As Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Larry Berman is Co-Founder of ETF Capital Management (www.etfcm.com) and Quintessence Wealth (www.QWealth.com) . Since 2007, Larry is well known as the host of Berman’s Call on BNN Bloomberg. His qualifications and 30 plus years of industry experience are extensive. Larry is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter-holder, a US registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA), and holds a BA in Economics from York University. Larry began his career as a Toronto based investment advisor. He completed a technical internship in New York with the Market Technicians Association (www.mta.org) in 1994, where he studied the techniques of many top Wall Street technicians.
Prior to founding ETF Capital Management, as Chief Technical Strategist and a Managing Director for CIBC World Markets, he lead the technical and quant research department – where he was ranked as one of Canada’s “Top 3 Analysts” including #1 in fixed-income according to Brendan Wood institutional investor surveys. Larry was also a senior technical analyst for Technical Data (now Thomson Reuters) in Boston and senior technical analyst and trader for Marleau, Lemire Futures in Toronto.
Larry is the original author of the textbook for the technical analysis course offered by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI), which is the basis of education for technical analysis in Canada. Larry is past President of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (www.csta.org), past Vice-Chairman (Americas) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (www.ifta.org), and past President of the Market Technicians Association (www.mta.org) – where he is currently the subject matter expert in behavioural finance. Larry is passionate about educating investors and giving back to the community. He is an active supporter of brain health (Dementia) research at the Baycrest Hospital Foundation, where he sits on the investment committee. He’s actively involved with the Children’s Aid Foundation, where he established the Berman Family Scholarship to help youth in care financial need to fund post-secondary education. As a sought-after speaker, Larry lectures on global macro-economics, behavioural finance, and technical analysis. Each week on BNN Bloomberg’s Berman’s Call, Canadians look to Larry Berman to deliver insights about market performance – with a focus on education, asset allocation, and prudent risk management.