Daniel S. Shaffer is President & CEO of Shaffer Asset Management, Inc. He earned the designation of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in May of 1989 and is currently registered as inactive status with New York State. He obtained the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation in October of 1992 from the American College. In June of 1986, he received his Masters of Science Degree in Accounting from New York University. Dan also received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Communications from Syracuse University in December of 1982.
In January of 1983, Dan started his career as a floor trader for his own account on the New York Futures Exchange. From 1983 through 1989, he had been with such firms as Bear Stearns, Coopers & Lybrand (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Hambrecht & Quist (now owned by JPMorganChase). In 1989, Dan became an independent financial planner and money manager. He has been in the securities industry since 1983. In 2000, deciding to focus only on money management, he developed money management strategies of which he managed client and his own money utilizing stocks, futures and foreign exchange for individuals, major institutions and for his former hedge fund.
Dan’s technical analysis of the stock, currency and commodity futures markets has been widely recognized by the financial community and the media. He believes in helping others attain their financial goals by sharing his wealth of knowledge, research, investment experiences and technical analysis. One of the benefits of working with Daniel S. Shaffer is his ability to provide clear, easily understood explanations of his philosophy, strategies, methodologies and technical analysis techniques.
Dan is a regular guest contributor on the Fox Business Network, as well as making guest appearances on radio shows and he has been quoted in major business publications. Also, he is an invited keynote speaker, panel member and guest lecturer for many private organizations and public events.