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Michael Thomsett

author Image Michael C. Thomsett is author of over 70 books, including “Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting” (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) and “Getting Started in Options,” 8th edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2010). He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and writes full time (www.michaelthomsett.com).


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Areas of Expertise: options

Website: www.michaelthomsett.com

Books: Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting,” “Trading With Candlesticks," “Getting Started in Options,” “The Options Trading Body of Knowledge,” “Options Trading for the Conservative Investor” and “Winning With Options

Topics Presented in Speeches: options, technical analysis, trading, investing, real estate and business management

Biography:
Michael C. Thomsett is the author of over 70 books, including “Bloomberg Visual Guide to Candlestick Charting” (Bloomberg Press, 2012); “Trading With Candlesticks” (FT Press, 2010); “Getting Started in Options,” which is in its 8th edition (Wiley, 2010); “The Options Trading Body of Knowledge” (FT Press, 2009); “Options Trading for the Conservative Investor” (FT Press, 2010); and “Winning With Options” (Amacom, 2008). He also writes extensively on technical analysis, candlestick charting, and a wide range of other investment topics. Before starting his writing career in 1978, Thomsett was an accountant. From 1978 through 1984 he wrote part time and was a consultant in the financial services industry. He has been writing full time since 1985 and lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  1. Trading Strategies »

    Three Basic Candlestick Formations to Improve Your Timing

    Three candlestick formations—the abandoned baby, white soldiers and black crows, and the engulfing pattern—can signal changes in price trends.

    April 2012 | Journal

  2. Four Fundamental Tests Every Stock Investor Should Use image

    Stock Strategies »

    Four Fundamental Tests Every Stock Investor Should Use

    Four indicators are key to stock analysis and can help evaluate a company relative to both its past and its peers.

    April 2011 | Journal

  3. Trading Strategies »

    The Covered Call: An Income-Generating Options Strategy

    Writing covered calls can add extra income to a buy-and-hold strategy, but it limits profits on the underlying stock.

    August 2010 | Journal