financial analyst

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Noun1.financial analyst - an analyst who studies the financial performance of corporations
analyst - an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
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Manama, May 22 (BNA) -- Bahrain Chartered Financial Analyst (BCFA) in cooperation with Boston Financial Analysts Association held, for the fourth consecutive year, a trial test for the applicants, who live in Bahrain, for the financial analyst certificate.
Software applications, including those that use Monte Carlo Simulation, have changed the way many financial analysts now determine clients' retirement planning needs.
In other companies the process is more formal, with financial analysts, cost accountants, and even whole departments dedicated to this function.
Results showed that financial analysts were wary of auditor independence when the same CPA firm performed both internal and external audits, but only if there was no separation of the two audit statics.
With record numbers of people investing in the stock market, financial analysts and personal financial advisors are busy.
The CFA designation has been awarded to some 14,500 investment professionals by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (ICFA) in Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1963.

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