What is a ‘Research Analyst’?

A person who prepares investigative reports on equity securities. The research conducted by the research analyst is in an effort to inquire, examine, find or revise facts, principles and theories. The report that this analyst prepares could include an analysis of equity securities of companies or industries.

What is a ‘Principal investigator’?

A principal investigator (PI) is the holder of an independent grant administered by a university and the lead researcher for the grant project, usually in the sciences, such as a laboratory study or a clinical trial.

Can there be more than one Principal Investigator on a proposal?

Whenever possible, a single member of the Institute’s faculty should be designated as the P.I. Most agencies do not recognize more than one Principal Investigator.

What is the ‘Stock Market’?

The stock market is the market in which shares of publicly held companies are issued and traded either through exchanges or over-the-counter markets. Also known as the equity market, the stock market is one of the most vital components of a free-market economy, as it provides companies with access to capital in exchange for giving investors a slice of ownership in the company.

What is Equity Market?

A market that gives companies a way to raise needed capital and gives investors an opportunity for gain by allowing those companies’ stock shares to be traded. Also called stock market.