Quantitative research

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Quantitative research

Use of advanced econometric and mathematical valuation models to identify the firms with the best possible prospectives. Antithesis of qualitative research.
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Quantitative Research

Economic and/or market research in areas directly related to mathematical data. Quantitative research is based exclusively on facts such a P/E ratios, GDP growth, and other data that are objectively measurable when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Qualitative research.
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