Steven Salz is an event-driven and special situations analyst at M Partners. Before joining M Partners he worked in a generalist equity research role at a major Canadian bank, in its internal retail asset management group. Prior to that Salz worked as a private Canadian defense contractor. read more
As the U.S. and Cuba move towards normalizing relations following more than half a century of diplomatic enmity, eyes are turning to the Caribbean island to assess its potential value to the film and TV businesses. Research group, the...Show More Summary
For decades, the bacteria group Candidate Phylum TM7, thought to cause inflammatory mucosal diseases, has posed a particular challenge for researchers. A landmark discovery has revealed insights into TM7's resistance to scientific study and to its role in the progression of periodontitis and other diseases. Show More Summary
North Korea’s connections to the Internet were cut for the second day running Tuesday, according to a US Internet research group that has been tracking the country’s struggle to stay online. Dyn Research said North Korea’s four online networks, all supplied by Chinese...
This is a review of published research in the biodemography of aging produced by one particular group over the past few years. A lot of their work sits within the framework of reliability theory, which is a fairly high-level but useful model of damage and failure in complex systems. Show More Summary
PR firm, Ruder Finn, and market research company, IPSOS Group, have released the sixth edition of the 2015 China Luxury Forecast, providing analysis of key trends in the luxury sector in mainland China and Hong Kong. Read the rest of the story at: Ruder Finn and IPSOS Group release the 2015 China Luxury Forecast
Angela and Catherine Paura have joined Alcon Entertainment as co-presidents of worldwide marketing. The sisters join from their partnership in Capstone Global Marketing & Research Group a marketing research and consulting firm. Catherine...Show More Summary
Brian Wieser with Pivotal Research Group today writes that a deal this morning by Oracle (ORCL) to buy startup Datalogix suggests Salesforce.com (CRM) may need to step up investment. Oracle said the purchase will improve automation of marketing efforts by its clients, using data from Datalogix that measures offline buying habits of consumers. Oracle did not disclose [...]
It feels like almost daily I'm researching or getting tips on the amiibo situation, and I get even more "thank you" emails from collectors. It helps to be informed! As we know the Wave 2 amiibo were split into two groups -- Diddy Kong, Zelda, and Little Mac -- and Luigi, Pit, and Captain Falcon. Show More Summary
``A study released today by Awara Group, a Russia-based consulting firm, shows that Russia's economy is not as dependent on oil and gas as is commonly claimed. It researches the development of key indicators of the economy from 2000 to 2013. Show More Summary
Scientists are challenging dogma about the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). Most research has focused on infection by free viral particles, while this group of researchers proposes that HIV is also transmitted by infected cells.
The research group whose misleading poll question was heavily touted by the media to suggest "growing public support for gun rights" has acknowledged that the question was flawed. Last week, the Pew Research Center released the results...Show More Summary
A group of researchers has developed a biodegradable drone made out of mushrooms, that decomposes naturally if it breaks in an unreachable location or doesn't need returning.
Research led by the Teichmann group on the Wellcome Genome Campus has identified a fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function. Published in the journal Science, the discovery has wide-ranging implications for biotechnology...Show More Summary
Here's some advice for your next meeting: Hold thy tongue. Total freedom of speech, new research shows, has the potential to squash creativity. As it turns out, if you're in a group of both men and women, abiding to standards of political correctness can help generate far better ideas than simply letting the conversation run wild. This is a surprise. Show More Summary
A group of researchers from the University of Barcelona (Spain), the CNRS in Montpellier (France) and Princeton University (USA) report in The American Naturalist that the vaccination of females of a long-lived seabird species, the Cory's...Show More Summary
In his daily "Morning Bullets" newsletter on Monday, Greg Valliere, the chief political strategist of the Potomac Research Group, noted the CRomnibus budget deal Congress reached on Saturday highlighted four things that will be the major political themes of the next year. Show More Summary
Ian Bremmer is joining Time as a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large. Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a political risk research and consulting firm. He is also a Global Research Professor at NYU. Bremmer...Show More Summary
A group of EU-funded researchers are investigating the development of a pan-European “super grid” specifically designed to transfer wind-generated electricity across EU Member States. According to the European Commission, such a project...Show More Summary
New insights into the behavior of an important bacterial pathogen have been provided by researchers. The researchers investigated, using combination of experiments and computational modeling, how bacteria swarm in groups containing millions of cells. Show More Summary