A Better Way

Good afternoon and welcome to the Empire District Electric Company Analyst Conference Call and Webcast. Many financial analysts go on to become senior analysts, investment bankers, consultants, advisors , and chief financial officers. The increase in the number of financial vehicles and the wide variety of financial information sources explain this state of affairs. Financial analysts have ample job opportunities with insurance companies, banks, securities firms, pension and mutual funds, etc. Financial analysts must be adept at using software packages to analyze financial data, see trends, create portfolios, and make forecasts. Work experience that is commonly considered necessary by employers, or is a commonly accepted substitute for more formal types of training or education. Given that these trends are expected to abate a little, it is expected that the number of financial and investment analysts will rise sharply over the coming years, but at a slower rate than they did …