Bernie Schaeffer

Chairman and CEO,

Schaeffer's Investment Research

  • Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Schaeffer's Investment Research
  • Editor of Option Advisor
  • Author of The Option Advisor and Contributor to Numerous Media Outlets

About Bernie

Bernie Schaeffer is widely recognized as an expert on equity and index options, investor sentiment, and market timing and speaks frequently at industry gatherings. He has edited the Option Advisor newsletter since its inception in 1981 and is the author of The Option Advisor: Wealth-Building Techniques Using Equity and Index Options, along with numerous contributions to books and magazines. Mr. Schaeffer is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Schaeffer's Investment Research, Inc., a leading provider of research and analysis on the stock and options market. Timer Digest, which has been monitoring Mr. Schaeffer since 1984, consistently ranks him among the top ten out of 100 analysts for intermediate market timing. He is the recipient of the 2004 Trader's Library Trader's Hall of Fame Award for his numerous contributions to the field of trading. In 2003, Aaron Task of selected him as the market "Guru of the Year." Mr. Schaeffer has also won the 2002 BusinessWeek Market Forecast Survey for most accurately forecasting year-end levels for the DJIA, NASDAQ Composite Index, and the S&P 500. In addition, he received the Best of the Best Award from the Market Technicians Association for his contributions to sentiment/psychological analysis.

Bernie's Articles

Electric vehicles (EV) have been making the rounds of news headlines, both on and off of Wall Street, notes Emma Duncan, managing editor at Bernie Schaeffer's advisory service, Schaeffer Research's Chart of the Week.
Following a positive post-earnings reaction in late September, tech name Blackberry (BB) reclaimed the 50% year-to-date level, after trading sideways below that area since July, notes options specialist Bernie Schaeffer in his trading newsletter, Option Advisor.
Online lodging marketplace Airbnb Inc. (ABNB) is attracting some positive analyst attention, explains Fernanda Horner, in Bernie Schaeffer's advisory service, Schaeffer's Investment Research.
All eyes have been glued to oil prices lately, with the commodity racing toward multi-year highs and taking many energy and oil names with it, notes Lillian Currents, an analyst with Bernie Schaeffer's financial newsletter organization, Schaeffer Investment Research.

Bernie's Books

Bernie Schaeffer

The Option Advisor: Wealth-Building Techniques Using Equity & Index Options

From the novice to the experienced investor, The Option Advisor offers a gold mine of information on how to achieve success in options trading.