Equity Strategy Associate

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Equity Strategy Associate

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POSTING DATE: Sep 9, 2021

PRIMARY LOCATION: Americas-United States of America-New York-New York

JOB: Research


JOB LEVEL: Associate



Morgan Stanley Investment Research is uniquely committed to being an essential part of our clients’ investment process. We strive to be the sell-side research provider that best understands the buy side. Through relevant and timely conversations with leading investors, we focus resources on risk-reward essentials: identifying the investor debates, assessing the potential outcomes, and uncovering the evidence our clients need to validate their investment decisions. Our equity analysts cover some 3,000 stocks; our economists, strategists and fixed income analysts cover all major regions and other asset classes around the globe.

Equity Research

The Equity Research department is responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions, along with company fundamentals. It also collects and analyses financial information to make investment recommendations on stocks in specific sectors. Research analysts build financial models to explore alternative scenarios, examine industries and communicate with companies and investors. Equity Research team members discuss their analysis and investment recommendations in research notes. A career in investment research at Morgan Stanley demands a commitment to excellence and a passion for the markets as well as the highest level of integrity.

Morgan Stanley is looking for a strong Associate to join our Equity Strategy team in our New York, NY office.


Must have 2-4 years of experience working in either a macro/cross-asset research role, a bottoms-up equity research role, or a market facing equity sales & trading role.

Must have a strong markets background.

Programing experience preferred, especially in Python.

Must be an advanced Excel user.

Experience with Bloomberg and FactSet strongly preferred.

Candidate must possess strong quantitative abilities and strong written/verbal communication skills

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