Managing Director | Toronto, Canada
Known internationally as "The Trader Wizard", Bill Cara is a highly
regarded capital markets professional with over 35 years of
managerial and entrepreneurial experience in the securities industry.
He has earned Hon. BA (Bus.) and MBA degrees, plus CA and CMA
professional accounting designations. He was co-founder and
Responsible Person for the initial Canaccord Capital office in eastern
Canada, and co-founder, system designer and Responsible Person
for the start-up of Qtrade Investor, the electronic broker rated #1 by
Canada's Report On Business.
In the past year, more than 300,000 readers in 140 countries have
visited his Cara Community blog for daily reports, market commentary
and discussion. Named the Forbes magazine "Favorite Trading Blog",
his blog has received accolades from Barron's, Business Week, and
The Wall Street Journal.
Bill was called as an expert witness by the Canadian Securities
Administrators at a forum on electronic trading brokerage and also by
the Senate of Canada Banking Committee Task Force on the future of
Canada’s financial services industry. The Government of Canada
invited Bill to speak with Canada’s trade commissioner in three Asian
He has been a member of the Government of Ontario Task Force that
reviewed the operations of the Canadian unlisted securities market,
now operated by the Toronto Stock Exchange. He supported
non-profit, non-governmental organizations committed to the United
Nations Global Compact for Third World economic
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