QRG Alpha Capture/Trade Ideas Research is Published in Journal of Investing Spring 2011 Issue

Mar 09, 2011, 08:00 ET from Quantitative Research Group

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantitative Research Group (QRG), a leading provider of global equity research and services to institutional money managers, today announced its research article "Capturing Alpha in the Alpha Capture System: Do Trade Ideas Generate Alpha?" is published in the Journal of Investing Spring 2011 issue.

Jean W. Thomas, President & CEO, indicated that, "Given the recent failures of many quant factors, this research and our resulting SmartTrade product provides evidence on the potential for using Trade Ideas as a new source of alpha in long-only and hedge strategies."  QRG team members responsible for the SmartTrade product were also instrumental, in the late 1990's at the DAIS Group, Inc., in creating the seminal work that established the smart earnings product category.

About Quantitative Research Group (QRG)

Quantitative Research Group (QRG), a privately held company, was founded in New York in 2001 to fill the untapped demand for stock selection products and services that enrich institutional managers' investment processes.  The firm's founder and its principals are former head and senior professionals that helped build the superior products and track record of The DAIS Group, a quantitative research group established in 1978 at the now defunct Drexel Burnham, a subsidiary of Bridge Information Systems America, Inc. until September 2001.  QRG's investment and technology professionals have extensive experience in providing solutions to traditional investment management firms, hedge funds, bank trusts, and public and private pension fund organizations.  For more information, visit www.quantresearchgroup.com.

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