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Larry M. Berman appears weekly on BNN’s Berman’s Call where he blends fundamentals with expert technical analysis to help Bloomberg viewers uncover opportunities in the marketplace. He is a Co-Founder of ETF Capital Management and The Independent Investor Institute — an organization dedicated to providing unbiased education to Canadian investors. With nearly twenty-five years of investment industry experience, Larry is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, and is a US registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA).
Larry began his career as a Toronto-based investment advisor in 1989 and completed a technical internship in New York with the CMT Association in 1994, where he studied the techniques of many top Wall Street technicians. Prior to co-founding ETF Capital Management in 2006, he was Chief Technical Strategist and Managing Director for CIBC World Markets since 1997. While at CIBC, Larry consistently earned ratings as one of Canada’s Top 3 Analysts (including a #1 ranking in fixed income), according to Brendan Wood institutional investor surveys. Prior to that, Larry was a senior technical analyst for Thomson IFR in Boston and senior technical analyst and trader for Marleau, Lemire Futures in Toronto.
Larry is the primary author of the textbook for the technical analysis course offered by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI), which is the primary source of education for technical analysis in Canada. Larry is past President of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA), past Vice-Chairman (Americas) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), and in 2010 completed a 2-year term as President of the CMT Association.