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

Launch of MTA SmartBrief Oct 3, 2016
September 26, 2016

Timely expertise for the global investment community Starting Monday, October 3, 2016 MTA SmartBrief will bring the most important and timely news stories about the global financial markets directly to subscribers' inboxes. The MTA SmartBrief is...
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South Florida Chapter Meeting Featuring Ralph Acampora, CMT
September 22, 2016

You are invited to attend the Introduction to Technical Analysis Speaker Series graciously hosted by Bulltick, LLC.   Experts in this speaker series will share some of the foundational topics in technical analysis as well as their current...
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Los Angeles Chapter Meeting Featuring Brett Villaume, CMT, CAIA and Andrew Fisher, CMT, CFA
September 22, 2016

The Los Angeles Chapter of the MTA invites you to our chapter meeting on Monday, October 10, 2016. We are pleased to have Brett Villaume, CMT, CAIA and Andrew Fisher, CMT, CFA as our guest speakers for the October meeting. During the meeting,...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

An Introduction to Implied Volatility
September 21, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on September 21, 2016 by Russell Rhoads, CFA as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series.  In this review session, Russell discusses implied volatility and VIX as a measure of the market's expectations of...
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Latest Trends in the ETF Market and the Rise of Factor Investing to Improve Portfolio Diversification Strategies
September 7, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on August 31, 2016 by Dan Draper as part of the MTA's Educational Web...
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We Use Options to Trade Our Favorite Technical Set-ups & You Should Too!
August 17, 2016

A webcast presentation by Michael Kieffer originally held on August 17, 2016 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Our firm specializes in an event driven strategy, that we execute our ideas through the use of options. We believe options...
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