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For Hedge Funds, Mining The 'Human Element' May Hold Key For Op


Sep 15, 2017

What happens when a buzzword like big data is uncovered as a half truth? While big data may be big in quantity, the data quality may be low grade and could even be hazardous to algorithms.

Factors that contribute to the declining value for much of big data include: fraud, inaccuracy, not representative of the market, incomplete,...
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Consumer Edge Research (CER) Announces Partnership with Prosper

Sep 14, 2017

Consumer Edge Research LLC (CER), today announced a strategic partnership with Prosper Insights & Analytics™ (Prosper). Prosper provides unique, syndicated datasets of the US and Chinese consumer with highly accurate “forward-looking” insights and analytics that improve forecasting on both macro-economic and company...
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Tesla's Model 3 Is Off And Running; Will Lack Of Money Short Ci

Aug 31, 2017

Now that the Model 3 is on the road, investors want to hear more about Tesla's TSLA -0.31%plans. How soon will it be in mass production? What else does Tesla have on the drawing board?

Jamie Albertine, senior auto analyst for Consumer Edge Research, said in an interview that such questions are bound to rise. "As...
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Consumer Edge Analyst Says Best Buy Is Doing A Lot Right


Aug 30, 2017

David Schick, Consumer Edge Research senior analyst, discusses the outlook for Best Buy Co. amid the looming threat from Inc. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Sotheby's Flirts With Record High


Jul 25, 2017

(Bloomberg) -- Sotheby’s climbed to the highest price since going public in 1988, a sign of investor optimism about the art market’s recovery and management led by Chief Executive Officer Tad Smith.. Shares of the New York-based auction house for art and collectibles touched $57.81 Tuesday, the highest since October 2007....
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Remote upgrades and anticipated 2017 Model 3 deliveries drive T


May 31, 2017

Tesla makes money not just on the initial sale, but on remote upgrades.

  • The company is "doing something no one else is able to do."
  • Future success depends on a timely Model 3 release.

Tesla bulls believe in the electric car maker's strategy, analyst James Albertine told...
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Analyst: The two things investors want from Ford


May 22, 2017

Jamie Albertine, Consumer Edge Research senior analyst, discusses Ford's executive shakeup with the ouster of CEO Mark Fields.

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Auto Dealers Decide Cars Are Taking Up Too Much Prime Space

Wall Street Journal

Apr 29, 2017

Large chains opt to move merchandise to less-valuable real estate

AutoNation Inc., AN -3.78% the largest seller of new vehicles in the U.S., is making a $500 million bet on the used-car business. To pay for it, the dealer chain is selling what has long been the industry’s most precious...
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Expert: Tesla is idea-rich, but needs to be cash-rich


Apr 13, 2017

James Albertine, Consumer Edge Research, discusses the announcement that Tesla will be unveiling a semi truck in the fall.

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Costco’s Private-Label Booze Helps Warm Spirits During Dry Spel


Mar 16, 2017

The holidays didn’t go well for Costco Wholesale Corp., whose profit during the period missed analysts’ projections by the most in at least a decade. But there was something to raise a glass to: booze.

Alcohol sales have surged at the...
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