Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis for nearly 50 years

Navigate the Gap between Intrinsic Value and Market Price We provide a disciplined, systematic approach to market behavior and supply and demand

We Are Pioneers

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, the CMT Association became a 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.

History
1960s Started over 50 years ago
Growth
137 Countries
35k Participants in educational programming
Member Benefits

Start Your Journey with CMT

Be the captain of your investment education. The CMT Program is your compass to sound financial decisions with a body of knowledge based in investment risk in portfolio management. Our market philosophy is grounded in behavioral economics and extends quantitative approaches to market research and rules based trading system design and testing.

Earning the CMT Designation demonstrates a vantage of the core body of knowledge and sets our members with tools to successfully navigate the market and their careers.

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

Start Your Journey with CMT

Member Benefits

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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Learning Resources
17

Live webcasts in 2017 Educational Web Series

508

Hours of Archival Video Video Series

28

Hours added in 2017

Knowledge Base
Career Development
12

New jobs posted monthly Job Board

Professional Networking
Publish Your Research
291

Published issues Smartbrief

123

Published articles Technically Speaking

Global Events

Be in the Know

Gain expert guidance from the industry's top performers and best practices in technical analysis at the CMT Association's 44th Annual Symposium. The 2017 Symposium will explore the theoretical frameworks popularized in behavioral finance through vigorously validated elements of technical analysis; leaving attendees with insights to navigate uncertain global markets across asset classes.

Jul
26
Thu
Women in Technical Analysis CMT Chapter Meeting featuring Gina Martin Adams, CMT, CFA @ Informa
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Women in Technical Analysis Chapter of CMT Association invite you to our next chapter meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018.  We are pleased to have Gina Martin Adams of Bloomberg Intelligence as our guest speaker.

We encourage you to bring clients and colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.  We hope to see you there!

Stella Osoba, CMT
Marnie Owen, CMT, CAIA, CFA
Danielle Jarnot
Women in Technical Analysis Chapter Chairs

TIME
5:30PM – 6:00PM    Arrival and Networking
6:00PM – 7:00PM    Presentation and Roundtable Discussion
7:00PM – 7:30PM    Wrap Up

TOPIC
Perspective on the Markets

PRESENTER
Gina Martin Adams, CMT, CFA
Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

LOCATION 
Informa
605 Third Avenue (40th and Third)
22nd Floor, Murray Hill Conference Room
New York, NY 10158

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members
Registration is limited.  Email women@cmtassociation.org to confirm space is available.

Aug
2
Thu
Mumbai Chapter Meeting @ Bloomberg
Aug 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Mumbai Chapter of CMT Association invites you their next meeting on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Bloomberg offices.  Our guest speakers include Paul McLaren, MSTA, CFTe, Anant Acharya, and Sarvendra Srivastava.

We encourage you to bring your clients and colleagues who are interested in technical analysis to our event. I hope to see you there!

Akshay Chinchalkar
Mumbai Chapter Chair

TOPIC I
Volume At Price: Not All Prices Are Equal
Paul Mclaren, CFTe and CMT, Founder, Enhance your options PTY

TOPIC II
Introduction to and the application of Time Cycles to investment decision making
Anant Acharya, Professional Trader

TOPIC III
The World in Elliott Waves
Sarvendra Srivastava, Market Consultant

LOCATION
Bloomberg
Unit No.1601, 16Th Floor, Tower 2, B Wing
One India Bulls Centre, 841, Off Senapati Bapat Marg
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013

REGISTRATION
Registration is free to members and non-members

Aug
7
Tue
Malaysia CMT Chapter Seminar – Rise of the Robots @ RHB Centre, Level 11, Tower 1
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Malaysia chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next seminar on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. We are pleased to have Vincent Chin, Dr. Tan Choon Ling (Brendan), Alex Siew Wee Chai, and Jeff Toh Chuan Hock as our guest speakers for this seminar.  We hope to see you there!

Alex Siew Wee Chai
William Yii, CMT
Jeff Toh Chuan Hock, CMT
Malaysia Chapter Chairs

TOPIC I
Algorithm Trading – The End of Human Traders?
Vincent Chin
Associate Director, RHBIB Futures & Commodities

TOPIC II
How Insights From Big Data Analytics Can Add Value To Your Organisation –  Using R in Artificial Intelligence, Datamining and Analytics
Dr. Tan Choon Ling (Brendan)
Lecturer, HELP University

TOPIC III
Quantitative Edge-Comparing Quantitative vs Technical Approach to Trading
Alex Siew Wee Chai
Director of Research, Algorithmic Trading Institute

TOPIC IV
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Algorithmic Trading Systems
Jeff Toh Chuan Hock, CMT
Remisier, (TA Securities), Chartered Market Technician

LOCATION
RHB Centre
Level 11, Tower 1
Jalan Tun Razak
55000 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

REGISTRATION
Registration is free to members and non-members

Aug
8
Wed
Webcast: “Applying the Tools of Technical Analysis to Preferred Stock” with Trent Derrick
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Often an overlooked asset class, we will be discussing some practical applications and tools one would use to effectively gain exposure to Preferred Stock. 

Aug
13
Mon
2018 Advanced Risk & Portfolio Management Bootcamp @ New York University
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm

2018 ADVANCED RISK AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT BOOTCAMP
In 6 intense days, the Advanced Risk and Portfolio Management (ARPM) Bootcamp
– Consolidates portfolio managers’ and risk managers’ expertise into a structured and rigorous quantitative framework
– Empowers avid learners with background in hard sciences to gain the deep technical knowledge necessary to operate across the complex world of quantitative trading, asset management, and risk management

TRAINING
Instruction: 50 hours of instruction (lectures and practice sessions). Topics include data science and machine learning; classical/Bayesian multivariate statistics and econometrics; financial analytics, market, credit & liquidity risk management; estimation error and model risk; factor modeling, alpha-beta signals, portfolio construction and optimization; algorithmic trading, systematic strategies, portfolio insurance, drawdown control; optimal trade execution; and much more
Certifications: 40 CFA Institute CE credits; 40 GARP CPD; Academic credit with Partner Universities

NETWORKING
Gala Dinner: You are cordially invited to dine with us, if one of the first 330 registrants, and engage in conversation with world-renowned quants and industry leaders. We will also share with you our charitable efforts.
Social Mixer: mingle with hundreds of practitioners and academics. Chat, play, and share memories (and photos)

FROM HOME
Practice: Revisit all topics and solidify your knowledge in the ARPM Lab, with all the code (Python and MATLAB), documentation, theory, case studies, exercises, simulation clips, slides, and more
Video Lectures: Re-live the ARPM Bootcamp experience from home as It includes access to the ARPM MOOC

In operation since 2007, with thousands of alumni globally including industry leaders and academics.

Aug
15
Wed
Webcast: “Technical Analysis and The Forex Markets” with Joe Perry
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this presentation, we will look at the foreign exchange markets using various disciplines of technical analysis, including candlesticks, basic technical analysis, Harmonics, and Elliott Wave.  We will also look at how macroeconomics and correlations to commodities, fixed income, and equity indices can be used to determine possible price movement of currency pairs.