William J. Cara –
Bill Cara is the internationally known author of “Lessons from the Trader Wizard” (hardcopy 2008 and e-book 2012). Since 2004, at billcara.com he has written daily about investing and trading for many thousands of investors around the world. Because of his depth of coverage, obvious knowledge of and love for capital markets, Bill’s blog was selected as “Our Favorite” by Forbes Magazine and also applauded by Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Investment Executive publications.
After graduating summa cum laude with Hons. B.B.A. from Laurier U, where he won the Wall Street Journal Medal, Bill went on to a five-year career in public accounting earning Chartered Accounting and Certified Management Accounting designations and, following a night-school program at McMaster U., his MBA. While founding and operating a successful management consulting company for 8 years, he initiated the Canadian Medical Association computer committee and co-authored their Computer-Assisted Physician’s Office book, and introduced computer systems to hospitals, medical clinics and doctors across Canada. Bill then opted to switch careers to join Dominion Securities in Toronto where he moved into portfolio management. Later, after working for Dean Witter Canada, he was founder of the Eastern Canada offices of Canaccord Capital, and subsequently was co-founder, systems designer, and CEO of Qtrade Investor, which soon became the #1 electronic brokerage firm in Canada.
His Cara Portfolio Management firm in Bahamas was SEC-registered from 2008 until recently when he joined the Fort Lauderdale Florida advisory firm of Aragon Capital, as a registered investment consultant. As a market tactician, Bill Cara believes in the study of corporate fundamentals, market time and price indicators and macro-economic data. In addition to managing a Goldminer portfolio strategy, he offers clients a range of actively managed ETF-based model portfolios. His reports on portfolio performance and trade rationale will be available to monthly subscribers.