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.

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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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Live webcasts in 2018 Educational Web Series

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Hours of Archival Video Video Series

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Career Development Career Development
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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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Jul
23
Tue
Malaysia Chapter Seminar @ RBH Centre Tower 1, Level 11
Jul 23 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm

The Malaysia chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next Chapter Meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Please join us for an interesting and insightful seminar featuring David Lo, Alex Siew Wee Chai, and Jeff Toh Chuan Hock as our guest speakers for this event.

You are welcome to bring colleagues or clients interested in technical analysis.  Please register early as seating is limited.  We hope to see you there!

Alex Siew Wee Chai
William Yii, CMT
Jeff Toh Chuan Hock, CMT
Malaysia Chapter Chairs

TOPIC I
Poker & The Art of Trading
David Lo
Deputy Director & Head of Business Development
RHB Investment Bank (RHBIB)

TOPIC II
Linkage Between MT4 and Anaconda Framework: The Secret to Machine Learning Model Automation
Alex Siew Wee Chai
Director of Research
Algorithmic Trading Institute

TOPIC III
Measuring the Market – Using the Indicators
Jeff Toh Chuan Hock
Remisier
TA Securities

DATE
23 July 2019

TIME
6:45PM – 10:00PM

LOCATION
RHB Centre
Tower 1, Level 11
Jalan Tun Razak
55000 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan
https://goo.gl/maps/hx19VSBz5qt

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members
To register, email Jeff Toh at jefftohch@gmail.com

New York Chapter Meeting Featuring Tony Dwyer @ WeWork Offices
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The New York Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  We are pleased to have Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity as our guest speaker for this event.

Please invite clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation. Register early – space is limited.  We hope to see you there!

Dan Russo, CMT
Michael Sroga, CMT
Alan Lax, CMT
Jay Woods, CMT
Tom Bruni, CMT

New York Chapter Chairs

AGENDA
Registration:      5:30PM – 6:00PM
Presentation:     6:00PM – 7:00PM

PRESENTER
Tony Dwyer
Chief Market Strategist
Canaccord Genuity

LOCATION
WeWork Offices
25 Broadway, 10th Floor Lounge
New York, NY 10004

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members
You must register to pass Security at the Lobby.

Jul
24
Wed
Webcast: “Coding In Python – The Trader’s New Edge” with Christopher Cain, CMT
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Python has become the hottest programming language on Wall Street and is now being used by the biggest and best quantitative trading firms in the world.  Would you like to join these firms, advance your skills, and increase your career prospects?
 
In the webinar, Larry Connors and Chris Cain, CMT will show you the many benefits of Python and how it can improve your trading and research process.  They will also share with you a new high performing stock strategy from their new book The Alpha Formula: Beat The Market With significantly Less Risk (available at TradingMarkets.com).  

Aug
7
Wed
Webcast: “Making The Most Of Panic – Exploring The Value Of Combining Price & Supply/Demand Indicators” with Chris Diodato, CMT
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
20
Tue
Minnesota Chapter Meeting Featuring John Kolovos, CMT, CFA @ Piper Jaffray Headquarters
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Minnesota Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our chapter meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. We have the pleasure of John Kolovos as our guest speaker.  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

SPEAKER
John Kolovos, CMT, CFA
Chief Technical Strategist
Macro Risk Advisors

DATE
August 20, 2019

TIME
4:00 PM

LOCATION
Piper Jaffray Headquarters
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Aug
21
Wed
Webcast: “A New Twist in Technical Analysis” with Larry Williams
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

In this presentation  I will show how I have been using intermarket relationships and getting very good forecasts of one market based on the relationship of another. As an example what Crude Oil prices did a few months back has a very high correlation of what happens to stock prices today. If you want to know the future you will want to learn this new twist in technical analysis