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Common questions about being a Financial Analyst

Where do financial analysts work?

Financial analysts work in financial institutions such as insurance companies, banks, investment firms and pension funds. They provide guidance for making investment decisions.

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What do financial analysts do?

They analyze data to assess the performance of bonds, stocks, financial assets and other types of investments to make investment decisions.

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