David Keller, CMT

President and Chief Strategist

David Keller, CMT is Chief Market Strategist at StockCharts.com, where he helps investors minimize behavioral biases through technical analysis. Dave is a CNBC Pro Contributor, and he recaps market activity and interviews leading experts on his show “The Final Bar” on StockCharts TV.

Dave is also President and Chief Strategist at Sierra Alpha Research LLC, a boutique investment research and consulting firm focused on managing risk through market awareness. He combines the strengths of technical analysis, behavioral finance, and data visualization to identify investment opportunities and enrich relationships between advisors and clients.  Dave’s “Market Misbehavior” YouTube channel explores the intersection between behavioral psychology and the financial markets.

Dave was previously a Managing Director of Research for Fidelity Investments in Boston, where he managed the Technical Research Department as well as the legendary Fidelity Chart Room. He also co-managed the Business Associate Program, a rotational program for recent undergraduates.

A Past President of the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) Association, Dave currently serves on the CMT Curriculum and Test Committee. He is also a member of the Technical Securities Analysts Association San Francisco and the International Federation of Technical Analysts. He has lectured on technical analysis and behavioral finance as an Adjunct Professor at the Brandeis University International Business School in Waltham, MA.

Dave was formerly a Technical Analysis Application Specialist with Bloomberg LP in New York and was a regular contributor to Bloomberg Markets magazine. He is editor of the book Breakthroughs in Technical Analysis: New Thinking from the World’s Top Minds, published in 2007 by Bloomberg Press.

Dave is a classically trained musician and student pilot, and resides in Duvall, WA with his wife and two children. He received degrees in Music and Psychology from The Ohio State University.

Video Archive Contributions
February 29, 2024
The Three Questions Every Investor Must Answer
Presenter(s): David Keller, CMT, Julius de Kempenaer
November 5, 2022
The Mindless Investor and The Mindful Investor with David Keller, CMT
Presenter(s): David Keller, CMT
October 8, 2020
The CMT Program Experience
Presenter(s): David Keller, CMT