analyst analyst  /ˈæ nə ləst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who is skilled at analyzing data
  2. (n) an expert who studies financial data (on credit or securities or sales or financial patterns etc.) and recommends appropriate business actions
  3. (n) a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis

Usage(s):

  1. On super Tuesday, Bush's former brain, Karl Rove, debuted on Fox News Channel as a political analyst.
  2. Occasionally, analyst conclusions are earth moving.
  3. When an analyst thinks a company is something Dodge Cox would be well advised to hold for five years, the analyst makes the case to an investment-policy committee.

News

  1. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: J. C. Penney, Best Buy, Wal-Mart Stores, Amazon.com and Microsoft

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: J. C. Penney, Best Buy, Wal-Mart Stores, Amazon.com and Microsoft
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: American States Water, American Water Works, Consolidated Water, Middlesex Water ...

    The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: American States Water, American Water Works, Consolidated Water, Middlesex Water and Kearny Financial
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Analyst: Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria now best-equipped of the group

    Al Qaeda's affiliate inside Syria is now the best-equipped arm of the terror group in existence today, according to informal assessments by U.S. and Middle East intelligence agencies, a private sector analyst directly familiar with the information told CNN.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "Because his wife's a (expletive) analyst at the agency," Armitage replied.
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Richard Armitage Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Obama said: "There wasn't a better interviewer in TV, not a more thoughtful analyst of our politics, and he was also one of the finest men I knew. Somebody who cared about America, cared about the issues, cared about family. I am grief-stricken with...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

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