Arun S. Chopra CFA CMT MBA
Founder and Chief Market Technician
Arun is the founder and chief market technician of Fusion Point Capital, a market guidance and active investing service. He began his professional experience as a research analyst in the Biotech sector, focusing on mid and late stage companies. Arun transitioned to wealth management prior to the financial crisis, specializing in portfolio construction and hedging solutions, with a special emphasis on alternative investments.
Prior to Fusion Point, Arun founded Top-Down Technicals, an RIA in California focusing on research targeted to select professional manager clients. He continues to work closely with alternative asset portfolio managers and investment advisors on everything from single stock processes to longer term allocation decisions.
His work has been published in the MTA's Technically Speaking (AMBA: The Full Cycle Trade), and he is a featured contributor to Stocktwits. Arun has also been ranked in the Stocktwits' Top Technical Traders.
He has earned both the CFA and CMT charters, with a MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business. His undergraduate education includes a study abroad program in micro and macro economics at Oxford University. Arun counts his influences as many, with key focuses on Richard Russell, Louise Yamada, Stan Weinstein, Tom McClellan, Aswath Damodaran, John Murphy, and Jim Puplava, among many others.
Outside of Finance, Arun spends considerable time in the independent film industry, having associate produced two full length feature films, Punching at the Sun (Sundance 2006, Best Picture SF Asian American Film Festival 2006 ), and Chee and T (Best Comedy LA International Film Festival 2016). Chee and T was bought by Comedy Dynamics in 2017.
Arun splits his time between Palo Alto, California and NYC.