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As of December 31, 2022
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MDxHealth SA: Initiation of Research Coverage
William Blair initiated research coverage of MDxHealth SA (MDXH $2.86), a commercial-stage diagnostics company providing actionable molecular diagnostic information to personalize diagnosis and treatment of prostrate cancer and other urologic diseases.Read more
Economics Weekly: Commercial Real Estate Another Bump in the Road?
In this Economics Weekly, we thought it worth having a look at the current situation in commercial real estate.Read more
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.: Initiation of Research Coverage
William Blair initiated research coverage of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG $246.68), which offers an ecosystem of minimally invasive surgical products and services that are founded on its da Vinci robotic system.Read more
43rd Annual Growth Stock Conference
Join an exclusive group of investors at William Blair’s 43rd Annual Growth Stock Conference in June. The industry’s leading conference is known for offering the best in-person interactions with top-level executives of growth companies and investors to exchange ideas across the universe of William Blair’s research.
Awards and Recognition
William Blair Earns Seven No. 1 Rankings in 2022 Coalition Greenwich North American Equity Survey
William Blair’s equities team drew top rankings in Coalition Greenwich’s 2022 North American Equity Investors Survey for research, sales, and corporate access.Learn more
THINKING 2022: Navigating the Path Ahead
Across sectors, we have seen accelerated adoption of technology, business opportunity, and a deglobalized environment. Learn from our experts what this evolution means for a post-pandemic world.Go to microsite
Insights from Richard de Chazal, CFA, William Blair Equity Research's macroeconomist, covering the U.S. economy and financial markets.
03/24: Commercial Real Estate Another Bump in the Road?
03/17: The Fed's Powerful New Tool—The BTFP
03/13: Silicon Valley Bank a Stress Test For the Financial System
03/10: Higher Rates and Risks of Ketchup Bottle Moment
Engineering a Solution for the “Forever Chemicals” Conundrum
While PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” have provided decades of convenience and safety, they have come at a significant environmental and health cost for millions. But, as Equity Analyst Tim Mulrooney explains, there’s two catalysts which may benefit this nascent but critically important remediation and solutions industry.Read more
Fed’s Message to the Market: Mission (Not) Accomplished (Just Yet)…
On Wednesday the Fed announces its first policy decision of 2023 after a strong rally by stocks in January. But, did the Fed get the market’s memo, or will they pour water on the soft-landing party?Read more
Is a Fed Pivot in the Cards?
With the next Fed meeting still a few weeks away, we look at the recent messaging from Fed Chair Powell to decipher how they are trying to pull rate expectations higher and dissuade the market from prematurely pricing in a pivot.Read more
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