About the CMT® Exam

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About the CMT® Exam

CMT® Exam Dates and Schedule

The exams for all three levels are administered twice a year, in June and December. Candidates may only take one exam per administration. As of January 2019, the CMT® Association discontinued its membership requirement for candidates. Find out more here.

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About the CMT® Exam

CMT® Exam Fees

As of January 2019, you are no longer required to purchase membership of the CMT Association to enroll as an exam candidate. You may still choose to become an affiliate member before…

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About the CMT® Exam

2021 CMT® Exam Curriculum Changes

Taking the CMT® exam in 2021? Understanding the curriculum is critical to success. To help, Wiley has put together a handy cheat sheet of the 2021 CMT® curriculum changes for Level 1, 2, and 3.

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The Ultimate Guide to a Career in Finance

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in finance or want to know more about what various finance careers offer in terms of opportunity and salary, then Wiley’s Ultimate Guide to a Career in Finance is for you!

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Why Become a CMT® Charterholder®

Investment decisions are best made when devoid of emotional or behavioral biases. That’s why a thorough understanding of technical analysis is so essential and effective when evaluating potential investments.

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How To Become A Charted Market Technician®

Launched in 1973, the CMT Association is a nonprofit organization that oversees the education and certification of technical analysts within the global financial industry. Today, the MTA includes more than 4,500 members in over 85 countries throughout the world and is the preeminent organization for educating (and credentialing) financial market technicians.

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CMT® Program Overview

Since its inception, the CMT Program curriculum has been regularly updated to reflect the very latest and most effective technical analysis methodologies. The certification process requires candidates to demonstrate proficiency in a broad range of technical analysis techniques.

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Student Resources

CMT® Key Terms Glossary

The language of technical analysis can be filled with jargon, unnecessarily obfuscating attempts to understand and interpret price action. To gain a deeper understanding of common key terms in context and application, use Wiley’s Glossary of Key Terms on the CMT Exam alongside a complete course of the official…

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Learning Objectives: Pre-flight Checks Before the Exam

To pass the CMT® exam and become a Chartered Market Technician requires mastering the CMT® Association’s core body of knowledge of technical analysis of investment risk in portfolio management, including quantitative approaches to market research and rules-based trading.

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How to Prep for Success

Interested in becoming a Chartered Market Technician, or adding the CMT charter to your competencies? The first step, of course, is passing the CMT Exam, which consists of three levels of examinations on technical market analysis and portfolio management.