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An analyst is an individual who performs analysis of a topic. The term may refer to:

In business and finance[edit]

  • Business analyst, an employee who examines the needs and concerns of clients and stakeholders
  • Financial analyst, an individual who analyzes securities and business equity in economics and finance
  • Industry analyst, an individual who performs market research on segments of industries to identify trends in business and finance
  • Marketing analyst, a person who analyzes price, customer, competitor and economic data to help companies
  • Quantitative analyst, applies mathematical techniques to investment banking, especially in the fields of risk management, trading, and financial derivatives

In physical sciences[edit]

In social sciences[edit]

In other fields[edit]

  • Color analyst, a sports commentator who assists the main commentator
  • Handwriting analyst, a person who performs a personality assessment through handwriting
  • News analyst, examines and interprets broadcast news
  • Numerical analyst, develops and analyzes numerical algorithms
  • Public policy analyst, an individual who analyzes the effect of public policies with respect to their goals
  • Systems analyst, an individual who analyzes technical design and functional design for software development

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