Business / Taxes / Zacks Investment Research: This Chicago-based company tracks changes in earnings estimates, as well as buy, sell, and hold recommendations for approximately 5,000 stocks. The information is provided by more than 3,500 financial analysts at more than 210 brokerage firms. Based on its research, Zacks compiles consensus earnings estimates, industry group reports, and company reports that are widely followed by both individual and institutional investors. The service is available to all investors by subscription.
Research Verb Synonyms: investigation, investigating, exploration, delving, digging, enquiry or inquiry, fact-finding, scrutinization, scrutiny, examination, inspection, probing, analysis, experimentation
Technology / Television (TV) / Nielsen Media Research (NMR): A firm involved in local and national measurement of the TV audience: also involved in other research activities. MORE
Business / Finance / Normal Investment Practice: The investment history of a customer, which is used as a benchmark to test the bona fide public offerings requirement of the allocation of a hot issue. MORE