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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.
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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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