Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis

The CMT 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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Bank Stocks Are Back in Rally Mode
October 6, 2017

I wrote back in August about the financial sector and an impending correction in the Financial Sector SPDR (XLF). A breakdown through short-term support levels and the 50-day moving average had suggested further downside in the sector. Read...
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Bitcoin: Your New ‘Safe Haven’
September 28, 2017

On Monday morning, North Korea’s Foreign Minister accused the United States of declaring war after President Trump tweeted that North Korea "won't be around much longer." This hawkish rhetoric caused investors to sell stocks and move into "stores...
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Why Apple Stock Could Climb 10 Percent
September 27, 2017

In an almost perfect “buy the rumor and sell the news” fashion, Apple (AAPL​) stock has sold off more than six percent since the iPhone maker announced its new lineup of smartphones on Sept. 12. It was a classic scenario because we already...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Is The Anchored VWAP The Perfect Indicator?
September 27, 2017

A webcast presentation by Brian Shannon, CMT originally held on September 27, 2017 as part of the CMT Association’s Educational Web Series. Price, Time and Volume, these three components are the most important factors to study for profitability...
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The Implication of Quantitative Approaches to Trading and Investing in Modern Markets
September 13, 2017

A webcast presentation by Gordon Scott, CMT originally held on September 13, 2017 as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Supplemental...
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Timing the Market Using Seasonal, Technical and Fundamental Analysis
September 6, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on September 6th, 2017 by Don Vialoux as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Something new! The traditional investment decision making process focuses first on Fundamental Analysis,...
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