William J. Cara –
Bill Cara is the internationally known author of “Stock Market Literacy” (2023), “Trader Wizard 2023”, and “Lessons from the Trader Wizard” (hardcopy 2008 and e-book 2012). Since April 2004, at billcara.com, he has written daily about investing and trading for thousands of investors worldwide. Because of his depth of coverage, obvious knowledge of, and love for capital markets, Bill’s blog was selected as “Best of the Web” and “Our Favorite” by Forbes Magazine and applauded by Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and Investment Executive publications.
After graduating with Hons, BBA from Laurier U, where he was awarded 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 an MBA from the night-school program at McMaster University. While founding and operating a successful management consulting company for eight years, he initiated the Canadian Medical Association computer committee, co-authored their Computer-Assisted Physician’s Office book, and introduced computer systems to hospitals, medical clinics, and doctors across Canada. Bill then switched careers to join Dominion Securities in Toronto, where he moved into portfolio management. Later, after working for Dean Witter Canada, he founded the Eastern Canada offices of Canaccord Capital and subsequently was co-founder, systems designer, and CEO of Qtrade Investor, which soon became Canada’s #1 electronic brokerage firm.
His Cara Portfolio Management firm in the Bahamas was SEC-registered from 2008 until March 2020, when he joined the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, advisory firm of Aragon Capital LLC as a registered private wealth manager.
As a market strategist and tactician, Bill Cara believes in studying and applying corporate fundamentals, macroeconomic data, and market timing technical indicators while investing in companies, not ETFs. In addition to managing a portfolio strategy of commodity-related equities (Gold, Silver, Copper, Uranium, Oil&Gas), where he has 40 years of in-the-field experience visiting mines from the Arctic Circle to Colorado to Vermont, he also offers clients a diverse range of portfolios.