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.

Jun
19
Tue
Minnesota Chapter Meeting featuring Don Hall @ Piper Jaffray Headquarters
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Minnesota Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting. We are pleased to have Don Hall 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!

Ralph Acampora, CMT
Andy Bell, CMT

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

DATE
June 19, 2018

PRESENTER
Don Hall

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
Please be sure to register! 

Jun
26
Tue
Hong Kong Chapter Meeting featuring Yiu Chung Andy Wong, CMT, AFP @ Bloomberg L.P.
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hong Kong Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next meeting Tuesday, June 26, 2018.  We are pleased to have Yiu Chung Andy Wong of Harris Fraser Group as our guest speaker.

We encourage you to bring friends, clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this very interesting presentation and discussion.

Hope to see you there!

Lee Zhao, CMT
Harry Ke, CMT
Andy Chen, CMT, CAIA, FRM
Hong Kong Chapter Chairs

TOPIC
Technical Analysis on ETF
ETF is a new trend in investment markets. It is time for investors to know more about ETF and how to apply Technical Analysis on trading ETF. Andy, an ETF + Equities portfolio manager, will introduce practical ETF knowledge and share his ETF trading experience.

PRESENTER
Yiu Chung Andy Wong, CMT, AFP
Chief Investment Strategist of Investment Research
Harris Fraser Group

LOCATION
Bloomberg Hong Kong Office
25/F, Cheung Kong Center
2 Queen’s Road
Central
Hong Kong

Jun
27
Wed
Austin CMT Chapter Meeting Webinar featuring Julius de Kempenaer @ All Star Burgers - Davenport Ranch
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Austin Chapter of CMT Association invites you to our next meeting on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. We are pleased to have Julius de Kempenaer as our guest speaker. This is a webinar event with Mr. de Kempenaer presenting remotely.
We encourage you to bring clients and colleagues interested in technical analysis to this event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Chad Karnes, CMT
Adam Straseske, CMT
Thomas Vician, CMT
Austin Chapter Chairs

TIME
11:30AM – Check-in & Networking
12:00PM – Webinar begins – 1 hour in length
1:00PM – Discussion & Closing Remarks

TOPIC
Some Things We Learned About Relative Rotation Graphs ®
Short intro to RRGs for those who are not familiar yet or need a refresher followed by some things that we learned on RRG behavior and interpretation since their introduction.

PRESENTER
Julius de Kempenaer
Director RRG Research & Technical Analyst at Stockcharts.com

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

Webcast: “Some things we learned about Relative Rotation Graphs ®” with Julius de Kempenaer
Jun 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Short intro to RRGs for those who are not familiar yet or need a refresher followed by some things that we learned on RRG behavior and interpretation since their introduction.

Julius de Kempenaer is a technical analyst at Stockcharts.com & Director RRG Research.

New York Chapter Meeting featuring Joseph Perry, CMT @ Subotnick Financial Services Center Baruch College
Jun 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The New York Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. We are pleased to have Joe Perry 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!

Dan Russo, CMT
Michael Sroga, CMT

Alan Lax, CMT
New York Chapter Chairs

TIME
5:30PM – 6:00PM    Register & Networking
6:00PM – 7:00PM    Presentation

TOPIC
Technical Analysis of the Currency Markets
Joe will provide an introduction to various disciplines of technical analysis and how they are applied to the foreign exchange markets. Using basic technical analysis including candlestick charting, Harmonics, and the Elliott Wave principle, he will analyze his process for trading the forex markets at one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world. Joe will also look at how macroeconomics and correlations to commodities, fixed income, and equity indices can be used to determine possible price movements of currency pairs.

PRESENTER
Joseph Perry, CMT

LOCATION
Baruch College
Subotnick Financial Services Center
151 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010-5585

The Center is located on the ground floor of the Newman Library building at Baruch College, City University of New York.

Richmond Chapter Meeting featuring Jerry Parker @ Chesapeake Capital
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Richmond Chapter of the CMT Association welcomes you to our next event on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.  We are pleased to have Jerry Parker of Chesapeake Capital as our guest speaker.

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

Cody Tafel, CMT
Chapter Chair
Richmond Chapter

TIME
6:00 PM

TOPIC
Trend Following

PRESENTER
Jerry Parker
Chairman & CEO
Chesapeake Capital

LOCATION
Chesapeake Capital
1721 Summit Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230