Interview with Marlene Puffer in The Analyst, Toronto CFA Society, September 2014.
Dr. Puffer was Chief Strategist, Global Fixed Income at BCA Research. She provided independent macroeconomic analysis and fixed income investment strategy to top institutional clients worldwide. Paid subscribers to her weekly reports included the world’s top pension funds, money managers, trading desks and hedge funds. She recommended successful value-added portfolio strategies and specific trades, guiding investors through the European crisis, Japan’s monetary policy regime shift and extraordinary central bank intervention. Her team published a weekly bulletin and in-depth special reports with clear investment recommendations and trade ideas in major sovereign and credit markets. Special Reports included in-depth analysis of European vs. U.S. corporate credit markets, emerging market debt in the context of investment grade bond portfolios, and individual country/regional reports. Dr. Puffer travelled globally to meet with clients.
Since 1949, BCA Research has been one of the world’s top independent providers of global investment research and leading-edge market analysis.
September 27-29, 2009, “Impact of Today’s Environment and Market Intervention on Bond and Money Markets”. Treasury Management Association Conference, Niagara Falls, Ontario, with David Schaffner.
September 24, 2007, Invited participant in a roundtable discussion with Canadian Capital Market Participants, Toronto, ON. Organized by the Department of Finance, OSFI, and Bank of Canada.