Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> July 20, 1998

Steel – An Obtuse Approach : Jordan M. Estra – Bt Alex. Brown Inc

JORDAN M. ESTRA is a managing director of BT Alex. Brown Inc. and Head of The Global Research Team. His research responsibilities include the Domestic Steel Industry and coordination of research of the global steel industry. Previously, Mr. Estra was associated with Merrill Lynch, S.G. Warburg and Oppenheimer & Co. He earned his degree in economics from Babson College and his M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He is a Medic in the United State Army Medical Corps and is a member of the Corporation of Babson College. Mr. Estra includes pumping iron, playing golf, scuba diving and reading spy novels among his personal interests. Profile
TWST: Let's start with your approach to the metals, and particularly to

steel at BT Alex. Brown?

Mr. Estra: As metals are essentially a commodity business, I start with

an overview of the