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Mary Ann Bartels is former Head of Technical & Market Analysis at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. She is well known by clients and business partners for developing various proprietary models for equity pairs trading and for her sector, industry and stock selection. Ms. Bartels is also known for her extensive work on Hedge Funds. She is the lead analyst on research publications such as Market Analysis Comment, Hedge Fund Monitor and Monthly Chart Portfolio of Global Markets.
Ms. Bartels rejoined Merrill Lynch in 1999, working with the European Quantitative Strategy Team and became head of Global Equity Trading Research Strategy in 2001. Prior to rejoining Merrill Lynch, Ms. Bartels held portfolio manager positions at Batterymarch in Boston and Avatar/Zweig Associates in New York. For four consecutive years, Ms. Bartels was voted to the Institutional Investor All-American Research team and was awarded second place in 2008 and 2009. She appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg and was often quoted in various publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Barron’s. Ms. Bartels earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in Economics from Fordham University.