Posts From David Keller

David Keller
David Keller, CMT, is an experienced technical analyst and behavioral finance expert. He has spent his career helping financial professionals improve their performance by understanding market dynamics and investor psychology. David was most recently a Managing Director of Research for Fidelity Investments in Boston. He managed the Technical Analysis team at Fidelity Management and Research, as well as the legendary Fidelity Chart Room. David is a Past President of the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) Association. He is also a member of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, the International Federation of Technical Analysts, and the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics and has lectured on technical analysis and behavioral finance as an Adjunct Professor at the Brandeis University International Business School in Waltham, Mass. David is a classically trained musician and student pilot, and resides in Avon, Ohio with his wife and two children. He received degrees in Music and Psychology from The Ohio State University.
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3 Things I Learned From Mike Epstein

I was honored to receive the Mike Epstein award last week in New York from the MTA Educational Foundation.  This is an award given “for support of the MTAEF mission, and being an outstanding advocate of Technical Analysis.” I got to know Mike Epstein toward the end of his career, when…

Breakout In Transports: The Essence Of Dow Theory

When Charles Dow first wrote about industrial and railroad stocks in the Wall Street Journal, he stressed the importance of the averages confirming one another. The theory being that if both the industrials (the producers of goods) and the railroads (the distributors of goods) were doing well, then the economy…

Making Sense Of A Market Of Stocks

I regularly run screens for stocks making new highs and new lows on different time periods. While it’s always been a source of new ideas, it also can serve as a perfect illustration of the market maxim, “It’s not a stock market, it’s a market of stocks.” It’s very easy…

Contrarian Investing: The Pains, Gains, and Takeaways

Contrarian investing has always been a fascination of mine. From the first time I read Humphrey Neill’s classic book The Art of Contrary Thinking, I’ve been watching magazine covers, newspaper headlines (above the fold, of course) and anything else that can suggest what the masses are thinking. In case you’ve never tried…

The Sun Shines For Solar Stocks

I regularly screen for ETFs making new 13-week highs or 13-week lows. This can help to identify emerging leadership before the move has already played out. This week’s new high screen yielded three results: iShares MSCI India Index ETF (INDA), Robo Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (ROBO) and Guggenheim…