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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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Michael Dolacky is an investment analyst focusing on the global healthcare sector.
When planning your next annual report, find out which companies are receiving awards in competitions organised by local investment analyst societies or chartered accountants organisations.
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Two former executives for the Financial Times have launched eCountries (New York), a new online news service for consultants, investment analysts and executives doing business overseas.
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