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

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“Legendary technical analyst’s ‘power index’ works for long-term stock investing” By Michael Kahn
June 23, 2017

Even today, technical analysis still gets a bad rap as being, at best, a self-fulfilling prophecy and, at worst, financial voodoo. And while its practitioners are usually not good ambassadors for the discipline, that does not take away from its...
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Technically Speaking June 2017 Issue Now Available!
June 22, 2017

In this issue... CAN WE IMPROVE SECTOR ROTATION? by: Corey Hoffstein GUILLOTINE INVESTING - KEEPING YOUR HEAD WHILE OTHERS ARE LOSING THEIRS by: KD Angle, reviewed by Michael Carr, CMT BEHAVIORAL FINANCE BEYOND THE MARKETS: A REAL-TIME CASE...
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October 2017 CMT Registration Now Open – Reserve Your Seat Today!
June 12, 2017

Registration for the October 2017 administration of the CMT exams is now open. Whether you are advancing to the next level or need to retake a previous exam, please register today. See complete details below as we have added some new features to the...
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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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