A financial analyst, securities analyst, research analyst, equity analyst, or investment analyst is a person who performs financial analysis for external or internal clients as a core part of the job.
Most positions require a bachelorís degree. A number of fields of study provide appropriate preparation, including accounting, economics, finance, statistics, mathematics, and engineering. For advanced positions, employers often require a masterís in business administration (MBA) or a masterís degree in finance. Knowledge of options pricing, bond valuation, and risk management are important.
Many financial analysts work at large financial institutions based in New York City or other major financial centers. In 2012, about 45 percent of financial analysts worked in finance and insurance industries. They worked primarily for security and commodity brokerages, banks and credit institutions, and insurance carriers. Others worked throughout private industry and for government.
1. Understand the need of finance for the growth of our economy. May 30th, 2012
2. Financial analyst has an leading role in an industry.so he is the decession maker of the company.The growth o fthe company depends upon the financial analysts decession. May 30th, 2012