== analyst==

  • ===Analyst definition===
A financial professional who has expertise in evaluating
investments and puts together buy, sell, and holder          commendations on securities. Also known as a financial analystor security analyst.
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Analysts are typically employed by brokerage firms, investmentadvisors, or mutual funds. Analysts do the grunt work for brokers,preparing the research that brokers use. The most prestigiouscertification an analyst can receive is the Chartered FinancialAnalyst (CFA) designation. Analysts usually specialize in specificindustries or sectors to allow for comprehensive research.

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