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Financial & Investment Analysts

Also called: Analyst, Financial Analyst, Investment Analyst, Securities Analyst

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What they do:
Conduct quantitative analyses of information involving investment programs or financial data of public or private institutions, including valuation of businesses.
On the job, you would:
  • Advise clients on aspects of capitalization, such as amounts, sources, or timing.
  • Analyze financial or operational performance of companies facing financial difficulties to identify or recommend remedies.
  • Assess companies as investments for clients by examining company facilities.

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Hot Technology
  • The MathWorks MATLAB Hot Technology
Word processing software
  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology
Financial analysis software
  • Moody's RiskCalc
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Financials

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Job Outlook

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Salary
$83,660
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