Bill Carrigan, founder of gettingtechnical.com, which was launched in 1997, has been a student of technical analysis since the early 1970s. He has been writing a weekly business column in the Toronto Star since 1997, and was an early contributor to the former Report on Business Television. Mr. Carrigan also founded the Getting Technical Market newsletter in December 1998. He has also devoted time to the completion of the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation program. Mr. Carrigan is an instructor for the CSI and a contributing author to the textbook for the technical analysis course offered by the CSI, which is the primary source of education for technical analysis in Canada. He is also called upon to provide training to industry professionals on technical analysis at many of Canada’s leading brokerage firms.