Global Investment Research, U.S. Economics, Analyst - Dallas/SLC

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-75723
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Global Investment Research
Business Unit
Global Macro Research
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH

From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You’ll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

DIVISIONAL OVERVIEW

Global Investment Research (GIR) provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and economies. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds, and major non-financial corporations, among others.

 

The Macro Research team focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, fixed income/credit, currencies, and commodities.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking an analyst to join the US Economics team in Salt Lake City/Dallas.  Working closely with the chief US economist and other members of the US Economics team, analysts will:

 

  • Analyze and interpret high-frequency economic data releases
  • Develop and maintain the team’s forecasting models and other proprietary economic indicators
  • Work with the economists on the team on economic research projects and publications
  • Publish occasional research pieces of their own
  • Work with colleagues in sales and trading and investment banking as well as external clients to answer questions and explain the team’s views

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong interest in macroeconomics
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Economics, Statistics, Math, or Computer Science
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of statistical analysis, ideally with coursework in econometrics
  • Knowledge of computer programming
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team setting

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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