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J. Cody Tafel, CMT, CAIA

Cody TafelCody Tafel, CMT, CAIA is a Senior Equity Trader for a multi-billion dollar Richmond, Virginia based registered investment advisor. He serves as President of the MTA Educational Foundation and has taught technical analysis in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, as well as guest lectured at Penn State University and the University of Virginia.

Cody was previously the Director of Trading for Rapidan Capital LLC and also the head trader for Shockoe Capital Partners, a long/short equity hedge fund where he managed proprietary capital and began developing systematic trading programs.

Cody studied the Turtle Trading Method with an Original Turtle in 2005, and is a member of the Market Technicians Association and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association. He earned his CMT designation in 2007 and CAIA designation in 2013, and holds a BA in economics from the University of Virginia.

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Information on the latest news and upcoming events.

Nov. 28th, 2016

The 2016 Market Technicians Association Educational Foundation annual fundraiser was held on October 26th at The Yale Club of New York City. This yearly event is an important source of funding that contributes to the foundation’s ongoing efforts to establish, … Continue reading

Aug. 14th, 2015

Phil Roth, CMT recently made public his Masters Thesis, “Investors Make Bottoms; Traders Make Tops.”  Below, you can find an abstract from the paper: Preface My intention is not to defend or deny the theories of “Behavioral Finance”.  It has long … Continue reading