Why Dan Shaffer?
*He has been investing, trading and analyzing market trends since 1983.
*He shares his expertise of past and potential future economic trends based on his extensive research and analysis
*His common sense approach to complicated financial matters will demonstrate how short-, medium- and long-term cycles heavily influence global and domestic economies along with the financial, commodity and currency markets
*He stays on top of the markets on a daily basis and constantly analyzes new developing trends
Dan Shaffer is not your average speaker. As an investment advisor, trader, business owner and regular guest contributor on the Fox Business Network, Dan brings his opinions and experiences to life on what’s going on in the real world of economics and the markets. With his strong communication skills, dynamic interaction, and entertaining approach, he shares his riveting research and detailed analysis of global and domestic economic conditions, and how to recognize and navigate current market and political trends.
Dan is the author of “Profiting in Economic Storms: A Historic Guide to Surviving Depression, Deflation, Hyperinflation, and Market Bubbles” published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
As an investment advisor, trader and innovator veteran for more than 30 years, Dan began his career on the floor of the New York Futures Exchange, as a self-employed 21 year old trader. After working with Bear Stearns & Company, Coopers & Lybrand, Hambrecht & Quist and Northwestern Mutual/Robert W. Baird & Company, he founded his own firm, Shaffer Asset Management. He has been recognized by the financial community as a creative, mathematical and systematic researcher for analyzing market trends and the cycle behaviors behind them.
Dan earned the certification of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1989, obtained the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation in 1992 from the American College. In 1986, Dan received his Masters of Science Degree in Accounting from New York University and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Communications from Syracuse University in 1982.
Dan encourages others to follow their dreams regardless of obstacles that may seem to get in the way. Dan is the father of 3 children, 2 of which have special needs.