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Financial Analyst

A person who researches and reports on the state of securities. An analyst uses technical or fundamental signals to determine which securities are likely to be profitable, and which are not. Financial analysts help persons and organizations in making investment decisions. See also: CFA.

financial analyst

A person with expertise in evaluating financial investments. Financial analysts, who serve as investment advisers and portfolio managers, use their training and experience to investigate risk and return characteristics of securities. Also called analyst, securities analyst. See also chartered financial analyst.
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In line with the principles set out by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), these regulations are expected to address the conflict of interest issues faced by research analysts, improve governance standards and minimize market malpractices, with special emphasis on the sell-side research analysts.
Bryan provides trusted and well-supported commentary culled from his deep knowledge of the media and communications industry he gathered through nearly 15 years as a research analyst covering this sector, Pollard said.
the Atlanta, GA-based bank-affiliated broker-dealer and investment bank -- $100,000 for failing to register its 48 research analysts under new NASD rules that took effect last year.
At this point, the operations research analyst presents the work to management and often makes a recommendation.
Neither the research analyst nor any member of the research analyst's household nor Rodman & Renshaw, LLC serves as an officer, director or advisory board member of Biomira, Inc.
Coll, 37, has joined Templeton Management Limited in Canada as a vice president, portfolio manager and research analyst.
1986-1990), a research analyst at McDonald & Co.
Prior to joining RS Investments, he worked for more than two years as a research analyst at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Neither the research analyst nor Rodman & Renshaw, LLC has any material conflict of interest with Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, of which the research analyst knows or has reason to know at the time of publication of this research report.
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Neither the research analyst nor Rodman & Renshaw, LLC has any material conflict of interest with Cytogen Corporation, of which the research analyst knows or has reason to know at the time of publication of this research report.
LLC, a leading investment bank for growth companies in the information technology, communications, healthcare and media sectors, announced today that Research Analyst Jason P.

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