William O Neil Net Worth $100 Million
William J O’ Neil is an American businessman, writer and stockbroker. He is the founder of Investor’s Business Daily, which is one of the leading business newspapers in the world. He is also the founder of William O’ Neil & Co. Inc, which is a stock brokerage firm. O’ Neil has also authored several books such as ‘The Successful Investor’, ’24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success’, and ‘How to Make Money in Stocks’ among others. This top-performing stockbroker is also the creator of the growth stock investment strategy known as CAN SLIM.
O’Neal was born on March 25, 1933 in Oklahoma City. He attended the Southern Methodist University, where he majored in business administration and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. He served in the military and later on began his profession as a stockbroker at Hayden, Stone & Company in 1958. While working here, he devised the CANSLIM investment strategy that made him the highest performing broker in his firm.
In 1963, he established a brokerage firm, the William O’ Neil & Co., Inc after he gained lot of financial and professional success. In 1983, he established the Investor’s Daily, which is a national financial daily newspaper that was later renamed to the Investor’s Business Daily. He serves as the publisher and Chairman of the newspaper, and also writes and lectures on investment topics nationwide. Since 2007, he O’ Neil has been serving as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of William O’Neal & Co. His other affiliations include Hayden, Stone & Company and O’ Neil Data Systems, Inc.
O’Neil has won many awards over the years. On March 2000, he was included as one of the top 100 business news luminaries of the century by TJFR Group and MasterCard International. In 2000, he received the Classic Awards of Recognition from the AeA. In 2004, the 39th edition of the Stock Trader’s Almanac was dedicated to him. With the success of his trading career, his website, www.investors.com and his brokerage firm, it is estimated that William O Neil's net worth is $100 Million.