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Event Details

Spring Economic Update

Wednesday April 19, 2017
11:45 – 12:00pm – Registration
12:00 – 12:40pm – Lunch
12:40 – 1:30pm – Presentation
The Metropolitan Hotel
Vancouver Room, 645 Howe Street, Vancouver

Event Description

Bart Melek will be discussing the outlook for oil, base metals and gold at a time the US Fed is tightening monetary policy and the new US Administration is attempting to renegotiate the long standing trade and currency regime. He will also address the continued importance to the commodity market and the impact of weak investment spending on the price outlook.

Bart Melek
Speaker: Bart Melek
Global Head of Commodity Strategy, TD Securities

Bart has some twenty years' experience analyzing global precious metals, base metals, energy, and financial markets, as well as North American and global economies. He has worked closely with commodity, equity and FX trading desks in Toronto, New York, Chicago, London and Singapore, and has several forecasting distinctions and top global rankings to his credit.

Bart contributes to the TD Securities strategic view by providing commentary on commodity and various other financial markets and how they relate to the sectoral and macroeconomic outlook. Bart is also a sought after media source for many leading print publications and business television programs including Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC, BNN, The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post, AFP, BBC, The Wall Street Journal and Barron's. His forecasts are also part of the global consensus.

Previous to joining TD, Bart was a Global Commodity Strategist and Sr. Economist at another major Canadian bank. He was also a Senior Economist and Senior Analyst in Treasury and Risk Management/Senior Credit Committee at another major Canadian chartered bank.

Bart holds a master's degree in economics from York University in Toronto, with a Specialization Certificate in International Finance/Banking.

Event RSVP

Early Bird RSVP by noon: Friday March 31, 2017
RSVP by noon: Monday April 17, 2017

2017-04-19 12:00:00 America/Vancouver Spring Economic Update Our ever popular spring economic update luncheon for 2017 will be held Wednesday April 19th. Come and hear the update from Bart Melek – Global Head of Commodity Strategy at TD Securities. Vancouver Room, 645 Howe Street, Vancouver AFP Vancouver

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