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Financial Times/StarMine
Ranked #1 Global Broker,
#1 US Broker;
#2 Europe Broker and
#5 Pan-Asia Broker;
received 42 individual
analyst awards (May 2009)

Best Brokerage for stock
picking and estimate
accuracy;  captured more
than twice the awards
of the runner-up.
Seven out of 12
analysts named
to “Dazzling Dozen” 
Institutional Investor
Ranked #1 for
Pan European coverage
in the 2009 All-Europe
Research team survey


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iQanalytics ® Capabilities
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research now offers its institutional clients a resource for research data called iQanalytics. The group's iQ analytics capabilities include a defined valuation methodology that draws on over 3,000 company models prepared by its Fundamental Equity analysts globally, and a series of proprietary software tools. iQanalytics allows BofA Merrill Lynch Research analysts and clients to select and compare financial metrics of companies under coverage across sectors and regions, including recent historical performance and forecast and valuation information.

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