Our research analysts offer in-depth analysis of stocks across the market-cap spectrum, albeit with a particular focus on small- and midcap companies. We strive to identify best-of-breed companies that have promising long-term outlooks with attractive, sustainable earnings growth rates.

Top Stock Recommendations | December 2016

We examine President-elect Trump’s proposed income tax and estate tax policies and discuss how they could influence high-net-worth investors' 2016 year-end planning decisions.

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Multi-Industry Update and Outlook | October 2016

Multi-industry analyst Nick Heymann believes that we are on the cusp of a large change in how investors view the diversified industrial sector. The industrial yellow brick road requires digital transformation to thrive in flat industrial economy.

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The Healthcare Mosaic Report | September 2016

In the quarterly Healthcare Mosaic Report, healthcare analyst Ryan Daniels takes a deep dive into the rapidly changing U.S. healthcare workforce and reports on demographics that are expected to drive a natural uptick in healthcare utilization.

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Ride the NFV Wave, Not the Hype | August 2016

Communication equipment analyst Dmitry Netis reports on network functions virtualization. Believed to be the most disruptive transformation of the service provider network, he discusses what measures must be taken to assure optimal performance.

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Brand Matters | July 2016

In the second edition of Brand Matters, we identify who will drive the next phase of industry consumption growth; the health and wellness attributes valued by this cohort; and the companies and brands best positioned to capitalize.

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Credit Data and Analytics Firms Are Attractive | June 2016

The sophistication of credit bureau data and analysis continues to improve, with less mature countries still moving away from only using negative credit data, and more advanced countries starting to incorporate broader sources and time series of data.

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Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality Conference | May 2016

On Thursday, March 31, William Blair co-hosted the 6th Annual Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality Conference with Maidstone Life Sciences, Inc. The day showcased a number of key opinion leaders and companies in leadership positions in the burgeoning field of cancer immunotherapy.

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Teen and Young Adult Consumer Survey | March 2016

While indications on apparel purchasing were relatively steady with last year, ongoing shifts in discretionary spending habits point to a broader move away from apparel.

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Infotainment System Adoption and Vehicle Connectivity | February 2016

Vehicle connectivity and embedded technology represent an emerging secular theme; demand driving the need for third-party infotainment providers.

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Top Stock Recommendations | January 2016

Each year, the Equity Research Group's individual sector groups—consumer; financial services and technology; global industrial infrastructure; global services; healthcare; and technology, media, and communications—provide an outlook for the year ahead.

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