Martin Vlcek
Contrarian, growth at reasonable price, macro, small-cap

FactSet Research: Combining Utility-Like Benefits With Much Faster Growth

Despite increasing amounts of data available, which itself helps to fuel the big data megatrend, and the abundance of free information - partly including too much data - that often lacks relevance, clarity and quick, professional analysis with actionable conclusion, businesses, institutions and individuals are willing to pay ever more to get access to premium professional information that helps them cut the clutter or to which others will not have access or delayed access.

When I research macroeconomic and industry trends as well as individual companies, I often gather information from various research resources, such as FactSet, Gartner (NYSE:IT), IDC, IHS, Bloomberg, Reuters (NYSE:TRI), Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) and SeekingAlpha. As the...

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