Next APTA Meeting – Tues 5th April 2016

Next Meeting

Tues 5th April 2016

The next meeting of the Australian Professional Technical Analysts (APTA) Inc will be held at the City Tattersalls Club, 194 – 204 Pitt St, Sydney, at 6.00pm on Tuesday 5th April 2016.

* Please note that APTA and MTA members receive 3 Continuing Education (CE) Credits for the CMT and AMT qualifications for attending the meeting.


Ric Spooner – Chief Market Analyst, CMC Markets.

Ric Spooner


A strategic approach to technical analysis and stop loss management

· The conflict between success and pay off ratios and what it means for trading strategy

· Using technical tools fit for purpose

· Developing Stop Loss Strategies

· Using trailing stops

· A technical review of current markets


Ric is Chief Market Analyst for CMC Markets in Australia where he provides clients with market insights and commentary on all major asset classes as well as education on trading strategy. He has over 30 years working in financial markets with deep experience in both fundamental and technical analysis.

Before joining CMC Markets his roles included successful private trader, head of the futures businesses of JB Were and Elders Finance and Managing Director of the Sydney Futures Exchange Clearing House.

He was also a non-executive director of Sydney Futures Exchange, and served as its Deputy Chairman.

Ric appears regularly in the financial media. He writes a weekly opinion piece for Business Spectator; and provides daily insights on stocks for Business Insider. He is seen frequently on TV and radio including the ABC, Bloomberg; Sky Business and BBC. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University in Sydney, and a Certificate of Financial Planning from Finsia (the Financial Services Institute of Australasia).


APTA and MTA Members FREE

Non members $30

All non-members must register and pay prior to the event. Late registration will not be be accepted.

Non members will not be admitted without prior registration and payment.

Payment will not be accepted at the event.

APTA and MTA members do not need to register.

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MTA Members:

Following a collaborative agreement between the Australian Professional Technical Analysts (APTA) Inc and the Market Technicians Association (MTA), members of the MTA receive honorary APTA membership and are entitled to attend all APTA meetings. The APTA Management Committee extend a warm welcome to our MTA colleagues.

APTA Meeting FAQs:

How can I attend APTA meetings?

APTA and MTA members may attend meetings at no charge. APTA and MTA members may attend the Annual APTA Luncheon and Christmas Party at a discounted price. 
Non APTA members may also attend APTA meetings but must register and pay $30 on-line prior to the event. Registration for the Annual APTA Annual Luncheon is more expensive and will be announced in a timely manner by the Committee.

Can I pay APTA at the door to attend the meeting?

No. Unfortunately, all guests must register and pay online at least 2 hours prior to the meeting. Payments can not taken at the meeting and any non member who has failed to register and pay will not gain admittance.

How can I get the details of the event ?

Details are available at the APTA website at .

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Could I invite a friend / colleague to come along to an APTA meeting ?

Of course. If you have any friend / colleague that may be interested in attending as well, feel free to invite them, but please remember that they must register and pay prior to the event.

Comments or questions are welcome.

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