Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis

The Market Technicians Association is the home of the Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) Program, the preeminent, global designation for technical analysis and the only technical analysis designation recognized by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) qualifying candidates for a Series 86 exemption upon passing Levels I & II of the CMT exam. The Chartered Market Technician® designation is awarded to those who demonstrate mastery of a core body of knowledge of investment risk in portfolio management settings and hold themselves to the highest ethical standards.

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Latest Technical Analysis News & Event Reminders

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“Legendary technical analyst’s ‘power index’ works for long-term stock investing” By Michael Kahn
June 23, 2017

Even today, technical analysis still gets a bad rap as being, at best, a self-fulfilling prophecy and, at worst, financial voodoo. And while its practitioners are usually not good ambassadors for the discipline, that does not take away from its...
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Technically Speaking June 2017 Issue Now Available!
June 22, 2017

In this issue... CAN WE IMPROVE SECTOR ROTATION? by: Corey Hoffstein GUILLOTINE INVESTING - KEEPING YOUR HEAD WHILE OTHERS ARE LOSING THEIRS by: KD Angle, reviewed by Michael Carr, CMT BEHAVIORAL FINANCE BEYOND THE MARKETS: A REAL-TIME CASE...
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October 2017 CMT Registration Now Open – Reserve Your Seat Today!
June 12, 2017

Registration for the October 2017 administration of the CMT exams is now open. Whether you are advancing to the next level or need to retake a previous exam, please register today. See complete details below as we have added some new features to the...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Forecasting a Volatility Tsunami
June 14, 2017

A webcast presentation based on Andrew Thrasher’s 2017 Charles H. Dow Award winning research of the same title, originally held on June 14, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. The empirical aim of this paper is motivated by the...
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Multiple Timeframe Analysis at One Glance
June 7, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held by Manesh Patel, CMT, CFTe on June 7, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Multiple timeframe analysis has been extremely difficult for many traders to figure out. New analysis tools now present...
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Money, Madness and the Markets
May 17, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on May 17, 2017 by Jeffrey Weiss, CMT as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. In this motivational session, veteran Wall Street analyst Jeffrey S. Weiss, CMT presents the case for technical analysis to...
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