The Market Technicians Association (MTA), a professional organization for technical analysis practitioners and the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, announced its selection of this year’s Charles H. Dow Award recipient. Selected was George A. Schade Jr., CMT, for his paper “The Repeating Story Of On-Balance Volume,” on the importance of history to the technical analysis field. A copy of this year’s winning submission can be accessed as a PDF from http://docs.mta.org/dow-award/2013-dow-schade.pdf.
The MTA has presented the Charles H. Dow Award for excellence and creativity in technical analysis since 1994. Technical analysts are invited to send submissions for next year’s award, for which the submission deadline is February 1, 2014. The winning author will receive a cash prize and will be invited to present the paper at an MTA seminar or chapter meeting, and may also be published in the MTA’s Journal Of Technical Analysis, e-newsletter, and website.