Mr. Smith is also the CEO and Chairman
of MetaSource Group,
Inc., a public traded software company. He founded the predecessor of
this company in 1996. He is also the CEO and Chairman of Greater
China Technology, Inc. a company which outsources software development
He was the Chief Investment Officer
and Chief Strategist of Orbitex Management, Inc. during the late 1990s.
Orbitex manages mutual funds and portfolios for institutions and individuals.
He was the editor of Courtney Smiths
Wall Street Winners newsletter. This popular investment advisory newsletter ranked
number one in performance by the Hulbert Digest.
Mr. Smith is the owner and Editor-in-Chief
of Commodity Trading
Consumer Research (CTCR). CTCR is the premier tracking service for the
futures industry as well as the most prestigious publication for futures trading
insights. CTCR has been providing insights to the futures community since 1983.
Previously, he was President and
Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Financial Services, Inc., a futures and stock
brokerage firm. Mr. Smith was First Vice President and Treasurer of the New York
branch of Banca della Svizzera Italiana (BSI), a Swiss bank. At BSI, Mr. Smith
managed mutual funds, client accounts, and was responsible for the trading activities
of the New York branch as well as trading and marketing fixed income and foreign
exchange derivatives for the entire bank. He was also responsible for the funding
and balance sheet of the branch.
Mr. Smith was previously Group Vice
President in charge of Financial Derivatives at the French bank Banque Paribas,
New York, and was Vice President and a Director of Research and Commercial Services
for PaineWebber, Inc. Mr. Smith managed client accounts prior to joining PaineWebber.
Mr. Smith is the author of six books,
including Profits Through Seasonal Trading, (John Wiley & Sons, 1980), Commodity
Spreads (John Wiley & Sons, 1981 and Traders Press, 1989), How To Make Money
In Stock Index Futures (McGraw-Hill, 1985, paperback edition 1988), Seasonal Charts
For Futures Traders (John Wiley & Sons, 1987), and Option Strategies (John
Wiley & Sons, 1987, 2nd Edition 1996). Mr. Smith is also the author of chapters
in several books.
He is on the board of directors of
several unaffiliated corporations.
Mr. Smith has been a featured speaker
at investment conferences throughout North America and Europe. He has appeared
on over 1000 TV shows since on such national television shows as Wall Street Journal
Report, and Moneyline as well as other shows on CNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg, CNN,