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
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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
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New jobs posted monthly Job Board

Professional Networking Professional Networking
Publish Your Research Publish Your Research
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Published issues Smartbrief

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Published articles Technically Speaking

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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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Jan
22
Tue
New York Chapter Meeting featuring a Panel Discussion on FICC Strategy & Process @ WeWork Offices
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The New York Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. We are pleased to have Joe Perry, CMT, as our Moderator of the panel.

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

Dan Russo, CMT
Michael Sroga, CMT
Alan Lax, CMT
Jay Woods, CMT
New York Chapter Chairs

TOPIC
Fixed Income, Commodities, and Currencies – Strategy & Process
*  Outlook for 2019
*  How Will Price Movement in USD, Commodities and Interest Rates Affect Other Markets?
*  What’s on your Radar Screen?

A short presentation from each speaker that will be followed by the panel discussion.

PANELISTS
Robert Palladino, CMT
Head of North American Foreign Exchange Spot Trading, Deutsche Bank

Paul Ciana, CMT
Chief Global FICC Technical Strategist and Director of Research, Bank of America

LOCATION
WeWork Offices
25 Broadway
Lounge Area, 10th Floor
New York City

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members.

Jan
23
Wed
Chicago Chapter Meeting featuring Katie Stockton, CMT @ Chicago Board of Trade
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Chicago Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next meeting Wednesday, January 23, 2019.  We are pleased to have Katie Stockton, CMT of Fairlead Strategies, LLC as our guest speaker for this event.

We encourage you to bring clients and 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
Katie Stockton, CMT
Founder & Managing Partner
Fairlead Strategies, LLC

TOPIC
Using Charts for a Directional Bias
Katie will discuss her preferred technical indicators for gauging prevailing trends across time frames. She will also discuss how to identify reversals using a combination of momentum and overbought/oversold measures, applying her preferred tools to the current market environment.

LOCATION
Chicago Board of Trade
141 W. Jackson Blvd.
5th Floor Board Room
Chicago, IL 60604-2992

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Jan
29
Tue
Tampa Chapter Meeting featuring Dave Keller, CMT @ Tampa Club
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Tampa Chapter of the CMT Association and First Trust cordially invite you to our next event on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  We are pleased to have Dave Keller 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!

Eric Caisse, CMT, CFP, CFA
Tampa Chapter Chair

AGENDA
6:00PM – 6:30PM Cocktails
6:30PM – 8:00PM Dinner & Program

TOPIC
The Three Time Frames of Technical Analysis
Price momentum is a persistent factor that has stood the test of time. But depending on your time frame, your technical approach should look very different. David will draw on his experience running the largest buyside technical research department in the world to explore how technical analysis can be applied to short-term, medium-term, and long-term investing styles. Attendees will leave with new insights into price dynamics and the behavioral biases that cause price patterns to emerge.

PRESENTER
Dave Keller, CMT
President
Sierra Alpha Research LLC

LOCATION
Tampa Club
101 E Kennedy Blvd #4200
Tampa, FL 33602

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Jan
30
Wed
Zurich Chapter Meeting with Dimitrios Manolidis, Pascal Zingg, & John Manieri @ Oak Bar
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Zurich Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our meeting on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. We are pleased to have Pascal Zingg, Dimitrios Manolidis and John Manieri as our guest speakers for this event.

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

Ulrich Bender, CMT
David Meier, CMT
Zurich Chapter Chairs

TOPIC I
How Technical Analysis is used within Credit Suisse & Global Markets Outlook 2019
Pascal will explain how Technical Analysis is used within Credit Suisse Investment Strategy and how the methodology works.
He will also share his Technical Analysis views on global markets across asset classes.
Pascal Zingg, CMT, CFTe, CAIA
Senior Investment Strategist & Vice President, Credit Suisse

TOPIC II
Impact of Personal Belief Systems on Investment Success
The way we perceive the markets impacts our thoughts, feelings and actions. These create our results. Understanding yourself is therefore a key factor for consistent success.
Dimitrios Manolidis

TOPIC III
The Evolution of Active Management-a holistic Approach
The traditional active management is changing. Having not only ETFs as alternative instruments to invest in, but also pattern recognizing Robo-Advisory capabilities will define and challenge human-based decision making processes within the asset management space.
John Manieri

LOCATION
Oak Bar at the Hotel Glärnischhof
Claridenstrasse 30
8002 Zurich, Switzerland

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Jan
31
Thu
Richmond Chapter Meeting Featuring Fred Meissner, CMT @ Hondos Steak House
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Richmond Chapter of the CMT Association welcomes you to our next event on Thursday, January 31, 2019. We are pleased to have Fred Meissner of The Fred Report as our guest speaker.

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

Cody Tafel, CMT
Richmond Chapter Chair

PRESENTER
Fred Meissner, CMT
President
The Fred Report

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Traders Carnival – India’s Finest Conference for Active Traders @ Crowne Plaza Greater Noida
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm

Traders Carnival – Asia’s largest 4 day residential conference is offering a discount to CMT Association members.

You are invited to attend Traders Carnival 2019 for the unmatched experience of meeting hugely successful traders from India and abroad, face to face. Only in this dynamic marketplace can you interact on a personal level with highly successful brilliant traders, leading financial services companies, and elite financial domain partners.

  • Presentations Designed to Provide Actionable Take-Aways
  • Live Trading Session & Strategy Discussion Session
  • How to Target High Probability Option Payoff on Expiry Days
  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Insights into Trading Strategies like Elliott Wave, Market Profile & others
  • Expert Advice
  • Open House

DISCOUNT FOR CMT ASSOCIATION
2000 (INR) Discount Codes TCDSD & TCDCSD
Registrants to input ‘CMT Association’ in the referrals field

MORE INFORMATION
www.traderscarnival.com
dharmarajj@gmail.com