David Bensimon & Mark Leibovit

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educational seminar

Saturday, Oct 12 – Sunday, Oct 13, 2013
Times: Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 10am-3pm
Place: The Hyatt Regency, Vancouver BC
Cost: $2500

For the first time ever, award winning author and acclaimed forecaster, David Bensimon joins award winning market timer and acclaimed analyst Mark Leibovit for an entire weekend of analysis. This two day seminar will cover Techniques for Trends and Tools for Turns from both a forecaster and a market timers perspective. Day 2 will cover Current Forecasts for all major markets.



David Bensimon David Bensimon graduated with multiple national awards and top of his class in the 5-year business program at the University of British Columbia. He has since had more than 24 years of experience with interbank, exchange-floor, and proprietary trading and investing across commodity, equity index, foreign exchange and interest rate markets. His institutional career over the course of a decade in Europe at top-tier investment banks (Citibank, Credit Agricole. HSBC, Deutsche) included positions as chief dealer, head of trading, and chief of staff, and he also spent a year trading on the Singapore futures exchange.

For the past decade Mr. Bensimon has published his forecasts of global markets with well-documented precision via the Australia-based consulting firm, Polar Pacific. He is known for the uncanny accuracy of bold calls — including the exact price and time of major highs and lows for GOLD, OIL, CAD, TSX. His regular series, PolarView, has consistently predicted the key turning points, including correctly calling the volatile movements in the 2007-2008 crisis and the 2009-2010 recovery. His discoveries and insights into market symmetry were also published in the beautifully-crafted book, Polar Perspectives, which has been honoured with two gold medals at international competitions.

A sought-after speaker at industry conferences as well as educational seminars and forecast-oriented lectures, Mr. Bensimon is known for his compelling analysis and dynamic delivery. He is also frequently invited to share his views in the global financial media — including television (Bloomberg, BNN, CNBC, Channel News Asia), radio (MoneyTalks, SmartStox) and print (Business Times, AsiaMoney). See www.polarpacific.com for performance history and links to media appearances.


Mark Leibovit Mark Leibovit is Chief Market Strategist and Publisher of VRtrader.com and The Leibovit VR Gold Letter and the author of the comprehensive study on Volume Analysis, The Trader’s Book of Volume, which was published in 2011 by McGraw-Hill.

You may have recognized Mark as one of the ten “Elves” on Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street Week television program where he served as a weekly consultant (‘Elf’) for 7 years and also as a regular Market Monitor guest for the past 32 years on the Nightly Business Report. He is a popular speaker at investment conferences both in the U.S. and Canada and is often seen on PBS, BNN (Canada), Bloomberg Radio and FOX Business News. He has also been interviewed in Barrons, Business Week, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.

Mr. Leibovit’s specialty is Volume Analysis and his proprietary Leibovit Volume Reversal TM indicator is well known for forecasting accurate signals of trend direction and reversals in the equity, metals and futures markets. He has historical experience recognizing bull and bear markets and signaling alerts prior to market crashes.

Mr. Leibovit has appeared in speaking engagements and seminars in the US and Canada, and provides customized Volume Analysis for fund managers and institutions. He publishes a newsletter on the gold, metals and mining markets which can be found at www.vrgoldletter.com. He is also the Chief Market Strategist for his flagship publication, www.vrtrader.com where virtually all major markets as well as individual stocks and ETFs are covered.

TIMER DIGEST Magazine has named him the #1 Gold Timer for the twelve-month period from 8/26/10 to 8/26/11 and the #2 for 2011. He was also named the #1 Intermediate Stock Market Timer for the 10-year period ending in 2007.

Mark Leibovit’s career spans more than 35 years beginning as a member on the Chicago Board Options Exchange where he became a market maker in several stocks including Newmont Mining. Through the late 1980s he was Technical Research Director for Rodman & Renshaw and subsequently began publishing several financial newsletters. He holds a CIMA and AIF designation and is a member of the Market Technician’s Association (MTA) and the CFA Institute.



9:00AM David Bensimon Price / Time / Geometry / Structor / Momentum
12:00PM Q&A
12:30PM Lunch
13:30PM Mark Leibovit Volume / Breadth / Seasonality / Sentiment / Volatility
16:30PM Q&A
5:00PM Close



10:00AM David & Mark CANADA — TSX / OIL / CAD
11:30AM Q&A
12:00PM Lunch
14:30PM Q&A
15:00PM Close