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.

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 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.

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, 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.

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 Learning Resources
17

Live webcasts in 2018 Educational Web Series

508

Hours of Archival Video Video Series

28

Hours added in 2018

Knowledge Base Knowledge Base
Career Development Career Development
12

New jobs posted monthly Job Board

Professional Networking Professional Networking
Publish Your Research Publish Your Research
291

Published issues Smartbrief

123

Published articles Technically Speaking

Global Events Global Events

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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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Nov
18
Sun
The Battle of Lagging and Leading Indicators Seminar @ KTB Securities
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Thailand Chapter of CMT Association in collaboration with Thai Technical Analysts Association, eFuturesthai, KTB Securities and Top Trader invite you to The Battle of Lagging and Leading Indicators Seminar on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

Please extend an invitation to colleagues and clients interested in Technical Analysis. Hope to see you there!

Don Schellenberg
Monchai Kongthanapakdi
Mongkol Kongthanapakdee
David Vassallo
Thailand Chapter Chairs

AGENDA
9:30am : Register
10:00am : History of CMT Association and CMT program (VDO)
10:30am : Bollinger Band and Stochastic (VDO)
11:15am : Applying Fibonacci Sequence, Probability Theory, and Stochastic Process to Create Leading Indicators
              Presenter : Monchai Kongthanapakdi, President, Wealth Streams Futures Co.
12:00pm : Lunch and Coffee Break
1:00pm : KTBS Presentation
2:30pm : Coffee Break
3:00pm : Top Trader Presentation on Order Execution Trading Platform
4:00pm : End Session

LOCATION
KTB Securities
52 All Seasons Place
Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan
Bangkok, 10330
Thailand

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Nov
20
Tue
Minnesota Chapter Meeting – Planning 2019 @ Piper Jafftay Headquarters
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Minnesota Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

This is a 2019 Planning Meeting.  We hope to see you there!


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


TOPICS OF DISCUSSION
* Speaker Suggestions
* Topics of Interest
* Charter Membership
* Meeting Formats
* Any Other Suggestions or Ideas


LOCATION
Piper Jaffray Headquarters
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Please check the sign in the lobby for the final meeting location and take the Guest elevators to the appropriate floor.

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Nov
26
Mon
Northern Ohio Chapter Meeting featuring Tom McClellan @ Courtyard Cleveland Airport South
Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Northern Ohio Chapter of the CMT Association cordially invites you to our next meeting on Monday, November 26, 2018. We are pleased to have Tom McClellan as our guest speaker for this event.

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

Scott Richter, CMT CFA CHP
Steve Muir, CMT CFA
Greg Harmon, CMT CFA
Northern Ohio Chapter Chairs

SPEAKER
Tom McClellan
Editor, McClellan Financial Publications

LOCATION
Courtyard Cleveland Airport South
7345 Engle Road
Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

REGISTRATION
$10 for CMT/CFA members and $20 for non-members

Nov
27
Tue
Toronto Joint CSTA/CMT Association Meeting Featuring Javed Mirza and Tyler Wood @ Toronto CFA Society
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Canadian Society of Technical Analysts and CMT Association cordially invites you to their next meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. We are please to have Javed Mirza CFA, CMT and Tyler Wood, MBA as our guest speakers.

We hope to see you there!

Colin Cieszynski, CMT, CFA, CFTe
Canadian Society of Technical Analysts
President

TOPIC I
Technical Analysis for Fundamental Analysts
An introduction on how technical techniques can enhance fundamental analysis.
Javed Mirza CMT, CFA
Quantitative/Technical Analyst

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

TOPIC II
Introducing the CMT Level I Exemption for CFA Charterholders
A new Continuing Education opportunity is now available for CFA Charterholders. The CMT Association has recently announced that CFA Charterholders will be exempted from Level I of the Chartered Market Technician program, and able to proceed directly to Level II of the three stage program.
Tyler Wood, MBA

Managing Director, Global Business Development
CMT Association

LOCATION
Toronto CFA Society
Suite 2205
120 Adelaide Street West

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Phoenix Chapter Meeting featuring Jim Hodapp @ Arabian Library
Nov 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Phoenix Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next meeting Tuesday, November 27, 2018.  We are pleased to have Jim Hodapp as our guest speaker for this meeting.

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

Larry Copeland, CMT, CFP
Steve Kern, CMT
Glen Katz, CMT

Phoenix Chapter Chairs

SPEAKER
James Hodapp
Senior VP/Portfolio Specialist
Spectrum Asset Management Inc

TOPIC
Fixed Income Investment using Preferreds

LOCATION
Arabian Library
10215 E McDowell Mt. Ranch Road
Scottsdale,  AZ  85259

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Nov
28
Wed
Webcast: “Money Flow Analysis Helps Protects Portfolios” with The Brogan Group
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Brogan’s will talk about the history of Money Flow Analysis.  As well as, how The Brogan Group Equity Research uses Money Flow Analysis from bottom up stock selection tool to a top down major market call indicator.  Finally, we will review the current position of the money flows on the equity, currency and commodity markets.  It should be a fun and fast moving presentation.