Welcome to SAMT - The Swiss Association of Market Technicians
The Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT) is a non-profit organisation (Civil Code Art 60ff) of market analysis professionals in Switzerland founded in 1987. SAMT is a member of the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).
Technical analysis is the study of prices and markets. It examines price behavior on an emprirical and statistical basis. It extends to the study of all published information on price trends, volatility, momentum, cycles and the interrelationship of prices, volume, breadth, sentiment and liquidity. A comprehensive understanting of technical analysis requires a knowledge of statistics and pattern recognition, a familiarity with financial history and cycles.
SAMT encourages the development of technical analysis and the education of the financial community in the uses and applications of technical research and its value in the formulation of investment and trading decisions. The SAMT has a wide range of activities including:
Whether you are a professional or novice investor, you will find within this site a wealth of valuable information to assist you in optimizing your investments. Daniel Stillhart, President