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

Navigate The Gap

Ever wonder why a security trades way above or way below intrinsic value? How can it stay depressed or elevated for so long?

Technical analysis provides the tools to successfully navigate the gap between intrinsic value and market price across all asset classes, through a disciplined, systematic approach to market behavior and the law of supply & demand.

The CMT Program charts the course to your investment needs including quantitative approaches to market research and rules based trading system design and testing.

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.

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
43

Yearly chapter meetings

Be in the Know

As an association the CMT know’s that networking and education steers our members to 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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February

The Minnesota Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. We are pleased to have Ralph Acampora & Jamie Keelin as our Moderators for a Round Table discussion.

We encourage you to bring clients or 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 Co-Chairs

DATE
February 20, 2018

TIME
4:00 PM

TOPIC I      2018 Chapter Planning
TOPIC II     Speaker Suggestions & Ideas
TOPIC III    Current Market Conditions

MODERATORS
Ralph Acampora
Jamie Keelin

LOCATION
Rock Bottom Brewery
North Star Banquet Room
LaSalle Plaza
800 Lasalle Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402



REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

 

 

The Charlotte Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to a networking and feedback evening on the 20th Feb 2018. It’s been sometime since we have had a dedicated event in Charlotte so this will be as great opportunity to catchup with other CMTs in the region. While we do not have a dedicated speaker this time, this event will give us a chance to discuss the direction we are taking the chapter, get suggestions for speakers and find out how we can help the CMTA members in Charlotte. We would love to get your input as part of this process.
I look forward to seeing you there.
Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTe
Charlotte Chapter Chair

DATE
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

TIME
6:00PM – 7:30PM

TOPICS
Social Networking
2018 Kickoff Chapter Meeting

LOCATION
WeWork – Stonewall Station
WeWork Community Lounge
615 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members

The Fairfield County Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our next chapter meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2018. We are pleased to have Mark Putrino, CMT and David Marra as our guest speakers.

We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation. We hope to see you there!
Charles Baker, CMT, CFA
Fairfield County Chapter Chair

DATE
February 22, 2018

TIME
6:00PM – 8:00PM

TOPIC
The World of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data
Mr. Putrino and Mr. Marra will be discussing how Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data can enhance different types of investment strategies.

PRESENTERS
Mark Putrino, CMT
Director of Arialytics
David Marra
Managing Director of Arialytics

LOCATION
Crab Shell Restaurant
46 Southfield Avenue
Stamford Landing
Stamford, CT 06902

The Denver Chapter of the CMT Association invites you to our meeting on Monday, February  26, 2018.  We are pleased to have JC Parets, CMT as our guest speaker for this event.

We encourage you to bring clients or 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

DATE
Monday, February 26, 2018

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

TOPIC
Technical Analysis of Global Markets Using the Top/Down Approach
JC will walk you through his top/down process of analyzing securities around the world. He will begin with a global macro perspective of identifying trends, looking for relative strength and momentum. Then he’ll break things down to the sector and industry level while finishing up with individual stocks, ETFs and Futures to execute a thesis. He will use examples in the current market environment to explain the process so this will be educational but will also include actionable ideas for all attendees.

PRESENTER
JC Parets, CMT

LOCATION
Spaces Denver – Ballpark
2301 Blake Street
Denver, CO 80205

REGISTRATION
Free to members and non-members
Please register as soon as possible – Limited Space Available

What should you expect as a candidate in the CMT Program?  What is the best way to create a plan of study?  How does the curriculum, analytical skill set, and credential fit into your career?  Join Stanley Dash, CMT for insights into the process of earning your CMT charter.  Stan is a long-time practitioner and educator and recently joined the CMT Association staff as CMT Program Director.  He will cover such topics as:

• The 2018 curriculum
• How the curriculum is kept up-to-date
• Making a study plan
• The CMT Candidate Network – support from your peers
• Membership in the CMT Association

Achieving a globally-recognized mark of distinction is not without its challenges; but with the right approach and effort, the returns in both knowledge and recognition from the CMT can be substantial.

March

The Austin Chapter of CMT Association invites you to our meeting on Monday, March 1, 2018. This event is our 2018 Kickoff and Networking evening with fellow technicians. We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this networking event. We look forward to seeing you there!
Chad Karnes, CMT
Adam Straseske, CMT
Thomas Vician, CMT
Austin Chapter Chairs

DATE
Monday, March 1, 2018

TIME
6:00PM

TOPIC I
2018 Kickoff –  Planning the Year
TOPIC II
Social Networking

LOCATION
WeWork Offices – Domain
11801 Domain Blvd, 3rd Floor
Austin, TX 78758