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

4th Annual Behavioral Finance Conference – San Francisco – Nov 5, 2016
October 25, 2016

The 2016 Behavioral Finance Symposium is a unique, full-day educational event conceived and produced by faculty members from UC Berkeley Extension, University of San Francisco, and Golden Gate University in partnership with professional...
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Chicago Seminar Featuring Ralph Acampora, CMT, Mark Hendricks, Katie Stockton, CMT, and Jim Bianco, CMT
October 25, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 you are invited to join renowned research analysts Ralph Acampora, CMT, Katie Stockton, CMT and James Bianco, CMT as well as Mark Hendricks from the Department of Economics and Booth School of Business, University of...
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Atlanta Chapter Meeting Featuring Garic Moran
October 24, 2016

The Atlanta chapter of the MTA invites you to our next meeting on Thursday, October 27, 2016. We are pleased to have Garic Moran, Founder of TG Moran Capital Management, as our guest speaker for the October meeting. Register Here We encourage...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Backtesting Popular Rules-Based Trading Strategies in the Philippine Setting
October 19, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 by Nikki Yu, CMT as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. This presentation explores how traders can find high quality setups by back testing  the popular trading...
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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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