WHAT IS IT?
|Sell Side||Buy Side|
4. Managing Director
3. Vice President
3. Marketing Person
1. Portfolio Manager
Sell-side firms, particularly investment banks, have to always answer to clients and thus work longer hours
Comparatively easier lifestyle because they're on the side of the table with the money
Sell Side Analysts give Buy/Sell recommendations
Reports are available to the public domain.
Buy Side Analysts use the reports created by Sell Side Analysts and carry out their own analysis further.
Reports are not available to the public domain.