• Financial Analysts
  • Finance
  • Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

What do they typically do

  • Recommend individual investments and collections of investments, known as portfolios
  • Evaluate current and historical data
  • Study economic and business trends
  • Study a company's financial statements to determine its value
  • Meet with company officials to better understand the company's prospects and management
  • Prepare written reports
  • Meet with investors to explain recommendations
  • Advise financial services sales agents who sell stocks, bonds, and other investments

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