Information services

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Information services

Organizations that furnish investment and other types of information, such as information that helps a firm monitor its cash position.
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Information Services

A company that provides individuals and other companies with research and advisory services. Many information service companies sell advisory letters. Some companies research and discuss broad macroeconomic trends, while others offer specific advice, providing in-depth coverage of one or two stocks. Still other companies provide both kinds of services. Many information service companies also create benchmark indices. Some information service companies are also registered investment advisors.
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They work tirelessly to ensure that the advice on offer is first class and this award, presented by the National Association of Family Information Services, is very well deserved."

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