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

Technically Speaking Magazine
Technically Speaking April 2016 Issue Now Available!
April 1, 2016

This month we provide a small sample of work from a few of the speakers who will be presenting their research at the Annual Symposium. In the next few issues we will be providing summaries of some of these presentations in Technically Speaking. As...
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Technically Speaking Magazine
Technically Speaking March 2016 Issue Now Available!
March 15, 2016

Recently the MTA annual award recipients were announced. Annual Award: Louise Yamada, CMT Memorial Award: Paul Macrae Montgomery Service Award: Ron Meisels Charles H. Dow Award: Charlie Bilello, CMT & Michael A. Gayed, CFA Each of...
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Technically Speaking Magazine
Technically Speaking February 2016 Now Available!
February 19, 2016

Many of us have been planning to attend the MTA’s Annual Symposium and February might be the time to start acting on those plans. According to a study done by In 2014, [we] amassed [a database of] 1.5 billion airfares as we...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Paradigm Shift in Financial Markets
April 20, 2016

A webcast presentation by Henry Marchell originally held on April 20, 2016 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. In this presentation, Henry Marchell will present his work on the paradigm shift in the financial markets from a Newtonian...
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US Financial Update for March 2016
March 16, 2016

A webcast presentation by John Kosar, CMT originally held on March 16, 2016 as part of the MTA's Educational Web...
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The Importance of Actual Returns In The Due Diligence Process
March 9, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on March 9, 2016 by Mike Posey as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Everyone in the investment industry is very familiar with the disclosure, “past performance is not necessarily indicative of...
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