Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis for nearly 50 years

Providing a disciplined, systematic approach to market behavior to help you navigate the gap between intrinsic value and market price.

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Founded in the late 1960s, the CMT Association has served the financial industry for nearly 50 years. What started as a small group of technical research analysts in NYC has matured into an industry beacon for professionals worldwide. Today, we strive to deliver value through diverse education and networking opportunities, member advocacy, career advancement, and the highest standards of professional ethics.

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1960s Started over 50 years ago

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137 Countries
35k Participants in educational programming

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Be the captain of your investment education. The CMT Program is your compass to sound financial decisions, equipping you with a body of investment risk knowledge to inform your portfolio management. Our market philosophy is grounded in behavioral economics to extend a quantitative approach to market research and rules-based trading system design.

Earning the CMT Designation demonstrates a vantage of this core body of knowledge, a distinction that aids our members in successfully navigating the market and their careers using industry-leading tools.

  • RISK MANAGEMENT
    RISK MANAGEMENT

    Identify changes in trends, intermarket relationships, sentiment, or market conditions that allows you to outperform on a risk adjusted basis

  • QUANTITATIVE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
    QUANTITATIVE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

    The tools you need to take your quantitative research from idea generation to signal-testing and performance analysis.

  • PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

    Learn how to develop a repeatable process for making decisions about important issues such as investment mix and asset allocation, or balancing risk against performance.

  • APPLIED BEHAVIORAL FINANCE
    APPLIED BEHAVIORAL FINANCE

    Understanding the nature of markets is dependent on your understanding of the nature of irrational market participants.

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As a flagship for the CMT Program, the CMT Association offers broad set of membership benefits including networking, learning resources, and career development. Whether you want to expand your knowledge, publish your research or network with industry professionals, the CMT Association has opportunities for your needs.

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Our exclusive networking and education advantages help steer our members toward greater professional opportunities. With live events held globally throughout the year and educational webinars for members worldwide, we are committed to building bridges, both in person and online.

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Sep
2
Mon
BEST OF WYCKOFF 2019 Online Conference: Mastering the Markets with the Wyckoff Method @ Online Conference
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 2:15 pm

We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Best of Wyckoff (BOW) Conference, originally launched at Golden Gate University by the late Dr. Henry (“Hank”) Pruden. Since 2017, the conference has been hosted online by Wyckoff Associates, LLC, featuring presenters with decades of experience trading and teaching the Wyckoff Method.

In this year’s BOW, we will focus on applying specific Wyckoff principles to help traders “Master the Markets.” Experts specializing in specific aspects of the Wyckoff Method will offer practical, “how-to” presentations covering Point-and-Figure Counting, Trade Set-ups and Long Entries, Intraday Trading, Tape Reading, Cryptocurrencies and Deliberate Practice strategies to improve pattern recognition and trading skills.

AGENDA
8:00a.m.
Howard Lask: Introduction to the Best of Wyckoff 2019 Online Conference

8:15a.m.
Bruce Fraser: Techniques for Improving the Accuracy and Timeliness of Horizontal Point & Figure Count Objectives

9:10a.m.
Breakout session #1: Howard Lask on Filtering Techniques for the Wyckoff Method

9:15a.m.
Stella Osoba, Esq., CMT: Richard D. Wyckoff, The Man Behind The Method

9:45a.m.
Roman Bogomazov: Wyckoff Mosaic

10:40a.m.
Breakout session #2: Howard Lask on Filtering Techniques for the Wyckoff Method

10:45a.m.
Jack Corsellis: Optimal Entries for the Long Side

11:15a.m.
Todd Krueger: Using the Wyckoff Method for Intraday Futures Trading

12:10p.m.
Breakout session #3: Howard Lask on Filtering Techniques for the Wyckoff Method

12:15p.m.
John Colucci, Jr.: Scannable Moments in Wyckoff Structures

12:45p.m.
Gary Fullett: Tape Reading Techniques for the Wyckoff Method

1:40p.m.
Breakout session #4: Howard Lask on Filtering Techniques for the Wyckoff Method

1:45p.m.
Alessio Rutigliano: Wyckoff updates on Crypto Currencies

For more information and registration, visit:
https://www.wyckoffanalytics.com/best-of-wyckoff-2019-online-conference

Sep
4
Wed
Webcast: “Breadth Equity Research-Current U.S. Markets” with John D Price, CMT
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webcast: "Breadth Equity Research-Current U.S. Markets" with John D Price, CMT

An in depth analysis and discussion to define risk and opportunity surrounding different time frames, while using breadth research. The analysis will specifically include Indices, ETF’s, Sectors and Derivatives.

Sep
5
Thu
Chicago Chapter Book Group featuring Linda Raschke @ Chicago Board of Trade
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Chicago Chapter of the CMT Association cordially invites you to our meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2019.  We are pleased to have Linda Raschke as our guest speaker for this event.

We encourage you to bring your clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Samuel Borrelli, CMT
Matt Nygaard, CMT
Jimmy Erdmier, CMT
Chicago Chapter Chairs


PRESENTER
Linda Bradford Raschke
Author

DISCUSSION TOPIC
Trading Sardines, Lessons in the Markets from a Lifelong Trader

Trading Sardines celebrates grit and resilience in the financial markets. It is a hilarious, honest, and poignant account of the evolution of a professional trader over nearly four decades. From the raucous trading floors of the early eighties to the days of giant server racks thirty years later, the reader takes a chronological trip through the markets, trading strategies, and unimaginable events, watching how one woman responds with unblinking honesty.

Purchase your book here: https://lindaraschke.net/trading-sardines/

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Sep
10
Tue
Dallas Chapter Meeting featuring Ryan Bailey, CMT, CFA, FRM, CAIA @ AIA Dallas at the AD EX
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Dallas Chapter of the CMT Association cordially invites you to our meeting Tuesday, September 10, 2019. We are pleased to have Ryan Bailey as our guest speaker.

We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in Technical Analysis to this presentation. We look forward to seeing you there!

Vince Regan, CMT
John Suvanto, CMT
Matt Trump, CMT
Dallas Chapter Chairs

DATE
September 10, 2019

TIME
6:30PM

PRESENTER
Ryan Bailey, CMT, CFA, FRM, CAIA
Head of Investments, Children’s Health System of Texas

LOCATION – NEW ADDRESS

AIA Dallas at the AD EX
325 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75201
214.742.3242

PARKING
For your convenience, please use the parking & commuting guide when planning your visit to AIA Dallas. Event parking will not be validated.
https://www.aiadallas.org/media/uploads/resource-docs/_5_29_19_updated_parking_map.pdf

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Free to members and non-members

Sep
17
Tue
Minnesota Chapter Meeting featuring Ralph Acampora, CMT @ Farm of Ralph Acampora
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Minnesota Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. We are pleased to have Ralph Acampora as our guest speaker.

This special presentation will be at Ralph’s farm.

We encourage you to bring clients and colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation. We hope to see you there!  This is a catered event so please register early.

Ralph Acampora, CMT
Craig Johnson, CMT, CFA
Jamie Keelin, CMT
Kyle Lottman, CFA
Adam Turnquist, CMT
Minnesota Chapter Chairs

PRESENTER
Ralph Acampora, CMT

LOCATION
Farm of Ralph Acampora
10013 182nd Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
Sibley County

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Sep
23
Mon
Chicago Chapter Meeting featuring Ryan Detrick, CMT @ Chicago Board of Trade
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Chicago Chapter of the CMT Association cordially invites you to our meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019.  We are pleased to have Ryan Detrick of LPL Financial as our guest speaker for this event.

We encourage you to bring your clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Samuel Borrelli, CMT
Matt Nygaard, CMT
Jimmy Erdmier, CMT
Chicago Chapter Chairs

PRESENTER
Ryan Detrick, CMT
LPL Financial
Vice President, Senior Market Strategist

TOPIC
Why Bull Markets Don’t Die Of Old Age
In this presentation, LPL Financial Senior Market Strategist Ryan Detrick will show that this bull market is old, but it is far from over.
He will discuss various macro themes and investment opportunities for the rest of 2019 and beyond.

LOCATION
Chicago Board of Trade
Conference Room Alpha
141 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604-2992

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members