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