Barclays is a global financial services provider engaged in retail and commercial banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. It also participates in the credit card business through its Barclaycard division. The company has a presence in more than 50 countries worldwide. After closing its Argentine operations in 2012, the bank's presence in the Americas includes Brazil, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and the US. Based in London, Barclays also provides economic projections and forecasts.