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Don Vialoux

Don Vialoux has 37 years of experience in the Investment Industry. He is a past president of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (www.csta.org) and a former technical analyst at RBC Investments. Don earned his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technician Association in 1995. His CMT paper entitled “Seasonality in Canadian Equity Markets” was published in the Spring-Summer 1996 edition of the CMT Association Journal. Don also has extensive experience with Exchange Traded Funds (also know as Index Participation Units) as well as conservative option strategies. In 1990 he wrote a report that was released in the International Federation of Technical Analyst Journal entitled “Profiting from a Combination of Technical and Fundamental Analysis”. The report introduced ” The Eight Phases of the Stock Market Cycle”, an investment concept that continues to identify profitable entry and exit points for North American equity markets. He is currently a member of the Toronto Society of Fundamental Analyst’s Derivatives Committee.

Accomplishments

  • Past President of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA).
  • Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation. Title of the thesis needed to earn the designation was “Seasonality in Canadian Equity Prices”.
  • 46 years of experience in the investment industry.
  • Former advisor to the Horizons Seasonal Rotation ETF: 2009-2015
  • Author of a daily letter since 2003 on equity markets available free on the internet. The letter is accessed at www.timingthemarket.ca. The letter focuses on investment opportunities based on technical, fundamental and seasonal analysis. Free seasonality studies for the report are obtained from www.EquityClock.com provided by my son, Jon Vialoux.
  • Author of StockTwits comments with over 41,000 followers
  • Frequent presenter on Business News Network television

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