New York, NY (PRWEB) April 3, 2008 –-
Research Recap (researchrecap.com), Alacra Inc.'s one-stop research resource for business and financial executives and sophisticated investors, today revealed its most popular blog posts of the first quarter.
Not surprisingly, the financial turbulence that made headlines worldwide during the quarter dominated Research Recap’s most-viewed posts, each attracting thousands of visitors.
Research Recap’s Most Read Posts in January-March were:
1. Warning Signs Seen in Rising Credit Card Delinquencies (CreditSights)
2. Research Primer: Credit Default Swaps (Fitch Research)
3. Research Primer: Structured Investment Vehicles (Moody’s Investors Service)
4. Bond Insurer Downgrades Could Lead to Bank Downgrades (Standard & Poor’s)
5. Role of Hedge Funds in Subprime Crisis Examined (Int’l Monetary Fund)
6. Research Primer: Subprime Mortgage Lending (NERA Economic Consulting)
7. Market-led Measures Not Enough to Solve Subprime Fallout (Oxford Analytica)
8. Write-down Spotlight Shifts to European Banks (CreditSights)
9. Alternative Proposals to Stem Subprime Foreclosures (Multiple sources)
10. Audit Integrity Questions Citigroup’s Risk Assessment (Audit Integrity)
“We are extremely gratified that people are turning to Research Recap in increasing numbers to improve their understanding of today’s complex financial issues,” said Angus Robertson, Research Recap Moderator. “Our Research Primer posts are persistently popular, dating back to July when the first one on Subprime Mortgage Lending was posted.”
“Now that subprime has become primetime, Research Recap will continue to ferret out topics that may seem esoteric now but which could be headline news in the future,” he said. “As the Presidential and Congressional elections approach Research Recap will be broadening its coverage to include analysis of economic, trade and regulatory policies of the candidates and parties”.
Alacra, Inc., a provider of online business information solutions, launched Research Recap (researchrecap.com) in late summer 2007 to provide readers with an overview of recently released financial and market research, especially research that isn’t receiving widespread media coverage.
Research Recap tracks key research reports in multiple categories, including Credit Research, Economic Research, Equity Research, Academic Research, Industry Research and Market Research. RSS feeds are available for each category. In addition, users can easily search by keywords, company names or other terms to access Research Recap’s archive of posts with links to the original research reports.
Research Recap editors review tens of thousands of research reports each year, analyzing and writing about those reports which they believe provide insights and information not well-covered in the mainstream media.
Signature features of the blog include Research Zeitgeist, a weekly summary of top posts and hot topics, and regular Research Roundup posts that synthesize research from multiple sources on current topics.
Research Recap welcomes submissions from research publishers for consideration. For further information please contact Mr. Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Alacra, Inc.
Alacra creates sophisticated online technology and services to help clients find, package and present business information. Financial institutions, professional service firms and other corporations have long used the same content sets to support clients, research deals and investigate market opportunities. The Alacra mission is to package this content and deliver it in a format that best meets each organization’s precise needs.
Worldwide, more than 600 investment and commercial banks, management consulting firms, law firms and other corporations, representing 50,000+ end users worldwide, use Alacra to effectively find and deploy business information in their daily workflow. For more information, visit http://www.alacra.com or call 1.212.363.9620.
Research Recap Moderator Angus Robertson has extensive experience as a financial reporter, editor and manager. He was a senior executive at Knight-Ridder Financial Inc. and oversaw all news and research content at Bridge Information Systems. He was recognized in 2000 by Business News Reporter as one of the Top 100 Business Journalists in America.
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