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

Preparing for the CMT Exam – Oct 2016
August 23, 2016

If you have not already registered for the October CMT exam administration, it's not too late. Distinguish yourself with the skills to navigate the gap between intrinsic value and market price. Registration closes September 20th. Register online now...
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Technically Speaking, August 2016 Issue Now Available!
August 18, 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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NDBF Approves CMT Program for Advisor Representatives and Broker Dealer Agents
August 16, 2016

The Market Technicians Association (MTA), the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) Program, is pleased to announce the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance, Department of Securities has added the Chartered Market...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

We Use Options to Trade Our Favorite Technical Set-ups & You Should Too!
August 17, 2016

A webcast presentation by Michael Kieffer originally held on August 17, 2016 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Our firm specializes in an event driven strategy, that we execute our ideas through the use of options. We believe options...
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Outlook 2016 – Rates, Recessions & Elections
July 27, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on July 27th, 2016 by Sam Stovall as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. It’s been said that bull markets are like humans – the older they get, the more unstable they become. The S&P 500 just...
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Exploring the Predictive Nature of the StockTwits Community Platform
July 20, 2016

A webcast presentation originally held on July 20th, 2016 by Joe Gits as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. The Event will cover the process of statistical normalization of conversations on the StockTwits platform.  We will explore the...
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