Michael C. Thomsett is the author of more than 80 books, including many FT Press projects (Stock Profits: Getting to the Core, Put Option Strategies, The Options Trading Body of Knowledge, Options Trading for the Conservative Investor, Options Trading for the Institutional Investor, and Trading with Candlesticks). He also has written several other books on the topics of technical analysis, candlesticks, and options trading. Thomsett is the cofounder of the education site ThomsettOptions.com, where he manages a virtual portfolio emphasizing technical analysis and candlestick charting as required trading skills; there, he has executed trades using the system explained in Profiting from Technical Analysis and Candlestick Indicators. He is a frequent speaker at investment and trading conventions and trade shows, and he teaches several classes for Moody’s and the New York Institute of Finance. Thomsett lives in Nashville, Tennessee.