The mission of the Journal of Technical Analysis (JOTA) is to advance the knowledge and understanding of technical analysis through the publication of well-crafted, high-quality research in all areas of technical analysis. Our success depends upon the time, energy and commitment of authors and researchers who expand our understanding of the market and fuel innovation and new applications of our discipline. Now in its 67th issue over 35 years, the JOTA is the premier peer-reviewed publication for technical analysts.

Features of the Journal include:

  • Research articles accessible by, and of special interest to, practitioners
  • Survey and synthesis articles that provide an understanding of the current state of practice in a particular area
  • Clinical/case studies of high interest and benefit to the profession
  • Tutorials of interest to both academics and practitioners
  • Practitioner surveys
  • Reviews of business/finance books of interest to practitioners

Published by the Chartered Market Technicians Association (CMT Association), the JOTA is designed to reflect the professional interests of the global membership of the CMT Association. Papers submitted for consideration are subjected to a double-blind review process by at least two experts who provide feedback regarding the accuracy of the work producing objective and unbiased peer reviews.

If you have any questions about the JOTA, are considering submitting an article for a future issue, or would like to serve as a reviewer, please contact [email protected]


Editorial Board

Bruce Greig CFA, CMT, CIPM, CAIA Director of Research Q3 Asset Management

Jerome Hartl CMT Vice President, Investments Wedbush Securities

Ryan Hysmith DBA, CMT Assistant Professor of Finance Freed-Hardeman University

Christopher Kayser MCJ (ΑΦΣ), CIC, BGS (Hons), CMT Founder, President & CEO Cybercrime Analytics Inc.

Eric Grasinger CFA, CMT Managing Director, Portfolio Manager Glenmade

Cynthia A. Kase CMT, MFTA President Kase and Company, INC.

Paul Wankmueller CMT Senior Global Futures & Options Market Analyst Intercontinental Exchange

I never imagined a world where bits and bytes would become the vehicle to accommodate the largest illicit transfer of wealth in history!


- Chris Kayser -

Due to the human element, every computer on earth is hackable!

- Chris Kayser -

95% of phishing and spear-phishing attacks contain some element of social engineering!

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