Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> June 2, 2003

Outlook For Base Metals: Lloyd O’carroll – Bb&t Capital Markets

LLOYD T. O'CARROLL has been First Vice President, Chief Economist and an Equity Research Analyst with BB&T Capital Markets since 1997. Mr. O'Carroll authors The O'Carroll Aluminum Bulletin on a subscription basis to producers, metal traders, end users, distributors and others. Previously, he was with Reynolds Metals Company for 19 years as a Corporate Economist, focusing on macroeconomic, aluminum industry and commodity analysis. He was the author of Economic Comments, a member of Reynolds' Commodity Hedging Committee and Chairman of the Aluminum Association Statistics and Market Research Committee. He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at North Carolina State University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Could we start out with an overview of your coverage?

Mr. O'Carroll: I do metals broadly and macroeconomics. Those are

the two areas, and I tend to do things very big picture and