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The Association of Technical Analysts

ATA

Certified Technical Analyst (CeTA) : Level I


Foundations in Technical Analysis Syllabus and Reading List The CeTA I candidate is responsible for the material on a definition level. This exam measures basic, entry-level competence. Exam time length : 2 hours. Exam format : Multiple-choice (120 questions) Sample question papers are NOT available for review.

CeTA Level I : Exam Reading Assignments


The following are required reading in preparation for the CeTA Level I Exam : Core Reading Robert D Edwards and John Magee Technical Analysis of Stock Trends John Magee Inc., Chicago Illinois 2001 9th or current edition Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets New York Institute of Finance, New York NY 1999 Technical Analysis Explained McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, NY, 2001 4th (or current) Edition How to Make Money Trading with Charts Vision Books Pvt. Ltd. Latest or Current Edition Timing the Market Vision Books Pvt. Ltd. Latest or Current Edition

John J Murphy

Martin J Pring

Ashwani Gujral

Curtis M. Arnold

The Association of Technical Analysts

ATA

Certified Technical Analyst (CeTA) : Level II


Foundations in Technical Analysis Syllabus and Reading List Level II includes the in-depth study of Level I topics and deals with the practical aspects of the active trading world, with an emphasis on technical analysis, risk management, & psychology. At the end of Level II, candidate will gain the necessary skills to pursue their careers to a more advanced level in a professional manner. They would be able to apply effectively wide range of analytical tools and indicators which enable them to take informed trading and investing decisions for their clients, their employers or their own trading systems / portfolios. Exam time length : 2 hours. Exam format : Multiple-choice, short & essay type questions Sample question papers are NOT available for review.

CeTA Level II : Exam Reading Assignments


The following are required reading in preparation for the CeTA Level II Exam : Core Reading Charles D. Kirkpatrick and Julie R. Dahlquist Technical Analysis : The Complete Resource for Financial Market Technicians Pearson Education, Inc. Latest or current edition The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure Harriman House Ltd. Latest or current edition Forecasting Financial Markets Kogan Page 1998 Latest or current edition R N Elliotts Masterworks, the Definitive Collection New Classic Library, a division of Elliott Wave International Gainesville GA, USA 1994 Latest or current edition Candlestick Charts Harriman House Ltd. Latest or current edition Swing Trading Vision Books Pvt. Ltd. Latest or current edition

Jeremy du Plesis

Tony Plummer

Robert Prechter

Clive Lambert

Marc Rivalland