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Philip J. Roth, CMT

Phil Roth

Philip J. Roth, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) was the Chief Technical Market Analyst at Miller Tabak + Co. from 2001 until April 2012. He was a Wall Street professional for 46 years, having been the chief market technician at Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter, Shearson Lehman, EF Hutton, and Loeb Rhodes. He is a three-time past President of the Market Technicians Association and a current director, and a former director of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He is currently Vice President of the MTA Educational Foundation. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Business at Fordham University and at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, and has lectured at Baruch, Pace, Columbia, Cornell, Georgia Tech, Howard, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Tulane, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Virginia, and the University of Richmond.  Roth served as Interim Executive Director of the Market Technicians Association from September 2015 to January 2016.


New Jersey, United States
MA, 2015
2014 To 2015

Dissertation: Investors Make Bottoms; Traders Make Tops: An Analysis of Technical Indicators That Show How the Attitudes and Activities of Stock Market Participants Aid Forecasting

Advisor: Prof. Bruce Mizrach

U. of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
BA, 1965
1961 To 1965

Professional Associations


1977 – Present


1975 – Present

Foundation for the Study of Cycles

To 2011

Years in the Industry


Job History

Miller Tabak + Co.
Chief Technical Market Analyst
New York City, NY, United States
February 2002 – April 2012

Dean Witter-Morgan Stanley
Chief Technical Market Analyst
New York City, NY, United States
October 1989 – January 2002

EF Hutton-Shearson Lehman
Co-Chief Technical Market Analyst
New York City, NY, United States
August 1979 – October 1989

Loeb Rhodes
Chief Technical Market Analyst
New York City, NY, United States
July 1977 – August 1979

Merrill Lynch
Technical Market Analyst
New York City, NY, United States
June 1966 – August 1977

Honors and Awards

MTA Annual Award
Market Technicians Association (MTA)

What's Happening at the MTAEF
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