Schaeffer’s Investment Research is the #1 publisher of options trading recommendations in the world, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded by CEO Bernie Schaeffer in 1981, we’re celebrating 39 years at the forefront of the thriving options industry. From our flagship Option Advisor newsletter to our expertly curated array of real-time trading services, we’ve got options for every investor.
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Tony Venosa, CMT | Senior Options Strategist@Schaeffer's Investment Research
Tony Venosa, CMT, is a Senior Options Strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research. He has over 20 years of trading experience under his belt — including a stint in the mid-’90s clerking in the S&P 500 trading pits in Chicago, plus time spent as a commodity broker and proprietary day trader. A graduate of Miami University with a B.S. in finance and decision sciences, Venosa earned his Chartered Market Technician designation in 2008, and has been part of Schaeffer’s in-house research team since 2010.
Matthew Timpane, CMT | Senior Market Strategist@Schaeffer's Investment Research
Matthew Timpane, CMT, is a senior market strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research. With over a decade of experience in investing, his areas of expertise include managing multi-strategy portfolios, trend-following, and trade execution efficiency. Mr. Timpane earned his B.S. in business from the University of Wisconsin.
Bryan Sapp | Senior Market Strategist@Schaeffer's Investment Research
Bryan Sapp, CFA, is the Senior Market Strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, specializing in volatility, short-term equity trading, and macro analysis. Sapp, a ten-year veteran of the Schaeffer’s research team, holds a B.S. in Economics and an MBA with an entrepreneurship focus from the University of Louisville, and is a CFA Charterholder. Once a highly ranked poker player who amassed over $2 million in tournament winnings, Sapp has translated his skill for strategic plays into producing monster returns in Schaeffer’s swing trading services
Chris Prybal | Senior Market Strategist@Schaeffer's Investment Research
Chris Prybal is a Senior Market Strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research. A lifelong student of the markets, he made his first trades before he even began attending the University of Cincinnati, where he studied finance and treasury management. Prybal’s areas of expertise include option premium buying and selling, and his equity and market research have been cited by Barron’s, MarketWatch, Forbes, Investopedia, and the Cincinnati Business Courier.