Advancing the Discipline of Technical Analysis

The CMT Association is the home of the Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) Program, the preeminent, global designation for technical analysis and the only technical analysis designation recognized by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) qualifying candidates for a Series 86 exemption upon passing Levels I & II of the CMT exam. The Chartered Market Technician® designation is awarded to those who demonstrate mastery of a core body of knowledge of investment risk in portfolio management settings and hold themselves to the highest ethical standards.

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Latest Technical Analysis News & Event Reminders

2 Key Indicators Point to a Nasdaq Downturn
September 25, 2017

In the last few days, there's been a noticeable momentum change in the technology sector. Some of tech's biggest names, like (AMZN​), Alphabet (GOOGL) and Apple (AAPL​), have all significantly underperformed the Nasdaq 100. Meanwhile,...
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Apple and Cisco Stocks: A Reversal of Fortune
September 21, 2017

Generally speaking, there are two types of technology companies: those that sell or market directly to consumers, and those that market and sell to businesses. For the last several months,  consumer-focused  technology companies have dominated...
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4 Top-Performing Alternatives to Bitcoin
September 20, 2017

While Bitcoin dominates the headlines, its underlying blockchain technology has spawned a new ecosystem of alternative cryptocurrencies, known as “altcoins.” Following Bitcoin’s staggering 1,000% moonshot of the past 12 months, a fresh wave of...
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Recent Technical Analysis Knowledge Base Updates

The Implication of Quantitative Approaches to Trading and Investing in Modern Markets
September 13, 2017

A webcast presentation by Gordon Scott, CMT originally held on September 13, 2017 as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Supplemental...
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Timing the Market Using Seasonal, Technical and Fundamental Analysis
September 6, 2017

A webcast presentation originally held on September 6th, 2017 by Don Vialoux as part of the CMT Association's Educational Web Series. Something new! The traditional investment decision making process focuses first on Fundamental Analysis,...
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Navigating the CMT Association & the Level I Exam
August 9, 2017

The CMT Association invites you to join us for a live info session about the Association and the CMT Program. Ever wonder why a security in your portfolio trades way above or way below your calculation of intrinsic value? Ever wonder how it can...
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