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

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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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Technical Analysis: Modern Perspectives
April 4, 2017

The MTA is pleased to announce a thorough review into the evolution, criticism, historical practice, and modern applications of technical analysis was recently published by the CFA Institute Research Foundation in partnership with the MTA. The...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

An Integrated Approach to Fundamental and Technical Analysis Techniques
April 26, 2017

A webcast presentation by Colin Cieszynski, CFA, CMT originally held on April 26th, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Since the turn of the century, the gap between fundamental and technical analysis has been narrowing with...
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An Interview with Barry Ritholtz at the 44th Annual Symposium
April 6, 2017

Barry Ritholtz shares his insights on his experience at the MTA's 44th Annual Symposium, which took place on April 5 - 7th, 2017 in New York...
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An Interview with Andrew Thrasher at the 44th Annual Symposium
April 6, 2017

Andrew Thrasher shares his insights on his experience at the MTA's 44th Annual Symposium, which took place on April 5 - 7th, 2017 in New York...
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