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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Applied Learning at the MTA Symposium
February 25, 2017

The MTA’s 44th Annual Symposium takes delegates from the theoretical frameworks popularized in behavioral finance through an applied learning of the most vigorously validated elements of technical analysis. Leave New York with new skills and an...
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Optuma Charting Tools
February 25, 2017

The MTA now provides registered candidates FREE access to charting tools from Optuma. You will have free access to the Trader Services edition, with local end-of-day data, until you have taken the exam. This edition of Optuma includes access to all...
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MTA Symposium Speaker Spotlight: Barry Ritholtz and Alan Shaw, CMT
February 24, 2017

The 44th Annual MTA Symposium will feature the world’s leading asset managers, traders, and technical analysts, including Barry Ritholtz and Alan Shaw, CMT. Presentation: Master's of Finance There is no one better equipped than Barry...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Using ETF Data to Paint a Sentiment Picture
February 9, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on February 8, 2017 by Tony Welch as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. In this presentation, Tony will go over how we think about ETF asset flows, positioning, and short interest in regards to...
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Gann For The Modern Trader
February 1, 2017

A webcast presentation on February 1, 2017 by Hima Reddy as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Like a tailored suit or a Chanel purse, Gann analysis is...timeless. But what if you can't plaster your wall with paper charts? Or spend hours...
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A Review of the Current State of Option-Oriented Indicators
January 25, 2017

A webcast presentation with Larry McMillan originally held on January 25, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Certain option data is useful in helping predict broad market movements. This presentation will discuss the current state...
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