Bernie Schaeffer Schaeffer's Investment Research P.O. Box 46709, Cincinnati, OH 45246 800-327-8833 www.schaeffersresearch.com
Bernie Schaeffer is Chairman and CEO of Schaeffer's Investment Research, Inc. and author of Wiley Publisher's The Option Advisor: Wealth-Building Techniques Using Equity and Index Options.
has edited the Option Advisor newsletter since its inception in 1981, and it has grown to be the nation's leading options newsletter.
also contributed a chapter on sentiment analysis to the Bloomberg Press's book, New Thinking in Technical Analysis: Trading Models from the Masters.
In 2003 Bernie
penned a chapter on Technical and Sentiment Trading for the Bloomberg Press's book, Investing Under Fire: Winning Strategies from the Masters for the Bulls, Bears, and the Bewildered.
is widely recognized as an expert on equity and index options, investor sentiment and market timing.
has been monitoring Mr. Schaeffer
since 1984 and ranks him as the #2 Gold Timer for the past 10 years and the #3 Gold Timer for the past 5 years.
Furthermore, among more than 100 of the nation's top market timers, Bernie
is rated as the #5 Bond Timer and the #9 Intermediate Market Timer for the last decade.
as one of their five esteemed panelists for the "2004 Investment Roundtable," based on his
2003 forecast, which according to USA TODAY
, was a "Bulls-Eye!
The results of Bernie's
2004 USA Today
stock picks had an average gain of 59% for the year!
outperformed analysts like Tobias Levkovich of Smith Barney
, who achieved an average gain of +11%, and Liz Ann Sonders of Charles Schwab
, who had an average gain of +10%!
is the proud recipient of the 2004 Traders' Library
, Trader's Hall of Fame Award for his
numerous contributions to the field of trading.
In 2003, Aaron Task of TheStreet.com selected Bernie as the Market "Guru of the Year".
also made the ONLY successful bearish stock pick in the Forbes Annual "Love Only One" stock-picking contest, and is a three time winner of The Wall Street Journal's Stock-Picking Contest.
Since 1999, Mr. Schaeffer
has been selected as one of the top 50 market forecasters polled in the annual BusinessWeek Market Forecast Survey . In 2002, Bernie
won the BusinessWeekMarket Forecast Survey for most accurately forecasting year-end levels for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the NASDAQ Composite and the S&P 500
In addition, Mr. Schaeffer
received the "Best of the Best" Award from the Market Tech nician's Association
contributions to Sentiment/Psychological Analysis.
is a CNBC Market Maven and regularly appears on CNN
, The Nightly Business Report, Bloomberg Television, and has also been interviewed on ABC's World News Now.
views on the stock market and the economy are regularly quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Investor's Business Daily, and USA Today
has been the subject of "Q&A" interviews in Barron's and The New York Times
In 2000, Mr. Schaeffer
stock picking prowess to his
own "Master Portfolio".
Since inception, his
portfolio, which is tracked by Marketocracy.com, has returned over 78% while the S&P
over the same period only returned 0.82%.
Bernie's Master Portfolio
is a powerful learning tool for numerous investors.
award-winning website, SchaeffersResearch.com
, provides daily market analysis and commentary, sentiment research and education, and trading tools for stock and option investors.
Both Forbes magazine and Barron's
have recognized SchaeffersResearch.com
as a top options website.