Chairman and CEO
Schaeffer's Investment Research
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 TheStreet.com 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.