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.

1960s Started over 50 years ago
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.


    Identify changes in trends, intermarket relationships, sentiment, or market conditions that allows you to outperform on a risk adjusted basis


    The tools you need to take your quantitative research from idea generation to signal-testing and performance analysis.


    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.


    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

Live webcasts in 2017 Educational Web Series


Hours of Archival Video Video Series


Hours added in 2017

Knowledge Base
Career Development

New jobs posted monthly Job Board

Professional Networking
Publish Your Research

Published issues Smartbrief


Published articles Technically Speaking

Global Events

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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.

Richmond Chapter Meeting to Discuss the Markets & Social Networking @ Beijing On Grove
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Richmond Chapter of the CMT Association welcomes you to our next event on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  This evening will be Social Networking and Discussing the Markets in a casual and comfortable environment at Beijing On Grove.  This restaurant is known for their inventive gastropub plates.

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

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Beijing on Grove
5710 Grove Ave
Richmond, VA 23226


Webcast: “Trend Following for Active Trading and Investing” with Damanick Dantes, CMT
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A guide for building active strategies using a suite of charting tools. It’s a mosaic approach. The process will merge macro and technical, gather relevant sources and determine appropriate timing. 

Webcast: “Disciplined Trading Using Technical Analysis’ with Stella Osoba, Esq., CMT
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

My discussion will be an approach to trading using three essential trader qualities of discipline, self-trust and patience.

Denver Chapter Meeting featuring Katie Stockton, CMT @ Spaces Denver - Ballpark
Jun 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Denver Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our meeting on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  We are pleased to have Katie Stockton, CMT 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!  Space is limited, please register as soon as possible. 
Jason Meshnick, CMT
Louis Llanes, CFA, CMT
Denver Chapter Co-Chairs

Thursday, June 14, 2018

4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
6:00 PM – Happy Hour!

Katie Stockton, CMT

Momentum and the Markets
Katie will discuss her preferred technical indicators for gauging momentum, which she balances with overbought/oversold measures for market timing. She will also impart her current market views and introduce some tools that give investors an edge.

Spaces Denver – Ballpark
2301 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80205

Free to members and non-members

Webcast: “The Evolution of Security Analysis” with Andrew J. Sherbo, Ph.D., CFP
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Webcast: “Trading Failed Chart Patterns and their Analysis” with Suri Duddella
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Chart patterns present great opportunities when a classic price pattern doesn’t perform or stick to its known traditional trading rules. Suri will discuss how chart patterns form, fail and reform and how to trade their failures using specified rules. Suri will also, discuss chart patterns success and failure ratios and analysis.