December 12, 2013 | News
The Market Technicians Association/MTA Educational Foundation Library, a unique resource for research in the field of Technical Analysis is now available to scholars, teachers, and students through interlibrary loan. The collection of over 4,000 books, journals, and audiovisual materials has been housed at the Newman Library of Baruch College for the past three years where it has supported the professional needs of the Market Technicians Association and the curricular needs of Baruch College students and faculty.
Simply stated, technical analysis is the study of the action of the market itself rather than the goods in which the market deals. Rather than trying to consider all the factors that will influence the outlook for a stock’s price, the technical analyst believes that all of these factors are already factored into the demand and supply curves and thus, the price of the company’s stock.
The holdings of the collection are searchable through the catalog of the Newman Library (www.baruch.cuny.edu/library) and the catalog of the Market Technicians Association (www.mta.org/eweb/dynamicpage.aspx?webcode=library). Libraries in the United States and Canada may request loans through OCLC (symbol: VVB) or by sending an ALA form to
Bruce Kamich, Member of the Board of Directors of the Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation said, “As an adjunct here at Baruch I have seen how interested students have researched cycles and other subjects. I hope more students in other colleges make use of this great resource.”
Dr. Arthur Downing, Chief Librarian and CIO of Baruch College, said, “We are delighted that our library is partnering with the Market Technicians Association to make this extraordinary collection available.”
About The Market Technicians Association and Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation:
The Market Technicians Association is a not-for-profit professional regulatory organization servicing over 4,500 market analysis professionals in over 85 countries around the globe. The MTA’s main objectives involve the education of the public, the investment community and its membership in the theory, practice and application of technical analysis. The MTA mission is accomplished through the effective execution of a wide variety of professional services including, but not limited to, regional seminars, local chapter meetings, the maintenance of an extensive library of technical analysis material and the regular publication of Newsletters and Journals. MTA members and affiliates include technical analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisors, market letter writers and others involved in the technical aspects of equities, futures, options, fixed income securities, currencies, international markets, derivatives, etc.
The Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation was established in 1993 to support the study of technical analysis on the college campus. Students are eager to join the investment community and they have found a background in the oldest form of security analysis strengthens their understanding of markets and improves their chances of success on Wall Street. More information about our course materials and scholarships can be found at www.mtaef.org.
About The Newman Library of Baruch College:
The Newman Library of Baruch College supports the academic programs of the School of Public Affairs, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, and the Zicklin School of Business, the largest accredited collegiate school of business in the United States.Â The College’s more than 17,000 students, who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to over 160 countries, have been repeatedly named one of the most ethnically diverse student bodies in the United States.