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

Bernie Schaeffer is a long-standing expert in options trading; in his Schaeffer's Investment Research, analyst Jack Scott looks at recent options activity in Netflix Inc. (NFLX).
One of the more fascinating — and perhaps ironic — facets of Wall Street is the ability to profit off some of life's most notorious and long-standing vices, notes Bernie Schaeffer, a leading technical and sentiment-based analyst, senior editor of Schaeffer's Investment Research.
Focused on a combination of technical and sentiment-based trading strategies, Bernie Schaeffer is a long-standing industry leader in options trading. Here's a look at a trio of retail stocks featured in Schaeffer Research's Option Advisor.
The swift and sudden demise of the tech sector rendered many traditional trendlines and support levels useless. The Invesco QQQ Trust Series 1 (QQQ) is an ETF that tracks the Nasdaq-100 Index (NDX), notes Patrick Martin, managing mditor, Schaeffer's Chart of the Week, a trading service from Bernie Schaeffer.

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.