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

CFA Society Milwaukee & UWM Lubar School of Business – Defining Markets Conference
October 26, 2016

The conference focuses on technical analysis and the VIX as a market indicator. You will learn the basics of technical analysis in investments and how it is useful for forecasting, important for timing, and crucial for risk control. The VIX is a...
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Amsterdam Chapter Meeting Featuring Katie Stockton, CMT
October 26, 2016

The Amsterdam Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. The meeting is hosted in partnership with the Dutch Society of Investment Professionals (VBA) and BTIG, LLC and will feature Katie Stockton,...
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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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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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