Chartered Market Technician - CMT

DEFINITION of 'Chartered Market Technician - CMT'

A professional designation given by the Market Technicians Association (MTA) to financial professionals who prove their proficiency in technical analysis.

BREAKING DOWN 'Chartered Market Technician - CMT'

To be granted the designation, a candidate must pass three examination levels and agree to be bound by the MTA code of ethics. Also, to register for the CMT program, an individual must be a paying member of the MTA.

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