Do Not Miss This Conference!

Obama said July 31 he is considering Yellen, Summers and Kohn. — The Financial Post

We are delighted that two of our New York 2013 esteemed speakers, Lawrence Summers and Donald Kohn, are contenders to be the next Fed Chairman. Moreover, you should note that the event will include many other world-class stars, which we are pleased to showcase below. For the full agenda visit, Easy Money versus Weak Growth: Can The Bull Market Be Sustained?

Please join us September 23/24, 2013 at The Waldorf Astoria in New York where BCA will host what could be the year’s top investment conference. Now 90% sold out, do not hesitate – register today!

Nate Silver BCA Research

2013 Keynote Speakers:

Nate Silver

Nate SilverNate Silver has become today’s leading statistician through his innovative and strategic analyses. He first gained national attention during the 2008 presidential election, when he correctly predicted the results of the primaries and the presidential winner in 49 states. Nate runs the award-winning FiveThirtyEight.com, where he publishes a running forecast of current elections and hot-button issues. Read the politico.com editorial, How ESPN and ABC Landed Nate Silver.

Lawrence H. Summers

Larry SummersLawrence H. Summers is the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus of Harvard University. During the past two decades, he has served in a series of senior policy positions in Washington, D.C., including the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton and Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama. Read Lawrence Summers May 5, 2013 FT.com editorial: The Buck Does Not Stop With Reinhart And Rogoff.


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2013 Guest Speakers

Woody Brock

Woody BrockHorace “Woody” Brock, a world leading economist, is the author of American Gridlock, and the founder and president of the economic think tank, Strategic Economic Decisions. An established public speaker, he is known for his ability to take complex and counterintuitive concepts and make them easily comprehensible to a broad range of people. Brock’s speaking engagements have included the World Economic Forum in Davos, the CIA, and The Aspen Institute.

Robert Gordon

Robert GordonRobert J. Gordon is Stanley G. Harris Professor in the Social Sciences at Northwestern University. He has had a long and distinguished career, and attracted worldwide attention for his controversial analysis predicting that future economic growth in the U. S. will be a mere fraction of its historic rate. The Atlantic magazine named Gordon’s paper on U.S. growth The Most Depressing Economic Idea of 2012: Watch Robert Gordon’s TED talk: The End Of Growth.

James Grant

James GrantJames Grant, financial journalist, author and historian, is the founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a twice-monthly and widely-read journal of the investment markets. His journalism has appeared in a variety of periodicals, including the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs. Read the March 2013 issue of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer; watch the 2009 Jim Grant interview with Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes: An Invitation To Fraud.

Dylan Grice

Dylan GriceDylan Grice is the Director of Research at Edelweiss Holdings, an investment practice focused on acquiring scarce and irreplaceable holdings as a means of protecting the real value of capital over time. Prior to joining Edelweiss in late 2012, he spent 15 years working as an economist, a proprietary trader and strategist at various investment banking institutions. Read Grice’s July 31 research paper: On The Intrinsic Value Of Gold, And How Not To Be A Turkey.

Donald Kohn

Donald KohnDonald Kohn is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. As the former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, he has written extensively on monetary policy, financial regulation and macroeconomics. Kohn is a 40-year veteran of the Federal Reserve System. Read what the Washington Post recently had to say about Kohn: Eight things you need to know about Don Kohn, who might just be the next Fed Chair.

Athanasios Orphanides

OrphanidesAthanasios Orphanides is Professor of the Practice of Global Economics and Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Before joining MIT, he served a five-year term (2007-2012) as Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus. After the introduction of the euro in Cyprus in January 2008, Orphanides served as a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. Read his Free Exchange March 2013 interview: What Happened In Cyprus.

Bill Raduchel

Bill RaduchelWilliam J. Raduchel is strategic advisor and independent director. He teaches corporate strategy at Georgetown University, and was formerly CTO of AOL Time Warner and Chief Strategy Officer of Sun Microsystems. Raduchel spent five years as head teaching assistant to John Kenneth Galbraith at Harvard, and he himself later taught several future economists, including Lawrence Summers and Ben Bernanke. Read Raduchel’s July 2013 interview in The Washington Post.


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Raymond Torto

Raymond TortoRaymond Torto is the CBRE Global Chief Economist and serves as the Company’s primary spokesperson on the global economy and commercial real estate markets. He is also the Executive Managing Director of CBRE Global Research and Consulting. Torto is a co-recipient with Bill Wheaton of the 2007 James A. Graaskamp Award for Real Estate Research Excellence and is currently a visiting faculty member at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

Sotiris Tsolacos

TsolacosSotiris Tsolacos holds a chair in Real Estate Finance at the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) Centre and the School of Real Estate at Henley Business School, Reading University, UK. He was previously the Director of European Research at Property. & Portfolio Research. Tsolacos has worked closely with investment managers, advising on global real estate opportunities and risk, and has published extensively on direct and listed real estate.

Nicolas Veron

Nicolas VeronNicolas Veron works both at Bruegel, a top economics think tank which he cofounded, and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, where he joined in 2009. The majority of his research is about financial systems and financial reforms. In September 2012, Bloomberg Markets included Veron in its second annual 50 Most Influential list. Listen to Veron’s August 2013 podcast: Obama And Greece: Thinking Outside The Basket Case.

Robert von Rekowsky

Robert von RekowskyRobert von Rekowsky is VP, Emerging Markets Strategy for Fidelity Asset Management. Bob was voted “Best of the Buyside” in Institutional Investor magazine in 2001, 2002 and 2003. He received the Lipper Canada Award in 2008 and was named by Citywire as one of the Top 100 European Managers of 2008. Read Robert’s June 2013 paper: The Importance of Assessing Corporate Governance In Emerging-Market Investing.

Byron Wien

Byron WeinByron Wien is Vice Chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners LP where he acts as an adviser to both the Firm and its clients in analyzing economic, social and political trends to assess the direction of financial markets. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Wien was Chief Investment Strategist for Pequot Capital and before that served for 21 years as Chief U.S. Investment Strategist at Morgan Stanley. Read the August 2013 Barron’s article: Wien Is Worried About Rest Of Year.

William White

William WhiteBill White is the chairman of the Economic Development and Review Committee (EDRC) at the OECD in Paris. From June 1994 through June 2008, he was Economic Adviser at the Bank for International Settlements, and previously served as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. White has published and spoken widely on the issue of macroeconomic stability. Read White’s August 2012 paper: Ultra Easy Monetary Policy and the Law of Unintended Consequences.

We look forward to seeing you in New York!

Nate Silver BCA Research

Two Fed Chairman Contenders, Lawrence Summers And Donald Kohn, To Speak At 2013 BCA New York Investment Conference

We are tremendously pleased to announce that two of the potential candidates for nomination to be next Fed Chairman, Lawrence Summers and Donald Kohn, are confirmed speakers at the 2013 BCA New York Investment Conference. 

Larry SummersDonald Kohn

The conference theme is Easy Money versus Weak Growth: Can The Bull Market Be Sustained?, and will be held at The Waldorf Astoria on September 23/24, 2013.  Please join us in New York where BCA will host what could be the investment conference of the year.

Additional renowned speakers include Nate Silver, Jim Grant, Byron Wein, Woody Brock and Athanasios Orphanides. BCA has been hosting exclusive investment conferences for over five decades and we are delighted to be able to bring you such an outstanding and diverse group of prominent speakers.

A full agenda can be found at: bcaresearch.com/conference-agenda

The New York conference is now 80% sold out. 

Do not miss this opportunity, register now!

We look forward to seeing you in New York.

Nanci K. Murdock, CFA
Event Manager

P.S. Read what The Washington Post (July 14, 2013) had to say about BCA New York 2013 guest speaker Bill Raduchel, including: “A technology guru, a thought leader and an evangelist for all things digital.” Raduchel, 67, is little known to the general public, but he is very well known among decision makers who span the worlds of economics, defense analysis, computers and Silicon Valley. Bill Raduchel’s life weaves through the tech leaders of our time. (July 19, 2013)

Larry Summers To Give Keynote Address At BCA 2013 New York

Larry SummersWe are ecstatic to confirm that the speaker list for the 2013 BCA New York Investment Conference is now finalized, with the phenomenal (and possible future Fed Chairman!) Larry Summers as a keynote speaker. The event will be held September 23/24, 2013 at The Waldorf Astoria.

Additional renowned speakers include Nate Silver, Don Kohn and Jim Grant. BCA has been hosting exclusive investment conferences for over 50 years and never before have we brought together such an outstanding group of prominent and diverse speakers.

The New York conference is sold out every year and this year will be no exception. Do not miss this opportunity – register today!

We look forward to seeing you in New York.

Nanci K. Murdock, CFA
Conference Manager
514.499.9550 ext. 254
nanci@bcaresearch.com

P.S. Read what The Washington Post (July 14, 2013) had to say about BCA New York 2013 guest speaker Bill Raduchel, including: “A technology guru, a thought leader and an evangelist for all things digital.” Raduchel, 67, is little known to the general public, but he is very well known among decision makers who span the worlds of economics, defense analysis, computers and Silicon Valley. Bill Raduchel’s life weaves through the tech leaders of our time. (July 19, 2013)

Easy Money versus Weak Growth: Can The Bull Market Be Sustained? [Final Agenda]

The 2013 BCA New York Investment Conference will be held September 23-24, 2013 at The Waldorf Astoria.

We are delighted to announce that the official agenda for the 2013 BCA Research New York Investment Conference is now finalized.  The conference theme is Easy Money versus Weak Growth: Can The Bull Market Be Sustained, and we have brought together an incredible roster of experts to shed light on the complex and uncertain market outlook.

Nate Silver BCA Research

With Economists and strategists divided about many key issues, the conference will feature a keynote address by Lawrence H. Summers along with debates and presentations on the following topics:

  • The euro crisis: stumbling towards a solution or breakout?
  • Is monetary policy doing more harm than good?
  • What will the debt end game look like and when will it occur?
  • Has developed economy growth moved permanently to a much lower level?
  • Is the underperformance of emerging markets just temporary?
  • Investment prospects in global real estate
  • Global investment strategy, highlighting the major risks and opportunities

BCA has been hosting exclusive investment conferences around the globe for over 50 years and we invite you to join us in New York for what we expect will be our best event yet. Confirmed speakers include Don Kohn, Jim Grant, Byron Wien, Nate Silver, and many others, guaranteeing a thought-provoking and value-added meeting.

A complete agenda for the event can be accessed at:  Easy Money versus Weak Growth: Can The Bull Market Be Sustained.

The conference program will allow plenty of time for discussion and interaction with the audience, and the event will also provide you with the unique opportunity to network with senior investment professionals from around the world and with BCA strategists.

The BCA New York Investment Conference sells out very quickly and space is limited – click here to register today.

Nate Silver BCA Research

I hope you will join us in New York for what is sure to be an interesting and worthwhile meeting.

Sincerely,

Martin H. Barnes
Chief Economist

BCA Research Launches Global Real Estate Strategy

Montreal, Quebec June 24, 2013

BCA Research, a world leading provider of independent investment research, is pleased to announce the latest addition to their extensive product line-up, Global Real Estate Strategy.

The product includes a comprehensive monthly report, supported by topical Special Reports throughout the year. Clients can also expect webcasts and opportunities for meetings and/or conference calls with BCA Chief Real Estate Strategist, Anthony (Tony) McGough.

Strategic Advantages:

  • Monthly analyses to focus on medium-term risks and trends in global real estate markets.
  • Coverage will have a primary focus on Commercial Real Estate, but will address residential coverage where significant residential investment markets exist (e.g. Germany/China/U.S.A.).
  • Reports will rotate through major regions (Americas, Europe, Asia) and topics – debt, income, secondary and tertiary – with full coverage of each geographic segment being covered at least annually.
  • Focus is on direct real estate, but will cover REITS – from a macro perspective – in specific reports throughout the year.
  • Each monthly report will highlight specific real estate investment opportunities or issues, concentrating on market fundamentals, medium-term strategic views and tactical analysis.
  • Incorporated into the report will be proprietary BCA indicators to measure the health of the real estate market and, where relevant, its cyclical position within a specific region.

Tony McGough, Chief Strategist

Anthony (Tony) McGough joined BCA Research in August 2012 as Chief Global Real Estate Strategist. Prior to joining BCA, Tony worked at DTZ as Global Head of Forecasting and Strategy Research. His past career includes employment at JLL, PruPIM (now M&G), CB Hillier Parker and the Bank of England, as well as six years as a Senior Lecturer and Director of MSc Real Estate courses at Cass Business School, City University London.

Tony is a member of the European Real Estate Society, the Society of Property Researchers and the Investment Property Forum. He is presently on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Property Research, is a Visiting Professor at The University of Ulster and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Reading. Tony has a BSc (Hons) Economics, from the University of Bath, and a MSc Economics from Birkbeck, University of London.

About BCA Research

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