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

Houston Chapter Meeting – Market Discussion
October 21, 2016

The Houston Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Come prepared with at least one stock or market you would like to discuss as this month’s topic is a “Market Discussion”. Register Here We...
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Technical Analysis, October 2016 Issue Now Available!
October 21, 2016

Technically Speaking magazine is a monthly periodical distributed to the MTA membership in digital format. Technically Speaking highlights a variety of topics in market analysis, asset management, and trading. The magazine features articles,...
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United Kingdom Chapter Meeting Featuring Katie Stockton, CMT
October 19, 2016

The United Kingdom Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2016. We are pleased to have Katie Stockton, CMT as our guest speaker for this meeting Register Here Registration for this event is free for...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

The Market Hates Uncertainty!
October 5, 2016

A webcast presentation by Will Geisdorf, CMT, originally held on October 5th, 2016 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Stretched valuations, the upcoming election, and the potential for a December rate hike have investors on edge.  Is...
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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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