Always Ask the Audience

The notion that large groups of people can be smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant is an important idea behind what we do at Woozle Research. Large groups tend to be better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wiser decisions, and crucially for investors - making more accurate and discerning predictions [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:32:31+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Article|0 Comments

Woozle’s research: Systematic scuttlebutt & human intelligence

Wall Street research has always been a bit of an enigma to many financial industry participants. On the one hand, anything produced by a sell-side firm is ultimately conflicted by the very business of the firm publishing it. On the other hand, despite numerous attempts to draw a slew of regulatory bright lines around the [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:53:11+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

Will the UK be the First Domino to Fall in a Year of Populism, Bear Markets, and Black Swans?

"For the 'political' times, they are a-changin" Populism is spreading like wildfire. The political and economic landscape across the western world is shifting. The EU is beginning to fracture under the weight of discontent. Italy’s populist parties helped pivot a referendum result in December that forced Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to resign. The Netherlands and [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:53:11+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

AlphaQ: Investigating the Woozle effect

Woozle may not be an academic term with which you are familiar, but watch this space, literally. Nearly a year ago, Mark Pacitti, and Charlie Ellis founded Woozle Research, a solution to the Woozle effect theory of evidence by citation, whereby a finding gets repeatedly quoted until taken as the truth. Disambiguation is another term [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:53:11+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

MiFID II: “If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called research”​

“If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn’t be called Research” Albert Einstein The market for investment research is on track for cataclysmic change in less than 342 days. The MiFID II rules on inducements are the latest in a long running series of regulator attempts aimed at strengthening the framework for inducements to [...]

By | 2018-02-01T19:53:11+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Article|0 Comments