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Financial Quantitative Analysts

What they do:
Develop quantitative financial products used to inform individuals or financial institutions engaged in saving, lending, investing, borrowing, or managing risk. Investigate methods for financial analysis to create mathematical models used to develop improved analytical tools or advanced financial investment instruments.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze pricing or risks of carbon trading products.
  • Apply mathematical or statistical techniques to address practical issues in finance, such as derivative valuation, securities trading, risk management, or financial market regulation.
  • Assess the potential impact of climate change on business financial issues, such as damage repairs, insurance costs, or potential disruptions of daily activities.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Microsoft Visual C#
Analytical or scientific software
  • Insightful S-PLUS
  • SAS software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Structured query language SQL

Education

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$62,510
per year, on average
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