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Exceptional Education, Meaningful Mission

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 […]

APTA and CMT Association FAQs

APTA and CMT Association FAQs What is the CMT Association and what do they have to do with APTA?  CMT Association information Click here. APTA and the CMT Association have a strategic partnership in Australia, offering honorary membership to CMT Association members. How can I learn more about theCMT Association ? Watch the following short video What are […]

Welcome to the CMT Association

After nearly 50 years of service to the financial industry, the Market Technicians Association proposes that we become the CMT Association. The Association’s leadership including Board Members, founding members, and senior staff, recommend that members approve changing our organization’s name. Having carefully considered all implications of the legal name change, the leadership feels that it […]

Andrew Lo on Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought

Originally posted at Financial Sense at http://www.financialsense.com/andrew-lo/adaptive-markets-financial-evolution-speed-thought The influential MIT Professor Andrew Lo joins FS Insider today to discuss his groundbreaking book, Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought, where he persuasively lays out a new framework for understanding the markets, finance, and investor behavior via the “adaptive market hypothesis,” incorporating the fields of biology, […]

A Supercomputer Is Betting on a Market Crash in the Months Ahead

Originally posted by Financial Sense at http://www.financialsense.com/didier-sornette/supercomputer-betting-market-crash?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly One of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, retrofitted for trading the stock market, appears to be betting on a crash in the months ahead. The Financial Crisis Observatory (FCO) at ETH Zurich released its latest Global Bubble Status Report on July 1st. As we discussed with FCO’s director, Didier Sornette, […]

Opinion: Legendary technical analyst’s ‘power index’ works for long-term stock investing

Article originally posted by Marketwatch on 23 Jun2 2017 at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/legendary-technical-analysts-power-index-works-for-long-term-stock-investing-2017-06-22 by Michael Kahn Technical analysis can be lucrative for investors who look beyond daily market fluctuations. Even today, technical analysis still gets a bad rap as being, at best, a self-fulfilling prophecy and, at worst, financial voodoo. And while its practitioners are usually not […]

Just 10% of trading is regular stock picking, JPMorgan estimates

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/13/death-of-the-human-investor-just-10-percent-of-trading-is-regular-stock-picking-jpmorgan-estimates.html “Fundamental discretionary traders” account for only about 10 percent of trading volume in stocks today, JPMorgan estimates. “The majority of equity investors today don’t buy or sell stocks based on stock specific fundamentals,” said JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic. JPMorgan believes the recent sell-off in technology stocks may have been related to quantitative and computer trading […]

Rookie Currency Traders Are Causing Trouble

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/rookie-currency-traders-are-causing-trouble-at-crucial-moments   by Lananh Nguyen It’s been something of a common lament among Wall Street veterans for a while now. And it goes, more or less, like this: All these darn twenty-something-year-olds around here have no idea what they’re doing. Perhaps it’s just the typical grousing of community elders, but last week, the Bank for […]

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