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Ryan Nauman
VP, Product and Market Strategist
Stephen Berei
VP, Client Services & Implementation
Jeremy Poulin
Senior Client Consultant

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Fixed Income Quarterly - Q1 2015

Apr 3, 2015 Ryan Nauman
There are many great benefits to being part of a large organization like Informa Investment Solutions. One of those benefits is the ability to gain exposure and access to experts within other groups of the organization. One group that I find particularly interesting is Informa Global Markets (IGM). IGM is one of the foremost authorities for real-time market commentary and analysis covering the capital markets. We have decided to team up with an...

Introducing StyleADVISOR 8.5! Download It Now!

Mar 26, 2015 Jeremy Poulin
We are pleased to announce the recent release of StyleADVISOR 8.5. Version 8.5 includes a number of new and exciting features. These features include Fee Adjuster, Batch Export of Workbook Tabs as .emf and .eps Image Files, ReportVIEW Page Number Display and the File Locations Tab. Below are specifics on each. Fee Adjuster StyleADVISOR 8.5 introduces the ability to apply customized fees to any return series in order to reflect the impact of such fees on...

Are you willing to take on Warren Buffett?

Mar 10, 2015 Ryan Nauman
Maybe you would be confident to play a game of horse against him or a round of golf, but would you have the same confidence to bet against him in investing? Ted Seides, CFA, President and Co-CIO at Protégé Partners did just that. He bet Warren Buffett back in 2007 that hedge funds would outpace the S&P 500 over the next ten years. Mr. Buffett has been on the better side of this bet for the past seven years, as the S&P 500 has outpaced hedge funds. Will this...

February Unemployment Surprises

Mar 6, 2015 Ryan Nauman
The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February, beating expectations. The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2008, falling to 5.5% from 5.7%; the unemployment rate one year ago was 6.7%. February is also the 12th straight month that the economy has gained over 200,000 jobs. Forecasts were calling for a more modest number of jobs added during February as many winter storms swept through the country, but these storms didn’t slow the U.S. economy adding jobs.

Zephyr OnDEMAND Saved Reports, Saves You Time

Mar 2, 2015 Jeremy Poulin
Do you work on a sales team that is using Zephyr OnDEMAND? Do you notice that you are running the same report for colleagues or clients over and over again? With Saved Reports on Zephyr OnDEMAND, we have a way to make your day to day reporting easier. The Saved Reports feature in Zephyr ONDEMAND allows you to access a report with a single click of your mouse.

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