David Skarica is the founder and editor of the newsletter Addicted to Profits
. Skarica entered the financial markets at a young age. At the age of 18, he became the youngest person on record to pass the Canadian Securities Course. Addicted to Profits
is known for its stellar performance in up and down markets. In 2008, at the depths of the financial panic, Addicted to Profits
recommended buying right at the market bottom, and buying more aggressively during the March 2009 stock market bottom. Skarica also became a bull on Greece right near its bottom in July 2012.
Skarica is a regular speaker at trade and investment shows in Canada and is a regular guest on The Business News Network (BNN), the flagship Canadian business broadcasting network. He has also appeared on the The Vicki Gabereau Show
and had been featured in The Globe and Mail
. His work has appeared in publications such as The Bull and Bear Financial Digest, Barron's, Investor's Digest of Canada,
and Canadian Moneysaver.
His most recent book, The Great Super Cycle
(Wiley and Sons), was the No. 1 investment book on Amazon.com. In this book, he discusses the long-term effects of the debt crisis in the west and why this will mean a economic shift to eastern powers.