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Larry Berman, CMT, CTA, CFA

Larry BermanLarry is a Co-Founder of ETF Capital Management (ETFCM) and brings over 20 years of industry experience to the role of Chief Investment Officer. Larry has been ranked as one of Canada’s “Top 3 Analysts” according to institutional investor surveys.

Larry began his career as a Toronto based investment advisor in 1989 and completed a technical internship in New York with the Market Technicians Association ( in 1994, where he studied the techniques of many top Wall Street technicians. Prior to founding ETFCM, he was Chief Technical Strategist and Managing Director for CIBC World Markets since 1997. 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 a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and is a US registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA).

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 (, past Vice-Chairman (Americas) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (, and in 2010 completed a 2-year term as President of the Market Technicians Association (MTA). Larry’s opinions frequently appear in the media, and he is a featured weekly on BNN’s ( Berman’s Call.

Larry graduated from York University with a BA in Economics and lectures on technical analysis at colleges and universities and sits on the international board of advisors to the MTA Educational Foundation (

What's Happening at the MTAEF
Information on the latest news and upcoming events.

Nov. 28th, 2016

The 2016 Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation annual fundraiser was held on October 26th at The Yale Club of New York City. This yearly event is an important source of funding that contributes to the foundation’s ongoing efforts to establish, … Continue reading

Aug. 14th, 2015

Phil Roth, CMT recently made public his Masters Thesis, “Investors Make Bottoms; Traders Make Tops.”  Below, you can find an abstract from the paper: Preface My intention is not to defend or deny the theories of “Behavioral Finance”.  It has long … Continue reading