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Jeff Bierman

Academic Degrees

MBA, Finance, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, 1991
BA, Sociology and English Literature, University of California at Berkeley, 1988

Professional Certifications

Chartered Market Technician (CMT)


Jeffrey Bierman is one of the security industry's leading technical analysts with more than 28 years of experience. He is currently a daily lecturer on which is an online educational resource platform for professional market traders. Prior to joining TheoTrade, Bierman spent eight years at TD Ameritrade serving as the company chief market​ technician. At TD Ameritrade, Bierman built educational content, taught technical and fundamental trading strategies, and assisted in the development and design of thinkorSwim's charting package, which is considered the gold standard in the brokerage industry.

Bierman started his career as a NASDAQ market maker assistant, and shortly thereafter made the jump to running his own hedge fund which he successfully managed for more than 10 years. He has worked in a variety of roles within the securities industry, including portfolio manager, buy-side analyst, sell-side analyst, market technician and sales trader.

Bierman currently teaches FIN 380 Cases in Financial Decision-Making, a capstone course designed to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to apply and integrate knowledge acquired from their previous finance courses. Bierman is also an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business, where he teaches FINC 335 Investments in the undergraduate program, and FINC 452 Investment Management and FINC 553 Applied Portfolio Management​ in the graduate program.