Bernie Schaeffer

Bernie Schaeffer

Formal First Name
Bernard (Bernie)
1947 - present

Bernie Schaeffer is widely recognized as an expert on equity and index options, investor sentiment, and market timing and is regularly featured in the financial media. His unique approach through his award-winning Expectational Analysis has made him one of the most respected market analysts in the world—gaining a trusted position in the market, and helping subscribers trade more confidently in all market conditions. In 2009, he introduced SENTIMENT, a cutting edge print and electronic magazine for stock and option traders. Today, Bernie is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Schaeffer’s Investment Research, the leading provider of research and analysis on the stock, options, and forecasting market.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Bernie is the author and editor of The Option Advisor: Wealth-Building Techniques Using Equity and Index Options, along with numerous contributions to books and magazines.
  • Bernie and his team have regular media appearances on CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg, and PBS’ Nightly Business Report.
  • He is frequently quoted and featured by The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Associated Press, Thomson Reuters, and Yahoo! Finance.
  • He has won numerous awards and accolades over the years, including:

                    Won the BusinessWeek Market Forecast Survey, 2002

                    Named “Guru of the Year” by TheStreet, 2003

                    Recipient of the Traders’ Library “Trader’s Hall of Fame” award, 2004

                    Recipient of the Market Technicians Association “Best of the Best” award

                    Consistently ranked among the top 10 marker times by Timer Digest

                    Three-time winner of the Wall Street Journal stock picking contest