Bernie Schaeffer

Bernie Schaeffer is Chairman and CEO of Schaeffer's Investment Research, Inc. and author of The Option Advisor: Wealth-Building Techniques Using Equity and Index Options. Bernie has edited the Option Advisor newsletter since its inception in 1981.

Recent Articles By The Author

Human Genome Sciences Perks Up

Shares of the biotech firm rally amid a sharp spike in options activity. Is an FDA ruling coming?

Vetting VIX Options

Buying VIX calls may prove prohibitively expensive. Selling VIX puts might be an interesting proposition.

Put Your Chips on David vs. Goliath

AMD continues to outshine Intel, but you wouldn't know it judging from the analysts or put/call activity.

Don't Believe the Hype

All the 'Dow 11,000' excitement fails to recognize the ongoing woeful performance of big-caps vs. small.

A Bullish Posture, but With Caveats

Technical and options indicators suggest strength for the SPY, but not without challenges.