Commodity & Energy Strategy

Competitive Advantage

  • Understanding that commodities are an important alternative asset class, BCA’s Commodity & Energy Strategy provides not only top-down and bottom-up analysis but also commodity megatrends and investment opportunities.
  • Presents global commodity and energy allocation advice with key inputs into setting portfolio strategies and enhancing returns and incorporates BCA’s traditional macrothematic, top-down strengths for commodity/energy futures, equities and currencies.
  • Links top-down analysis to strategic commodity rotation themes (base metals, precious metals, energy), as well as how to implement in commodity futures, equities and currencies, based on relative valuation models.

Actionable assessment of the expected direction for commodity/energy futures, equities and currencies.


Weekly Reports
Reports provide clients with portfolio strategy advice and specific, actionable recommendations grounded in data and insightful analysis, backed by BCA’s proprietary indicators.

Special Reports
Investment-oriented Special Reports cover such topics as China angles, commodity groups, softs, peak oil, and historical similarities with the current commodity market.

David L. Abramson, Chief Strategist

David Abramson has been with BCA Research since 1987 and is currently the firm’s Director of Research, and Chief Strategist of both the Commodity & Energy Strategy and the U.S. Equity Strategy. In his tenure of over 25 years at BCA, he has served as Chief Strategist for the China Investment Strategy, Foreign Exchange Strategy, and European Investment Strategy. In addition, David is a lecturer in International Finance with McGill University and serves on the Client Committee for the Kenneth Woods Portfolio Management program at Concordia University. Before joining BCA, he worked in the international department of the Bank of Canada for three years modeling exchange rates and trade flows. He holds an MBA and an MA in International Relations from the University of Chicago, as well as an MA in Economics from Carleton University..

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