Wednesday, January 21, 2009

More Providers Every Week

With over 80 providers in our pipeline, StreetBrains is dedicated to delivering the best, most diverse, and widest selection of independent research providers to our clients. We understand that investors deserve information exactly the way they want it. Probe Financial Associates and EMEA Research are just two of our newest research providers offering expert hours, reports and investment updates. Check back with for more on these new products as we launch our new research portal.

Probe Financial Associates, Inc. (PFA) provides research expertise in telecommunications and relative IT sectors. PFA is the leading source of independent, unbiased research in the telecommunications/IT industry. Probe assesses the complexity and change that characterizes these industries. Our experts have extensive industry experience and the finest record for correctly forecasting major changes.

PFA offers coverage of a wide array of industry topics and companies, including these primary areas of expertise:

  • IP Networking and Services (VoIP, IPTV and other areas)
  • Wireless (mobile, broadband and other aspects)
  • Cable and Satellite (broadcast, content and communications)
  • Established Telecom (carriers, competition and M&A, equipment cos.)
  • PFA's Client Programs and Services

Probe Financial Associates offers an extremely attractive value proposition to a wide variety of investment management firms. We cover the complete range of companies, from mega-sized industry giants to mid-to-large cap companies, down to small and emerging players.

Our level of expertise is unparalleled and unchallenged. We are prolific in producing written reports that are always geared to important issues and developments or to relevant industry companies.

EMEA Research provides research focused on country allocation in Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa. EMEA Research discovers value by examining the intersection of political risk and investment opportunity.

EMEA Research offers risk-adjusted strategies focusing on country allocation, sector allocation and stock selection. With the exception of South Africa, equity markets in EMEA, trade in reaction to investor’s assessment of how news impacts a nation’s economic prospects and political risks. EMEA Research has observed that – even in the most liquid markets – if one sector makes an independent move, the entire market will follow; the best/worst stocks in their own universe trade up and down with the overall market regardless of fundamentals.

Stacia Hachem works with a team of independent consultants focusing on in-country investment opportunities & quantitative research.

An extensive rolodex, based primarily in EMEA countries, is put to use to obtain in-country opinions on companies, industries, sectors and countries.