Tag: research analysts

Study shows decline in accuracy of research analysts

by Cydney Posner Here’s an interesting report from Bloomberg on a soon-to-be-published study that concludes that stock analysts are actually worse at predicting corporate earnings now, after a number of regulatory actions to increase transparency and prevent research analyst conflicts of interest, than they were prior to these actions. In […]

FINRA issues seven new FAQs regarding research conflict-of-interest rules

by Cydney Posner Last week, FINRA released seven new FAQs related to the research conflict of interest rules.  In essence, FINRA analyzes the types of facts and circumstances that might be decisive in determining whether certain conduct or communications are prohibited under the conflict-of-interest rules. According to FINRA, the risks […]