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, CMT is a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management in New

Mike Sroga, CMT

Mike Sroga is an institutional trading professional at Needham and Co. He uses technical analysis on a daily basis to provide best execution for the firm’s clients and publishes frequent notes that report on trends and potential reversals in the most relevant global markets. Prior to joining Needham, Mike worked on several equity and fixed income trading desks at Jefferies,

Dan Russo, CMT

Dan Russo is an institutional sales professional at Needham and Company where he combines the research being done by the firm's fundamental analysts with his own technical analysis to generate actionable trading and investment ideas for sophisticated investors. Prior to joining Needham in 2011, Dan worked in an institutional sales role at Susquehanna International Group from

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