A psychotherapist is an example of an analyst.
- a person who analyzes: a news analyst
- a psychoanalyst
- a systems analyst
Origin of analystFrench analyste
From French analyste
analyst - Computer Definition
analyst - Investment & Finance Definition
An employee of a sell-side firm (a Wall Street broker), a buy-side firm (a mutual fund or investment management company), or an independent research firm that makes buy and sell recommendations on companies in a particular industry. Analysts also are employed by companies involved in commodities trading to recommend when customers should buy and sell futures contracts and suggest appropriate trading strategies.