New York

The New York Chapter of the Market Technicians Association is chaired by the team of Salma Abdulla, CMT, CFA, Michael Sroga, CMT, Alan Lax, CMT and Dan Russo, CMT. One of the most active regions of the MTA, the New York Chapter holds meetings each month featuring some of the top names in the industry!

Both members and non-members are invited to attend all chapter meetings at no cost.

Participation in all New York Chapter Meetings qualifies you for 3 MTA Continuing Education (CE) Credits.

Chapter Chairs

Alan Lax, CMT

Alan E. Lax, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is the President and Founder of Ryefield Capital, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor firm which he established in 2015. Alan utilizes a broad range of market trading strategies, including technical and inter-market analysis of equities, equity index options, currencies and futures to analyze and identify

Mike Sroga, CMT

Mike Sroga, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is a Convertible Bonds Trading Associate at Jefferies. Previously, he was an institutional trading professional at Needham and Co. He uses technical analysis on a daily basis to provide optimal execution for the firm’s clients and publishes frequent notes that report on trends and potential reversals in

Dan Russo, CMT

Dan Russo is the Chief Market Strategist at Chaikin Analytics where he writes the Daily Market Insights newsletter and provides thematic trading and investment ideas for clients. Prior to joining Chaikin Analytics, Dan was an institutional sales professional at Needham and Company, where he combined the research being done by the firm’s fundamental analysts with his own

Salma Abdulla, CFA, CMT

Salma Abdulla, CFA, CMT

Salma Abdulla, CFA, CMT is a Portfolio Manager for E. Magnus Oppenheim & Co., Inc. She joined the firm in 2005 and is responsible for equity research and portfolio management. Prior to joining E. Magnus Oppenheim & Co., Inc., Salma worked as a Proprietary Futures Trader at Goldenberg Hehmeyer Trading Co., clearing member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Salma was