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FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2018

Inside, be sure to read the new article, “Lost in Thought—The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine,” about how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care (see pages three to four of this new report).

Both authors are Massachusetts physicians--one an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at

Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, after lagging the broader indices in our fall reporting period, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) handily outstripped the market in our winter reporting period with a three-month gain of 11.5%. This compares to gains in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ of 6.1% and 6.3%, respectively, over the same time period.

Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

The FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) bounced back strongly from a disappointing performance in our summer report to post a strong gain of 8.3% in our current three-month reporting period. Gains were broad-based, with four of our five EFTTI sub sectors in positive territory for the period. Sector gains handily outperformed the broader market

Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) broke its string of two straight reporting periods in negative territory with a three month gain of 1.5%. Even so, the CSPI still lagged the broader indices as the S&P 500 gained 4.0% and the NASDAQ gained 5.8% during the corresponding time period. For the

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Fall 2017

Inside, be sure to read Part II of a fascinating two-part series on precision medicine—“Test, Don’t Guess ...Precision Medicine in Cancer Treatment,” which you’ll and on pages three to five of this new report.

According to the authors (an impressive group of FOCUS interns and researchers), precision medicine is a transformative approach to disease treatment

FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Fall 2017 Report

The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes:

  • Major Q3 2017 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q3 2017
  • Aerospace Sector Q3 2017 Defense Sector Q3 2017
  • M&A Activity in the

A2Z Manufacturing: Is This the Competitor You Should Really Be Worrying About?

A2Z Manufacturing: Is This the Competitor You Should Really Be Worrying About?

Merger and acquisition activity has accelerated in the precision machining industry due to the confluence of three fundamental technological and market forces.

  • Large capital inflows from private equity funds
  • Automated, digital manufacturing processes
  • Digital integration of the supply chain

The capital required to simply stay competitive is likely to soon leave a substantial portion of …