Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis

The CMT 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

Why Skyworks Stock Can Head Even Higher
July 26, 2017

A 41 percent gain this year for shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS​) tells a story of strong institutional accumulation accompanying the rise. The chipmaker's latest earnings announcement on July 20 showed positive momentum for future...
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The Fate of Tech Stocks Rests With Amazon
July 26, 2017

Early this week, Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL​) reported second-quarter earnings that disappointed, and shares suffered on Tuesday. The drop put a drag on tech stocks, but across-the-board losses could have been much worse. Read...
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Union Pacific Stock May Have a Lot Farther to Fall
July 26, 2017

Despite solid second-quarter results from Union Pacific Corp. (UNP), shares have slid since last week when the nation's No. 1 railroad failed to impress investors who were hoping for stronger full-year guidance.  And now it looks like the stock...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

Post-Modern Technical Analysis: A Potential Reconciliation of EMH and TA
July 12, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on July 12, 2017 by Gordon Scott, CMT as part of the MTA's Educational Web...
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Standing in the Footprints: Information Hidden in Plain Sight
June 28, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on June 28th, 2017 by Jason Bodner as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. Measuring unusual institutional activity at the single stock level reveals telling details of leading and lagging equities....
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Forecasting a Volatility Tsunami
June 14, 2017

A webcast presentation based on Andrew Thrasher’s 2017 Charles H. Dow Award winning research of the same title, originally held on June 14, 2017 as part of the MTA's Educational Web Series. The empirical aim of this paper is motivated by the...
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