Education Archive

Learn the Benefits of Footprint® Charts

Posted June 12, 2017 By APTA.org.au

 

Click here to view on YouTube.

Trevor Harnett answers the question of why some traders always seem to have a better read on the market.
You will learn:
– What Footprints are
– How Footprints help traders
– Practical methods for using Footprints in various markets

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Exceptional Education, Meaningful Mission

Posted March 27, 2017 By APTA.org.au
Market Technicians Association - MTA

Have you ever wanted to be a part of an organization with clarity of purpose? With international reach and growing global membership? With integrity and core values you agree with? Do you desire to give back to the industry and take part in a mission driven body of professionals managing market risk?

Through your participation in various events, we know you recognize the educational benefits of membership. As an investment professional, we encourage you to take the next step as an advocate of professional ethics, accountability and competency. The next 45 years of the MTA will depend on even greater engagement from the investment industry and professionals like you.

The Australian Professional Technical Analysts (APTA), in association with the MTA, drives value through three main areas: the CMT curriculum, educational programming, and our growing professional network:

 

APTA and MTA FAQs

Posted March 24, 2017 By APTA.org.au

APTA and MTA FAQs

What is the MTA and what do they have to do with APTA? 
MTA information Click here.
APTA and the MTA have a strategic partnership in Australia, offering honorary membership to MTA members.

How can I learn more about the MTA ?
Watch the following short video

What are the benefits of an APTA or MTA Membership ?
The three main benefits of an APTA or MTA membership are:
1. Qualifications – CMT Examination (MTA) or AMT – An APTA qualification.
2. Education
3. Networking

MTA Benefits Click here

BENEFIT 1: QUALIFICATIONS / CMT EXAMINATION

What qualification does APTA offer?
APTA qualifications

What is the value of the CMT examination ?
Click here

What is the structure of the CMT examination ?
Click here

How can I get detailed information about the CMT examination ?
Click here

BENEFIT 2: EDUCATION

The educational resources of the MTA are available to APTA members by registering at the APTA website.

Click on the 8 sources of education for an APTA or MTA member:

1.  Student Newsletter

2. Knowledge Base

3. Educational Webcasts

4. Podcasts

5. Journal of Technical Analysis

6. CMT Newsletter

7. MTA Library

8. Technically Speaking Newsletter

BENEFIT 3: NETWORKING

Who presents to the APTA Meetings ?
Institutional Traders & Analysts (banks, hedge funds, brokers) and APTA members present their trading and analysis techniques.

APTA Meetings are free for APTA and MTA members to attend.

What are some of the benefits of attending APTA Meetings ?

Educational content (learn new market strategies)
Networking opportunities (meet people in the industry and exchange business details)

CMT – Could You Be Earning A Higher Salary?

Posted March 22, 2017 By APTA.org.au

MTA - Chart

Stand Out In A Crowded Job Market
Becoming a CMT charterholder makes you part of an exclusive community of investment professionals who are recognized globally as true specialists and value generators. The CMT charter puts you on the leading edge of the ever-changing investment industry. And, by earning the CMT charter, you can expect to see improved career prospects.
Top employers of MTA members include Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Charles Schwab and Fidelity.
Top 15 employers of MTA members
“For me personally, the CMT is the most useful and practical study program for investment professionals, by turning the classic forms of analysis upside down. It is critically important that we look at things outside the box. That’s the value CMT education delivers.”
– Will W. Wang, CMT, CFA, CAIA, Director of Barclays Private Bank Advisory North Asia
In the Last 5 Years CMT Charterholders have received:
In the last 5 years CMT Charterholders have received:
Exam Dates:
CMT Level I & II: April 27-29, 2017
CMT Level III: April 27, 2017
register now
Registration Deadlines:
Deadline to Register & Schedule Level III Exam at Prometric – March 27, 2017
Final Deadline to Register for Level I, II – March 31, 2017
The CMT Program is offered in a self-study format. Each level of the exam contains specific knowledge domains that provide a framework for recognizing and implementing investment and trading opportunity. You can register to take the exam for each level separately. Click here to register now.

By Emily E.A. Meyer

The Puget Sound Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016. We are pleased to have Jesse Felder as our guest speaker for the August meeting.

Register Here

We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.

Complete event details are listed below. We hope to see you there!

Leslie Jouflas, CMT
Brant Greene, CMT
Tom McClellan
Puget Sound Chapter Chairs


Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Topic:
Jesse Felder began his journey on Wall Street in the mid-1990’s as a boring old Ben Graham-style value investor just as the stock …read more

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By Emily E.A. Meyer

The New York Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Monday, December 5, 2016 hosted by Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business. We are pleased to have Wesley R. Gray, Ph.D. and Jack Vogel, Ph.D. as our guest speakers.

Register Here

Registration for this event is free for Members and Non-Members. We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.

Complete event details are listed below.

Alan Lax, CMT
Dan Russo, CMT
Mike Sroga, CMT
New York Chapter Co-Chairs


Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Topic: Creating a Momentum-Based Stock Selection Strategy

Jack and …read more

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By Emily E.A. Meyer

The MTA Chapter of Richmond and the CFA Society of Virginia invite you to join us at our next joint meeting on Friday, November 18, 2016. We are pleased to have Meb Faber, CMT as our guest presenter.

We encourage you to bring clients or colleagues interested in technical analysis to this presentation.

Complete event details are listed below.

Sam Turner, CMT
Richmond Chapter Chair


Date: Friday, November 18, 2016

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Topic: The 4 Biggest Investor Mistakes, and How to Fix Them

Presenter: Meb Faber, CMT, CAIA, Co-founder & Chief Investment Officer, Cambria Investment Management

Location:
The Omni Hotel Richmond
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA …read more

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By Emily E.A. Meyer

The Houston Chapter of the MTA invites you to our next chapter meeting on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Come prepared with at least one stock or market you would like to discuss as this month’s topic is a “Market Discussion”.

Register Here

We encourage you to bring friends/colleagues with an interest in technical analysis to this event. We look forward to seeing you all.

Complete event details are listed below.

Bruce Kish, CMT
Matthew Caire, CFP, CMT, CFA
Adin Gosine, CMT
Houston Chapter Co-Chairs


Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Topic: Market Discussion

Location:
Travis Auditorium
601 Travis Street
Houston Texas, 77002

Please park on lot at intersection of …read more

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