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U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly

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In public markets, after two successive reporting periods of negative returns, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) reversed course and delivered a solid three month gain of 7.1% in our fall reporting period. This was essentially in-line with the 7.2% gain in the S&P 500 and the 7.1% gain in the NASDAQ over the …

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

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Digitization of the Healthcare Industry

By Les Mace, Senior Advisor, FOCUS Investment Banking LLC

Challenges Facing Today’s Healthcare System

In the U.S. today, five percent of the population consumes 50 percent of healthcare spending and annual spending on healthcare is 18 percent of the GDP—about $10,000 per resident. Currently, the number …

Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Summer 2018 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) snapped its string of positive performances and dipped 0.9% in our summer reporting period. This sent the EFTTI in the opposite direction of the broader indices as the S&P 500 and NASDAQ gained 6.3% and 8.6%, respectively, in the past three months. While the EFTTI

U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Summer 2018 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had a second straight reporting period in the red, dropping 1.7% in the past three months. This meant that the CSPI underperformed the broader indices by a fairly wide margin, as the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ were up 2.9% and 6.3%, respectively, over the …

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

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Digital Transformation:
MSPs Moving on Up...Fast

Managed service providers (MSPs) are third-party technology experts, hired to help scale, monitor, and update various aspects of an organization’s IT systems. As described by AutoO, “MSP roles have evolved over the past decade from simply maintaining legacy systems to taking responsibility for repairs and …

FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Quarterly

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Supersonic Transport: Déjà Vu All Over Again?

By Paul V. Mifsud, Esq., MifnetWORLD

"In February 2016, Lockheed Martin received a contract from NASA to submit a preliminary design utilizing the firm’s Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) to create a Low Boom Flight Demonstration Aircraft or LBFD. As a result, in April of …