B CA Research is a world leader in the provision of macro investment research. Since 1949, the firm has provided its clients with leading-edge analysis and forecasts of the major financial markets, with clear and focused investment strategy recommendations and backed by countless proprietary models and leading indicators. BCA provides its services to financial professionals in more than 90 countries through a wide range of products, services, and meetings.
Macro Research: Our Methodology
Our methodology is grounded in a thorough understanding of the macroeconomic environment and key investment themes. This in-depth, long-term research forms the foundation of our investment strategy recommendations, market analysis and forecasts.
BCA strategists incorporate fundamentals, technical analysis, models and sound judgment. Working in a collaborative environment conducive to independent thought, strategists and research analysts work together to arrive at big picture investment themes that will shape the investment outlook. Through applying these comprehensive themes as an overlay to our individual strategy services (geographic, asset class), we are able to produce the most thoughtful, leading-edge macro investment research available. BCA’s integrated and proven methodology has, over the past six decades, allowed BCA clients to experience exceptional returns and/or mitigate significant portfolio risks.
The BCA Competitive Advantage
Analysis and forecasts for all asset classes and economies
BCA’s macroeconomic research covers every corner of the globe including U.S., Global, Emerging Markets, and China; asset class coverage includes equities, fixed income, FX, commodities and energy, real estate – including the geopolitical issues affecting the investment climate.
Over 60 research staff including 17 Chief Strategists
We have tremendous continuity amongst our team of strategists; 9 have been with the firm for more than a decade, and the total cumulative tenure is 140 years. BCA strategists are supported with an environment conducive to independent thought.
Proprietary Models and Leading Macro Economic Indicators
With over 150,000 data series, BCA controls a vast treasure of historical data, including countless proprietary leading indicators and predictive economic models.
Dedicated Account Management and Client Service
BCA has a dedicated Client Relationship Team for quick response and efficient fulfillment of client requests. The team is also available to assist with the provision of chart books and in the interaction between clients and BCA’s macro research strategists.
External Macro Research Advisory Board
BCA attaches great importance to having close links with a broad range of external experts in terms of exchanging views and ideas regarding the economic and financial market outlooks. Members of our Research Advisory Board all have tremendous knowledge and experience.
BCA iPad App 3.0
Our new App contains a wealth of new and improved features including a streamlined user interface and enhanced navigation. The App also adds an advanced annotation tool set, allowing users to share/send annotated pages or entire reports via email. Other new features include keyword searches within a document, bookmarking specific page(s) in a document, adding reports to a reading list, and the ability to print.
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