 2005, Spitzer's Next Hit

Chicago Tribune : Apr 10, 2005, Investors go for independent research option

Newsweek: Mar 17, 2005, Money: Trading Up Online

Barron's Online : Feb 28, 2005, Online Trading Revives

USA Today: Feb 09, 2005, Analysts deliver better advice

CBS Marketwatch: Feb 1, 2005, Fidelity courts retail brokerage clients

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The Wall Street Journal: Nov 5, 2004, Morningstar Tweaks Way It Checks On Company Stock Ratings

USA Today: Oct 15, 2004, Rare gems shine in blah market September 2004, Are equity analysts blind to risk?

The Wall Street Journal: Aug 3, 2004, Independent Stock Research Gets a Boost From New Study

The Wall Street Journal: Jul 27, 2004, Independent Research Is Hitting Wall Street

Business Week Online : Jul 26, 2004, How the Independents Fared

The Wall Street Journal: April 26, 2004, Analyze This: Research Is Fuzzier Than Ever

St. Louis Business Journal: April 23, 2004, Two A. G. Edwards analysts get top nods from Bloomberg.

Business Wire: April 15, 2004, D.A. Davidson & Co. Analyst Named 'Home-Run Hitter'; John Rogers is Named One of Nation's Top Analysts By Institutional Investor Magazine

Chicago Tribune: Oct 24, 2003, Upbeat reports help deflate worry

New York Times: Jul 27, 2003, Stock Research: The New Growth Industry Jul 10, 2003, Sky Capital LLC Ranked by as Number One Equity Research Firm

Business Week: Jun 12, 2003, The New Era of Indie Research

Business Week Online : May 19, 2003, (Still) Pity the Poor Little Guy

Washington Post: May 8 2003, Independent Firms See Payoff. Apr 23, 2003, A Few Stars Still Shine Among Analysts

Montreal Gazette: Mar 27, 2003, Defiant Investing Pays Off

Business Week Online : Feb 28, 2003, Picks for a Market Stuck in Neutral

Institutional Investor: Feb 20 2003, Tom White makes a play for Research Independence

Business Week: Jan 24 2003, Research Revolution

Wall Street Journal: Jan 21, 2003, Group Aims To Offer One-Stop Shop For Comparing Research

Yahoo!: Jan 20, 2003, Group to Offer One-Stop Shopping for Company Research

National Post: Jan 15, 2003, 'Buy' means it'll go up, probably Transparency v. Clarity: 'It seems that they've found different ways to use vague terms'

S&P Press Release: Jan 13, 2003, S&P Stock Research Ranked Best-Performing of 2002 Among Large Research Firms By

CBS Marketwatch: Jan 7, 2003, Independent research opportunity

Chicago Tribune: Jan 5, 2003, Big benefit for small investors?

Price Waterhouse Coopers: Dec 2002, Jan 2003, That was the year that was

Financial Times: Dec 20, 2002, Register of stock picks to be set up

Business Week Online : Dec 16, 2002, Graphic: The Best of the Independents

Wall Street Journal: Oct 31, 2002, Independent Research Firms Agree to Form Consortium

Chicago Tribune: Dec 5, 2002, 'Sell' signals not a lasting solution

The Business Times Singapore: Nov 14, 2002, Top analysts don't make the best calls

Yahoo! News: Nov 13, 2002, Spitzer Targets Wall St. Analysts Awards

CBS Marketwatch: Nov 13, 2002, Spitzer skews 'All-Star' analyst awards

CNNmoney: Nov 13, 2002, Bernstein's purity questioned

Financial Times: Nov 12, 2002, Global Investing: Wall Street sees sharp rise in 'sell' recommendations by analysts

Business Week Online : Nov 11, 2002, Reform: Slip Slidin' Away?

The Seattle Times: Nov 5, 2002, Ways to keep stock analysis independent

Star Tribune: Nov 4, 2002, Seeking a way to ensure independence in stock analysis

Los Angeles Times: Nov 4, 2002, Can Outside Research Clean Up the Street?

TheBanker, Nov 3 2002, Independents' day

Wall Street Journal: Oct 31, 2002, Does Independent Research Mean Better Stock Picks?


National Post, Oct 21 2002, Beware of dead cats, bear traps

The Financial News

Investment Dealers Digest
Investment Dealers Digest, 10/14/2002, The Research Conundrum: Citi's separation proposal may not solve problem.
At first glance, Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney's offer to create a separate research company located within the financial behemoth appears to finally begin to seriously address the inherent conflicts of interest ...

Wall Street Journal, Oct 14, 2002, The Great Wall Street?

BusinessWeek, Oct 14 2002, A Chinese Wall -- or Several Fences? Oct 3, 2002, Goldman's Luster May Be Fading

National Post, Sep 27 2002, 'Indie' research thrives amid corporate chaos

National Post, Sep 27 2002, Make research pay for itself Sep 27, 2002, Independent Research a Tough Sell Jul 31, 2002, Congress Revisits the Street's Dark Side

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Pensions & Investments: Jul 22, 2002, JAYWALK'S NEW PARADIGM

Contra Costa Times: Jul 15, 2002, Detached analysis of stocks draws a crowd

NPR: Morning Edition: Jun 11, 2002, Independent stock analysts trying to capitalize on current conflict of interest concerns among the big brokerage houses on Wall Street Jun 9 2002, Investor's Confidence is Shaky

Chicago Tribune, 06/09/2002, Detached analysis draws a crowd

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The Daily Deal, 06/07/2002 Capital Calls
News from the world of private equity and venture capital. When KPS Special Situations Fund went shopping for a deal recently, it flashed its union card ...

Chicago Tribune, 06/04/2002 Independent researchers show strength
Everyone likes to feel protected, especially when it comes to family and finances. Unfortunately, turbulent world events, especially those with the ...

BusinessWeek, 06/03/2002 RESEARCH SHOULD PAY ITS OWN WAY
Everything was on the table when New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer began his crusade to clean up Merrill Lynch & Co. in April. Criminal charges. A restitution fund for investors. Even partial reinstatement of Depression-era ...

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Crain's New York Business, 06/03/2002 Indie research profits from fall of false idols : Unaffiliated firms ...
Jack Hidary has been looking forward to this morning for a long time. In the Seaport Room of the Marriott Financial Center Hotel on West Street, before an audience that will include City Council Speaker ...

Business Week Online : Jun 3, 2002, What Good Advice?

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Investment News, 05/27/2002 Presumption of innocence a boon for small research firms
Last week's agreement by Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. to pay $100 million to settle allegations that its analysts misled investors with their recommendations sheds new light on the value of analyst independence. ... Apr 25, 2002, Looking for an Honest Analyst?

Financial Times: Apr 19, 2002, Lex: Merrill Lynch Apr 19, 2002, 'Buy' Ratings Criticized

Washington Post: Apr 14, 2002, Tired of Stock Answers?

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Mar 8, 2002, Independent research firm called Enron early

Washington Post: Feb 27, 2002, Analysts Face Scrutiny Over Enron Ratings, Feb 15, 2002, Lower Price Targets Lose Appeal

Los Angeles Times: Feb 8, 2002, Proposed Rules for Analysts Get Solid Marks

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Jan 25, 2002, Bankers seek compromise over predatory lending Jan 22, 2002, Persoonlijke geldzaken: beter beleggen

Mingpaonews: Mingpaonews

Los Angeles Times: Dec 30, 2001, As Markets Rise Again, So Do Analysts

Business Week Online : Dec 3, 2001, The Little Guys Get Some Respect

The South Florida Business Journal: Sep 7, 2001, Noble Financial takes its lumps

Yahoo FinanceVision: Aug 3, 2001, Questioning Securities Analysts Motives

Financial Advisor Magazine: Aug 1, 2001, Holes Develop In Chinese Wall Preventing Analyst Conflicts

Financial Times: Aug 1, 2001, Editorial comment: Hard sell

De Volkskrant: Aug 1, 2001, Beleggingsresultaat na bankadvies bedroevend (German)

Hearing on Wall Street Financial Analysts, July 31, 2001
Kei Kianpoor (Investars CEO) Testimony: Transcript

An Experiment Gone Bad Supports The Value Of Index Funds July 24, 2001

In Brief column July 23, 2001

Stock answers only rate a 'hold' July 22, 2001

Price-To-Earnings Ratio Computerworld July 16, 2001

Wall Street giants accused of bias Daily Telegraph July 3, 2001


The Industry Standard, June 25, 2001, Rating the Analysts - June 25, 2001

The perils of being an analyst Jun 22, 2001

"Long-term accumulate" is dead, June 21, 2001

Pra quê complicar? (Portuguese), June 21, 2001

Las viejas calificaciónes de Wall Street no van mas (Spanish), June 21, 2001

Handelsblatt: June 20, 2001, Analysten machen arm (German)

Nur "Kaufen" bringt Verluste June 19, 2001

The Siebel Observer: June 18, 2001, How Good are Brokerage Recommendations? - Jun 18, 2001

Håpløse analytikere? Ksjeforum Jun 11, 2001

SmartMoney: June 5, 2001, Analyzing the Analysts

Analysts' advice could prove costly The Tampa Tribune Jun 3, 2001

Yahoo FinanceVision: May 31, 2001, Rating the Analysts

Valutare gli analisti (Italian) May 30, 2001 Voltrade

Analysts' Stock Ratings Don't Keep Up With S&P 500, NYT Reports May 29, 2001