Chartered Market Technician Level 2

This is the second level of the Chartered Market Technician program, administered by the Accreditation Committee of the Market Technicians Association (MTA). Its purpose is to promote the development of a candidate's professional knowledge with respects to the field of technical analysis. Three exam levels must be completed successfully and an individual must agree to adhere to the MTA Code of Ethics before CMT certification will be awarded. The second level focuses mainly on more application and analysis.

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Exam Details

Time Limit: 4 hours and 15 minutes
Cost: $450
Number of Questions: 150, plus 10 "pre-test" questions
Passing Score: Not disclosed
Format: Multiple Choice
Prerequisites: CMT level 1
Exam Date(s): Twice a year in April/May and October
Exam Locations: Worldwide at Prometric Testing Centers. To locate a test center near you visit the Prometric Website:
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Exam Topic Weights

The MTA website states that the Level 2 exam requires the candidate to demonstrate a greater depth of analysis and use of technical tools. Candidates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in more advanced analytical techniques and technical analysis theory.

CMT Level 2 Exam Topic Weights By Section

Financial Professionals
  1. Professionals

    Illiquid Real Estate: Correlation Pros and Cons

  2. Professionals

    How to Manage Fixed Income as Interest Rates Rise

  3. Professionals

    Want to Start Up an RIA? Expect These Hurdles

  4. Investing Basics

    Are ETFs the Best Way to Diversify with Bonds?

  5. Investing Basics

    How to Use Boring CDs to Diversify

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