Market Technicians Association Launches Fairfield County Chapter with Event Featuring Institutional Equity Strategist Gina Martin Adams, CFA, CMT

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“Liquid Alts” and outlook for U.S. Equity market featured at Oct. 6 event

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The Market Technicians Association (MTA), the governing body for the Chartered Market Technician ®(CMT) Program, is pleased to announce the launch of the Fairfield County Connecticut chapter.

The inaugural event, held at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich and sponsored by Direxion Investments, was organized by Jon Cardilli, Chair of the newly formed chapter. Edward Egilinsky, Managing Director, Head – Alternative Investments for Direxion Investments introduced the keynote speaker.

In addition to local members, MTA Directors Bill Kelleher, CFA, CMT and Katie Stockton, CMT were in attendance along with members of the CFA Society Stamford, which cross-marketed the event.

Gina Martin Adams,CFA, CMT presented attendees with strategic insights into the current state of US Equities market and an investment outlook for the 4th quarter.

At Wells Fargo Securities Gina provides a top-down perspective on the equity market and sectors for institutional equity clients, and frequently presents her views at industry conferences, professional associations, and investment organizations. She was ranked among portfolio strategists in Institutional Investors’ 2012 and 2013 All-America Research survey after receiving honorable mentions in 2009 and 2011 and “Best Up and Comer” in 2010. She was also recognized for Technical Strategy and Economics in 2012 and 2013. Gina holds the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Market Technician designations, and is a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Securities Analysts, the Market Technicians Association and the Financial Women’s Association.

As Head of Alternative Investments at Direxion, Ed’s focus is to drive the firm’s product development initiatives, internal and external product messaging, training and support of product delivery. In addition, he oversees the firm’s National Accounts efforts. Building on over 17 years of experience with highly liquid, tactical and strategic institutional-style ETFs and Mutual Funds, Direxion provides a wide range of index-based products that offer directional options, magnified exposure, and long-term rules-based strategies. Founded in 1997, Direxion has 4 offices in the U.S. and Hong Kong.

About the Market Technicians Association (MTA)
The Market Technicians Association (MTA) is a not-for-profit member association of over 4,500 investment professionals in 85 countries. The mission of the MTA is to establish and maintain the highest professional standards among technical analysts by educating the investment community about the theory, practice and application of technical analysis.

The MTA is the home of the Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) Program, the preeminent, global designation for technical analysis and the only technical analysis designation recognized by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) qualifying candidates for a Series 86 exemption upon passing Levels I & II of the CMT exam. The Chartered Market Technician® designation is awarded to those who demonstrate mastery of a core body of knowledge of investment risk in portfolio management settings.
Examinations for the CMT Program are administered twice a year in April and October at Prometric testing centers around the world. For complete information, please visit http://www.mta.org.

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