Research on stock and bond investments that is free of investment banking conflicts, because it is offered by firms that are not involved in investment banking. In December 2002, to settle conflict-of-interest accusations, securities regulators reached an agreement with ten of the largest investment banks that called for them to spend $450 million to provide independent research to their customers, in addition to their own research.
Independent-research Sentence Examples
Considerations of this latter kind will naturally present themselves in the two great departments of cosmology and psychology, or they may be delegated to an independent research under the name of religious philosophy.
As in the political world the states gained first the undisputed control of matters secular, rejecting even the proffered counsel of the Church, and then proceeded to establish their sovereignty over the Church itself, so was it in the empire of the mind, The rights gained for independent research were extended over the realm of religion also; the two indeed cannot remain separate, and man must subordinate knowledge to the authority of religion - or make science supreme, submitting religion to its scrutiny and judging it like other phenomena.
was another tendency in post-Aristotelian thought - to lean upon authority and substitute learning for independent research - which grew stronger just in proportion as the fresh interest in the problems of the universe and the zeal for discovery declined - a shadow, we may call it, of the coming Scholasticism thrown a thousand years in advance.
Of independent research and critical analysis we find no trace, and the general agreement upon main facts is to be attributed simply to the regularity with which each writer copied the one before him.
The final year independent research or mapping project also comprises a significant component of the marks on which the final degree class is based.