Lou Schizas is best known for his work as an equities analyst for the Canadian specialty channel BNN:Business News Network (formerly Report on Business Television) since its launch in September 1999 until August 24, 2007. Schizas claims on his website Happy Capitalism that he analyzed over 16,000 stocks during his time with BNN. He was also a daily contributor to national network CTV’s morning flagship program, Canada AM.
Schizas continues to be an on-air radio personality on Corus Entertainment radio stations AM640 (CFMJ) in Toronto and AM980 (CINW) in London. Schizas continues to teach Finance at the Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Lou is now a contributor to globeinvestor.com
Before joining BNN, Schizas was a financial adviser based in Calgary where he sold tax-sheltered investments. He has also written a financial column for the Calgary Sun, hosted a radio program called The Money Manager on AM 1060 CKMX and performed media relations work for community groups.
Schizas holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and did graduate work at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also holds Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.
Although Schizas is a Canadian citizen, he grew up in New York City. He is the son of a Greek-American father and a French-Canadian mother.
On Thursday August 31, 2017 Mr. Schizas became the first business analyst to provide regular bitcoin quotes on radio during his hourly reports on Talk Radio AM640
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