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

Technically Speaking - Featured Story
New Issue of Technically Speaking Available Now
May 25, 2017

The May 2017 issue of Technically Speaking is now available! The magazine highlights a variety of topics in market analysis, asset management and trading, and features articles, techniques and research written by members of the MTA and wider...
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A New Method for Predicting VIX Spikes
April 19, 2017

Is volatility about to spike? It's a question frequently asked by anxious investors in times of relative calm. Now there's a new answer. In a recent paper entitled "Forecasting a Volatility Tsunami" that was awarded the 2017 Charles H. Dow Award...
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Networking with A Global Reach
April 4, 2017

An integral benefit of the joining the MTA is the professional connection you make with other members. Whether actively engaging at local chapter meetings, regional seminars, the Annual Symposium or through our online professional network on...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Money, Madness and the Markets
May 17, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on May 17, 2017 by Jeffrey Weiss, CMT as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. In this motivational session, veteran Wall Street analyst Jeffrey S. Weiss, CMT presents the case for technical analysis to...
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Creating New Studies: The Chameleon Indicators
May 10, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held by Alex Cole on May 10, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Technology allows for Technicians to turn ideas into custom technical indicators. Alex Cole will discuss the idea that led to the...
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A US Market Update for May 2017
May 3, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held by John Kosar, CMT on May 3, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Financial market expert John Kosar, CMT, of Asbury Research, joins the Educational Web Series to provide his unique analysis of...
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