Founded in 1968

The UK's professional body for technical analysts

Founded in 1968. The oldest of its kind in the world.

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Founded in 1968
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STA Meetings

Next Meeting: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Joint Panel Debate with ACI UK

Followed by networking drinks

Venue: One Moorgate Place, EC2R 6EA

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About the STA: Who We Are & What We Do

The Society of Technical Analysts (STA) is recognised worldwide as one of the largest and most widely respected not-for-profit organisations which trains and accredits members of the investment community, from industry professionals to private individuals, interested in the study of technical analysis. We have been setting the standards in technical analysis for 50 years and have been teaching at several UK universities such as LSE, King’s College, Queen Mary etc. for 25 years.

Acknowledged as an increasingly important part of most investment house activity technical analysis helps forecast the direction of financial market prices. Its methodology can be applied in any market and its techniques applied to cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, currencies, commodities, bonds, interest rates and equities. Over the past 50 years we have dedicated ourselves to the promotion and understanding of technical analysis and its role as a vital investment tool.

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Why Join the STA?

The STA’s 1400+ worldwide members have access to a wide range of benefits and services that help and support them throughout their career. Click here to view our membership brochure.

Which course is right for me?

Our industry leading courses have been designed to cater for newcomers and professionals alike. So if you want to develop the means, tools and confidence to make better informed trading and investment decisions, in a classroom setting or from the comfort of your own home, we have a course for every level and requirement.

We run the STA Diploma Part 1 course in October every year at the London School of Economics and every January sees the start of the Diploma Part 2 course. Our exams are available to take four times per year and can be sat all over the world at British Councils. For more information about our courses and when you can take the exams please click here.

Latest from the STA

Next meeting
Tuesday 14 January 2020, Joint Panel Debate with ACI UK.

Market Technician
The September issue of the STA journal is available to download.

Blog
Written by respected industry commentator Nicole Elliott, this regular feature includes articles, reviews and trends on behavioural finance & technical analysis.

AlphaMind Podcast
We are pleased to introduce you to the AlphaMind podcast which explores the behavioural, psychological and emotional aspects of trading and investment. It is co-hosted by market veterans Steven Goldstein and Mark Randall, who both have a long and established relationship with the STA. Each week they hold powerful and insightful interviews with market technicans and practitioners including traders, analysts, behavioural sicentists psychologists, coachs and writers. Click here to listen to the latest podcast on Spotify; or here to listen on iTunes.

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