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Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTe

Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTe

Mathew Verdouw, who holds a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is the CEO and Founder of Optuma, and has been living and breathing Technical Analysis for over 22 years. As a Computer Systems Engineer he wrote his own TA platform, which has been used all over the world from private traders to major US firms. More recently, Mathew has become the only person in the world to currently teach the latest curriculum of all three levels of the CMT program. His broad exposure to Technical Analysis and his engineering background has led to many new insights and brand new ways to model analysis. Mathew is a staunch believer that there are still many new discoveries to be made in the area of Technical Analysis and that Technicians should be at the forefront of all quantitative development. In addition to his CMT, he also holds a CFTe designation.

Contributions

  • Preparing the Next Generation

    This Presentation was part of the 2022 Annual Symposium on April 28th-29th in Washington, DC. Teaching Technical Analysis is a labor of love. No one knows better than Mathew Verdouw, CMT who has been instructing candidates in the CMT Program for years. This session will...

  • Sponsor Presentation with Optuma

    The Asia Pacific Summit, presented by CMT Association, brings together top global and regional practitioners from both buy and sell side communities. Over two knowledge-packed days, attendees will learn from a mix of unique perspectives on major themes and innovative technical...

  • Voices of Australia / New Zealand: Meet CMT Volunteers

    The Asia Pacific Summit, presented by CMT Association, brings together top global and regional practitioners from both buy and sell side communities. Over two knowledge-packed days, attendees will learn from a mix of unique perspectives on major themes and innovative technical...

  • Breakout 1 Track 2 – Systematic vs. Discretionary: A One-Man Debate

    The constant debate between systematic v/s discretionary can now be laid to rest, with Mathew. In this presentation, Mathew will be contrasting Systematic and Discretionary trading. Which method are the most successful traders using? Which method is right for you? The answer...

  • Interactive Session - Scientific Methods of Technical Analysis

    Technical Analysis has evolved with the trend towards more quantitative methodologies. The discipline is grounded in structuring objective rules and testing them for efficacy. The first portof-call has always been the back test or system test, but is that the right place to...

  • Optex Bands – Building on Market Profile

    A webcast presentation originally held on March 13, 2019 as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Mathew will be explaining how he created a dynamic version of market profile and how, through research, they stumbled on an extremely reliable way to identify...

  • Quantitative Strategies for Technical Analysts

    All too often a Technician's first foray into being quantitative is performing a back test. Statistically, this is one of the worst places to start a quantitative process. A back test that is performed too early is based on many false assumptions and compounds many errors into...

  • An Interview with Mathew Verdouw at the 44th Annual Symposium

    Mathew Verdouw shares his insights on his experience at the CMT Association's 44th Annual Symposium, which took place on April 5 - 7th, 2017 in New York City.

  • 2016 Annual Symposium: Day 1, Interactive Session - Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTe and Carson Dahlberg, CMT

    Investment Professionals are under pressure to be more quantitative in their process. Many Analysts and PMs are continually asked to validate their signals, strategies, and money management practice. Very few have the time to learn coding languages, or the time and resources to...

  • Validating Technical Analysis for the Non-Quant

    A webcast presentation by Mathew Verdouw, CMT, CFTe and Carson Dahlberg, CMT, originally held on May 4, 2016 as part of the CMT Association’s Educational Web Series. Investment Professionals are under pressure to be more quantitative in their process. Many Analysts and PMs...

  • Dynamic Market Profile

    A webcast presentation by Mathew Verdouw originally held on May 29th, 2013 as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Tune in to listen to Mathew Verdouw present how he took the tried and tested Market Profile and turned it into a dynamic series of 5 bands that...

  • Introduction to Gann's Square of 9 (Webcast)

    A webcast presentation by Mathew Verdouw originally held on September 12th, 2012 as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. In this paresentation, Mathew takes a brief look at the origins of the Square of 9, what Gann said about it and how it can be used in modern...

  • How to Get Started With Market Analyst

    Over the last five years that Market Analyst has been a major sponsor of the CMT Association Symposium, you have seen presentations on many of the advanced techniques that are available in the software. If you are like most, you’ve thought it would be great to have that...

  • 4 Breakthroughs in Technical Analysis (Dahlberg)

    Breakthrough in Market Breadth - Market Breadth is a veritable lynch pin for so many market strategies and a powerful metric on the overall trend in the market.  In this presentation Mathew Verdouw, CMT will reveal the most recent developments in Market Breadth that...

  • 4 Breakthroughs in Technical Analysis (Verdouw)

    Breakthrough in Market Breadth - Market Breadth is a veritable lynch pin for so many market strategies and a powerful metric on the overall trend in the market.  In this presentation Mathew Verdouw, CMT will reveal the most recent developments in Market Breadth that...

  • 4 Breakthroughs in Technical Analysis (de Kempenaer)

    Breakthrough in Market Breadth - Market Breadth is a veritable lynch pin for so many market strategies and a powerful metric on the overall trend in the market.  In this presentation Mathew Verdouw, CMT will reveal the most recent developments in Market Breadth that...

  • Technically Speaking, July 2017
  • Technically Speaking, April 2017
  • Technically Speaking, July/August 2016
  • Technically Speaking, April 2014
  • Technically Speaking, May 2013
  • Technically Speaking, June 2011