CMT Association

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The CMT Association is a global credentialing body with nearly 50 years of service to the financial industry. Formerly known as the Market Technicians Association, they are the largest and most well-known industry group for technical analysts that aim to establish and maintain the highest professional standards among technical analysts by educating the investment community about the theory, practice, and application of technical analysis. The CMT Association is best known for issuing the Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) designation, a rigorous certification program that demonstrates a broad knowledge of the discipline of technical analysis. What started as a small group of sell-side analysts on Wall Street is now a global association of over 4,500 members in 85 countries.

CMT Association Numbers at a Glance

  • 137 Countries with a Member Presence

  • 36 Internationally Active Chapters

  • 35K Participants in the Program Annually