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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NDBF Approval of CMT Program
February 19, 2017

The MTA is pleased to announce the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance, Department of Securities has added the Chartered Market Technician to the list of acceptable designations under Section 8-1102(1) of the Securities Act of Nebraska. This...
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Prove Your Worth at the MTA Symposium
February 18, 2017

The MTA’s 44th Annual Symposium brings together top-performing investment professionals to discuss how technical analysis is incorporated into the market analysis, portfolio management, and trading process. Reserve your seat for this intensive...
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The Best Way to Prepare for the CMT Exam
February 18, 2017

To further aid in your study for the CMT exam, listen to level specific informational sessions with Gordon Scott, Managing Director of the CMT program. The sessions review the curriculum and question weightings, and provides insightful study tips to...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Using ETF Data to Paint a Sentiment Picture
February 9, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on February 8, 2017 by Tony Welch as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. In this presentation, Tony will go over how we think about ETF asset flows, positioning, and short interest in regards to...
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Gann For The Modern Trader
February 1, 2017

A webcast presentation on February 1, 2017 by Hima Reddy as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Like a tailored suit or a Chanel purse, Gann analysis is...timeless. But what if you can't plaster your wall with paper charts? Or spend hours...
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A Review of the Current State of Option-Oriented Indicators
January 25, 2017

A webcast presentation with Larry McMillan originally held on January 25, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Certain option data is useful in helping predict broad market movements. This presentation will discuss the current state...
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