About The Author

Albert W. Thomas has spent most of his life in the field of finance. In 1965 he founded an insurance holding company, Security Dynamics Investment Corporation, after having been an agent and General Agent for several life insurance companies. In 1970 he became cofounder and president of Real Life Estate, Inc., which marketed a unique real estate and life insurance package. After he became interested in commodities he bought a seat for his personal trading on the Chicago Open Board of Trade, which is now known as the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange. Later on he became a full time trader and also acted as a commodity broker for a few select clients.

In 1981 he sold his membership on the Exchange and with his wife, Carolyn, lived full time aboard their 41' ketch, the Aumakua (which means guardian angel in Hawaiian). They sailed in Florida and the Bahamas for two years.

In 1984 he founded World Trading Group which grew to be the seventh largest introducing commodity brokerage firm in the U.S. with 35 offices from coast to coast, Alaska and Canada. It was sold in 1992.

He is a graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in Commerce and is a member of Mensa. He is now president of Williamsburg Investment Company that syndicates his weekly financial column since 1999 to more than 150 newspapers and writes a financial market letter called Over My Shoulder that is quoted in Barron’s and many other publications. He is a regular guest on several financial radio talk shows.

Mr. Thomas is available for speaking engagements. Please call for more information.


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