About Bernie Schaeffer

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, the 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.


Recent Articles By Bernie Schaeffer

: DFS |  News, Ratings, and Charts

1 Finance Stock for Bullish Options Traders

Though it is trading down significantly in 2020, shares of Discover Financial Services (DFS) are poised for a rally due to a multitude of factors.
: FCX |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Plenty of Reasons to Target This Mining Stock

Even though copper mining stock , Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), is already trading up 28% year-to-date, there are many reasons why this stock will continue to move higher.
: SE |  News, Ratings, and Charts

History Suggests This Red-Hot Software Stock Could Soar

Software giant and internet platform provider Sea Ltd. (SE) has seen an amazing run in 2020. Here are a few signs that I see that tells me that the rally in this stock isn't over.
: UAA |  News, Ratings, and Charts

The Best Retail Stock to Own Next Week

Though Under Armor Inc (NYSE:UAA) is down 50% this year, the stock could be setting up for a strong move higher. Find out why.
: DKS |  News, Ratings, and Charts

This Outperforming Retailer is Ripe for Upgrades

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) has had an impressive run in 2020 so far. And it’s looking like the retail giant is overdue for a fresh round of upgrades and/or price-target hikes.
: CGC |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Two Cannabis Stocks With Cheap Options

Two cannabis stocks, Tilray (TLRY) and Canopy Growth (CGC), are in focus in the wake of their respective quarterly reports. Both stocks have attractive call/put volume ratios.
: NFLX |  News, Ratings, and Charts

The Best FAANG Stock to Own This Month

Why I believe that of the five stocks that comprise the acronym FAANG, Netflix (NFLX) is the stock to own in August.
: SQ |  News, Ratings, and Charts

3 Stocks Options Traders Should Target

Square Inc (NYSE:SQ), clean energy stock Enphase Energy Inc (NASDAQ:ENPH), and food delivery service GrubHub Inc (NYSE:GRUB) are three stocks that have tended to exceed option traders' volatility expectations during the past year.

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