Tony Welch, CMT, CFA

Tony Welch, CMT, CFA

Tony Welch, who holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, is an Investment Analyst at SignatureFD. Previously, he was an ETF Strategist at NDR, where he directed the NDR Advisory services, which aim to deliver solutions unique to the challenges faced by independent investment advisors. Tony is also responsible for creating and maintaining models, charts, indicators, and tools that relate to exchange traded products.

Prior to joining NDRG, Tony worked at Sarasota Capital Strategies in Sarasota, FL, where he helped create technical indicators, developed seasonal trading models, and provided commentary on exchange traded funds. Tony began his career at Ned Davis Research as the personal analyst for Ned Davis, the firm’s Senior Investment Strategist. After that, Tony worked with Tim Hayes, the firm’s Chief Global Investment Strategist to develop the NDR Emerging Market Strategy. In that role, Tony focused on broad emerging market trends, asset allocation, and market/sector selection.

Tony is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. In addition to his CMT, he is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Atlanta Society of Finance and Investment Professionals. 


  • The ETF Ecosystem

    Friday’s opening panel discussion is a deep dive into the ETF Ecosystem. Eric Balchunas, ETF Specialist for Bloomberg Intelligence will anchor the session, moderating a discussion centered on the data and tools needed for active managers to compete in a passive focused...

  • Using ETF Data to Paint a Sentiment Picture

    A webcast presentation originally held on February 8, 2017 by Tony Welch as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. In this presentation, Tony will go over how we think about ETF asset flows, positioning, and short interest in regards to market sentiment in...