The Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT)
What is the SAMT?
The Swiss Association of Market Technicians (SAMT) is a non-profit organization (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). 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.
What is technical analysis?
Technical analysis is the study of price movement of financial securities and used as a methodology to forecast the direction of prices. It examines price behavior on an empirical and statistical basis and it extends to the study of all published information like past market data, primarily price and volume.
The goal of SAMT is to introduce new members to the benefits of technical analysis, to educate them through valuable courses as well as to teach existing members new analysis techniques and bring technical analysts together accross Switzerland by organizing presentations of leading market experts and excellent networking events.