Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

February 13, 2018

Startup? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Jumping On Board

They call me “dinosaur” in the office. But, I don’t have any gray hair (well, maybe a few), I still live in the city, and I […]
February 6, 2018

Blockchain Technology – What Are The Expectations?

A great number of predictions are being made about blockchain, and how the technology behind Bitcoin will revolutionize the world. While the ever-growing cryptocurrency is perhaps […]
January 23, 2018

2017 Trends – AlphaSense

As we reflect on 2017, we will likely remember it as a time of improving economic outlook, geopolitical tensions, natural disasters and an astronomical rise in […]
December 22, 2017

2018 Shale Growth Outlook: Solid

In 2018, the U.S. onshore oil industry will enter a third year of recovery. The industry has learned a great deal about how to do more […]
December 5, 2017

Net Neutrality – FCC on Ctrl+Z Mode

The Federal Communications Commission recently announced they will vote on December 14, 2017, to suspend the landmark Obama-era regulation that ensures equal access to the Internet […]
November 27, 2017

Quickly Identify Acquisition Targets With AI-Powered Search

2017 has been one of the most active years for corporate M&A activity, including Broadcom’s ($AVGO) $103 billion unsolicited offer to acquire Qualcomm ($QCOM)[1]. In the […]
November 14, 2017

What is the Real Threat of Amazon Entering Pharma?

Speculation of Amazon entering the pharmaceutical space drastically spiked in October 2017. The topic has been top of mind for health care companies ever since. Running […]
October 28, 2017

Trump and Infrastructure – What Do Companies Think?

It has been 10 months since Donald Trump assumed the office of President of the United States. During that time, we have heard about healthcare, trade, […]
October 17, 2017

Choreographing Enterprise Sales: What Sales Leaders Can Learn from Hamilton

When sales professionals choreograph every aspect of their sales process – from initial research and prep to final negotiation and closing – they set the stage […]
September 29, 2017

To Build or Not To Build? That is the Fracing Question

The U.S. shale business has been in recovery mode since May 2016. Key to this business is hydraulic fracturing, or “fracing,” as it appears in industry […]
September 18, 2017

How Consumers Benefit from Formula 1 Technology

We are nearing the end of Formula 1 ($BATRA) season, when prestige automobile manufacturers show off their latest and greatest feats of engineering, and million-euro plus […]
September 1, 2017

Search Alerts – Simple, Yet Brilliant

As mentioned in my blog post on how to use reverse search, I believe that investors and analysts need to be aware of critical information on […]
August 7, 2017

The Oil Bull Market Case That No One is Talking About … Yet

Behind the scenes of this bearish oil market, there is a powerful bull case brewing. It might be a year or two before the talking heads […]
July 25, 2017

Cyber-Attacks: Catch Me If You Can

In 2017, we’ve seen 2 of the highest-profile examples of ransomware cyber-attacks, with the WannaCry and NotPetya incidents in May and June, respectively. They’re not part […]
July 10, 2017

How to Stay Alerted to Regulatory Health Care Updates

For those in the health care industry – including biotech, pharmaceuticals and health care providers – knowledge of regulatory activities can be critical. In the pharmaceutical […]
June 26, 2017
How to use reverse search for investment research

How to Use Reverse Search for Investment Research

When it comes to fundamental investment research, the 80 / 20 rule, or Pareto principle, regarding cause and effect might not be as applicable as in […]
June 9, 2017
What's the fracking problem with over drilling?

The Fracking Problem with Over Drilling

In June 2016, activity in the U.S. onshore oilfield hit rock bottom. [1] The drilling recovery that has played out since then is the sharpest in […]