GIR, Global Macro Research, Global FX Strategy Business Analyst/Associate, New York

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Oct 18

GIR, Global Macro Research, Global FX Strategy Business Analyst/Associate, New York

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 Global Investment Research
Global Investment Research (GIR) produces original, fundamental research and analysis of industries, companies and economies. Our research teams continually identify and analyze financial information, strategic issues and trends that affect companies, industries and markets on a regional and global scale. Our clients use these insights and investment ideas to develop their strategies.

Our Team
The Macro Research team focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, rates, FX, credit, mortgages and commodities. The FX & EM Strategy team analyzes the economic and political drivers of exchange rates, local interest rates, and hard currency sovereign credit, and provides investment advice to the firm's institutional and corporate clients.

Summary of Responsibilities
We are seeking a New York-based strategist for the FX &EM Strategy team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Publishing timely and innovative research on macroeconomic and political trends and their impact on exchange rate markets
  • Presenting our market views to internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Contributing quantitative research and other analytical support to team members
  • Collaborating with the broader global Macro Strategy team as well as our regional economists
Preferred Qualifications & Skillset
  • 1-3 years' experience working in macroeconomic and/or markets research in financial services industry or policy institution
  • Ideal candidate would have background analyzing foreign exchange markets and/or international macroeconomic issues
  • Advanced degree in economics, finance, or closely related fields
  • Excellent English language verbal and written communication skills; other language skills a plus
  • Strong quantitative skills and experience using statistical analysis software
  • Deep curiosity, and a passion for the intersection between macroeconomics and markets
  • Desire to work in team-centric environment


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