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Michael C. Thomsett

Michael C. Thomsett has written more than 70 books on investment and financial topics, including The Options Trading Body of Knowledge, Options Trading for the Conservative Investor, Stock Profits: Getting to the Core, Winning with Options, The Leaps Strategist and the best-selling Getting Started in Options. His Investment and Securities Dictionary was named Outstanding Academic Book by Choice Magazine. Visit the author's website at www.MichaelThomsett.com.

1. Options Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial InstitutionsnewOptions Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial Institutions
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Options Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial InstitutionsDownload
Options Trading for the Institutional Investor: Managing Risk in Financial Institutions
3.
Investing with Covered Call Ratio Writing: How to Mitigate Risk and Improve Cash Flow (Video)Download
Investing with Covered Call Ratio Writing: How to Mitigate Risk and Improve Cash Flow (Video)
4.
Introduction to Trading and Investing with Options (Collection)Download
Introduction to Trading and Investing with Options (Collection)
5.
Options Strategies for the Agile Investor (Collection)Download
Options Strategies for the Agile Investor (Collection)
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4 Investing Fundamentals Everyone NeedsDownload
4 Investing Fundamentals Everyone Needs
7.
CMF--Chaikin Money Flow: Changes Anticipating Price ReversalDownload
CMF--Chaikin Money Flow: Changes Anticipating Price Reversal
8.
Energy Futures: What Traders Need to Know about the Energy MarketDownload
Energy Futures: What Traders Need to Know about the Energy Market
9.
Precious Metals: Heavy Demand Beyond the ObviousDownload
Precious Metals: Heavy Demand Beyond the Obvious
10.
Technical Analysis: Declining Range Days, Strong Reversal SignalsDownload
Technical Analysis: Declining Range Days, Strong Reversal Signals
11.
Technicals: Finding Invisible Trading GapsDownload
Technicals: Finding Invisible Trading Gaps
12.
Basic Candlestick Chart InvestingDownload
Basic Candlestick Chart Investing
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How Option Contracts WorkDownload
How Option Contracts Work
14.
Trading with Candlesticks: Visual Tools for Improved Technical Analysis and TimingDownload
Trading with Candlesticks: Visual Tools for Improved Technical Analysis and Timing
15. Trading with Candlesticks: Visual Tools for Improved Technical Analysis and Timing (paperback)Trading with Candlesticks: Visual Tools for Improved Technical Analysis and Timing (paperback)
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Option Trading Low-Risk Short Spread, TheDownload
Option Trading Low-Risk Short Spread, The
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Short Put, a Worthwhile Cash Cow, TheDownload
Short Put, a Worthwhile Cash Cow, The
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Perfect Swing Trading Alternative for Option Traders, TheDownload
Perfect Swing Trading Alternative for Option Traders, The
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Practical Considerations in Picking the Covered CallDownload
Practical Considerations in Picking the Covered Call
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Fundamental Criteria for Stock SelectionDownload
Fundamental Criteria for Stock Selection
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Guidelines for Options and Stock SelectionDownload
Guidelines for Options and Stock Selection
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Option Strategies: Going Bull or Bear in the Option Traders' MarketDownload
Option Strategies: Going Bull or Bear in the Option Traders' Market
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Option Traders' Market Basic Terms OverviewDownload
Option Traders' Market Basic Terms Overview
24.
Technical Indicators for Stock SelectionDownload
Technical Indicators for Stock Selection
25. Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits without Increasing Your Risk, 2nd EditionOptions Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits without Increasing Your Risk, 2nd Edition
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Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits without Increasing Your Risk,, 2nd EditionDownload
Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits without Increasing Your Risk,, 2nd Edition
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Put Option Strategies for Smarter Trading: How to Protect and Build Capital in Turbulent MarketsDownload
Put Option Strategies for Smarter Trading: How to Protect and Build Capital in Turbulent Markets
28. Put Option Strategies for Smarter Trading: How to Protect and Build Capital in Turbulent MarketsPut Option Strategies for Smarter Trading: How to Protect and Build Capital in Turbulent Markets
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Options Trading Body of Knowledge, The: The Definitive Source for Information About the Options IndustryDownload
Options Trading Body of Knowledge, The: The Definitive Source for Information About the Options Industry
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Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits Without Increasing Your RiskDownload
Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits Without Increasing Your Risk
31. Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits Without Increasing Your Risk (paperback)Options Trading for the Conservative Investor: Increasing Profits Without Increasing Your Risk (paperback)
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Stock Profits: Getting to the Core--New Fundamentals for a New Age, Adobe ReaderDownload
Stock Profits: Getting to the Core--New Fundamentals for a New Age, Adobe Reader

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How to Improve Your Odds with Put Ratio Backspreads
December 18, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options: A Holiday Poem
December 12, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - the B-S Pricing Model
December 7, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
William Shakespeare: A Sonnet about Options?
November 2, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Technical analysis - mastering the basics
October 23, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
What Are Your Options?
September 17, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Most Common Risk
August 28, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Business Books: Options Education Never Stops
August 1, 2012   
Topics: Business books
Options Trading: Options By the Great Poets?
July 25, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Mastering the Basics is Never All That Easy
July 16, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: The Dividend Collar, An Example
July 5, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Risk-free and double digits - is it possible?
June 29, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options: Comparison of Risks in Synthetic Stock
June 28, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Confusion about the Meaning of Volatility
June 27, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Dangers of Rolling Covered Calls
June 22, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Is Diversification Necessary?
June 21, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Style Guide
June 21, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading ? Another Look at Risk
June 20, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options: Credit Puts in a Swing Trading Program
June 15, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Why Buy Insurance Puts?
June 13, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Are Uncovered Positions Always High Risk?
June 12, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading - Confusion About Time Value
June 12, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: What Exactly Is a Synthetic Derivative?
May 24, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Strategies: The Oddly Named "Iron Butterfly"
May 1, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Books
May 1, 2012   
Topics: Business books
Options -- Covered Call Total Return
April 25, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Complex Strategies Are Not Always Better Strategies
April 23, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Option Speculations -- The New Bad Guys?
April 19, 2012   
Topics: Geo-politics
Options Trading: The Question of Suitability
April 18, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options: The Call Bear Spread - Worthwhile or Not?
April 16, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Know Your Tax Risks
April 4, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - Ultimate Leverage with Synthetics
March 26, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
4 Ways to Create Conservative Options Trading
March 22, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Timing Short-Term Trades
March 22, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
5 Powerful Ways to Swing Trade with Options
March 20, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
4 Ways to Turn High-Risk Naked Options Strategies into Low-Risk Ones
March 16, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Tasuki Gap
March 15, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
The Expanded Role of Options in the New, Modern Market
March 15, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
3 Ways to Take a New Look at the Uncovered Call - Is It Really High-Risk?
March 14, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Are You Really Conservative? -- 5 Reasons You Might Not Be
March 12, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Do We Really Understand What "Low-Risk" Means?
March 9, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: Side-by-Side Lines
March 8, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: The Abandoned Baby
March 1, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: Inside and Outside Formations
February 23, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The 7 Kinds of Straddles Every Trader Needs to Know
February 16, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Five Advantages in Using Synthetic Positions for Swing Trading
February 9, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Synthetic Short Sale
February 2, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Three Options-based Tax Planning Ideas for Carryover Losses
January 26, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: The Protected Covered Call Ratio
January 19, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Four Techniques to Reduce Risk in Covered Call Ratio Writing
January 12, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlesticks: Inside or Outside
January 5, 2012   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: 7 Straddles Every Trader Needs
December 29, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Christmas Visit
December 22, 2011   
Topics: Business Communication, Self Improvement
Options Trading: Five Reasons to Use Synthetic Positions for Swing Trading
December 15, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Synthetic Short Sales
December 8, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Three Options-based Tax Planning Ideas for Carryover Losses
November 30, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: The Protected Covered Call Ratio
November 23, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Four Ways to Reduce Covered Call Ratio Risks
November 17, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - thrusting lines and separating lines
November 10, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - meeting and piercing lines
November 3, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Webinar: Managing Risks in Trading Options
November 2, 2011   
Topics: Author Interviews
Candlesticks - Harami and Harami Cross
October 27, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the engulfing pattern
October 20, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - Single-Stick Reversal Signs
October 13, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - single-stick reversal signs
October 13, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the doji candlestick
October 6, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the Marubozu indicator
September 29, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Eight Types of Option Spreads
September 22, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Four Way to Decide Whether You Are an Investor or a Trader
September 15, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Don't Forget about the Value of Puts
September 8, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Four Important Points about Terminology
September 1, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- 10 Flexible Trading Rules to Remember
August 25, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Three kinds of Spreads: Horizontal, Vertical and Diagonal
August 18, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Is the Butterfly Spread a Worthwhile Strategy?
August 11, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Rules of Trading to Keep in Mind
August 4, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Stock Market Trading -- Does Paper Trading Work?
July 28, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas: The Stock Tip Quandary
July 21, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas: The Resistance/Support Exchange
July 14, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas: Resistance and Support Proximity as Confirmation Signals
July 7, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas - Candlesticks for Confirmation of Other Technical Signals
June 30, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - The Dividend Timing Strategy
June 23, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Technical Analysis: The Confirmation "Thing" Everyone Has Heard About
June 16, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - The Long Strategy: Benefits and Flaws
June 9, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Investing Tools: The Simplicity of the Trendline
June 2, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Investing Tools: The Basics of Candlesticks
May 26, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Setting Up an Emergency Cash Fund
May 19, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Mortgage acceleration as a planning tool
May 12, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Setting Your Own Debt Goals
May 5, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Home Mortgage Facts and Myths
April 28, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Synthetic Long Stock, Low-cost and Low-risk
April 21, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Language of Its Own
April 14, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Don't Program Yourself to Always Lose
April 7, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Deceptive Returns of Covered Calls
April 2, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Tax Season Note About "Qualified" Covered Calls
March 24, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Overlooked Put
March 17, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: It's All About Risk
March 10, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Short Puts, the Overlooked Strategy
March 3, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Upcoming Covered Call Webinar
March 3, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Total Return on Covered Calls
February 24, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Stocks Picking, A Short List
February 18, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Protecting Paper Profits with Options
February 10, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Quick Look at the Covered Call
February 3, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Reviewing the Basics
January 27, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading ? Another Look at Risk
January 20, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Know Your Tax Risks
January 13, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Timing Short-term Trades
January 6, 2011   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: the Tasuki Gap
December 30, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Holiday Poem
December 23, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: Side-By-Side Lines
December 16, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: The Abandoned Baby
December 9, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Patterns: Inside and Outside Formations
December 2, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
A Thanksgiving Options Poem
November 25, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The 7 Kinds of Straddles Every Trader Needs to Know
November 18, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Five reasons to use synthetic positions for swing trading
November 11, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Synthetic Short Sale
November 4, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Three options-based tax planning ideas for carryover losses
October 28, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: The Protected Covered Call Ratio
October 21, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Four Techniques to Reduce Risk in Covered Call Ratio Writing
October 14, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - thrusting lines and separating lines
October 7, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - meeting lines and piercing lines
September 30, 2010   
Topics: Business books
Candlestick Charting - the harami and harami cross patterns
September 23, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the engulfing pattern
September 16, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options trading: Dialogue from great literature ? "Gone with the Wind"
September 16, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the single-stick reversal signals
September 9, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Commentary by Literature's Big Names, a Labor Day Weekend Special
September 3, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting - the doji single-stick candle
September 2, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Candlestick Charting -- the Marubozu single-stick candle
August 26, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- The 8 important spread varieties every trader needs to know
August 19, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Four Way to Define Whether You Are an Investor or a Trader
August 12, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Five Benefits to Trading in Puts
August 5, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Four Things to Remember About Terminology
July 29, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Ten Advantages of Flexibility
July 22, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- 17 Odd Options Definitions You?ve Never Heard
July 15, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Horizontal, Vertical or Diagonal - Which Spread is For You
July 8, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - An Independence Day Poem
July 2, 2010   
Topics: Business & Management
Options Trading -- Is the Butterfly Spread Too Complicated?
July 1, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Remembering the Basic Rules of Trading
June 24, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading -- Can You Learn Enough with Paper Trading?
June 17, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas - Profound Questions to Ask about Stock Tips
June 10, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas - The Resistance/Support Flip
June 3, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Trading Ideas - Candlesticks as Valuable Confirmation Tools
May 27, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - Timing Swing Trading with Ex-dividend Date
May 20, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading - What You Should Know About the Basic Long Strategy
May 13, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
The Nashville May Day Flood of 2010 - Keeping Things in Perspective
May 6, 2010   
Topics: Business Communication, Self Improvement
Investing Tools - The Value in Trendlines
April 29, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Investing Tools - What's All the Fuss About Candlesticks?
April 22, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Setting Up an Emergency Cash Reserve
April 15, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Mortgage Acceleration Facts
April 8, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Effective Investment and Debt Policies
April 1, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Personal Financial Planning - Where the Home Mortgage Fits In
March 25, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Creating a Synthetic Long Stock Position
March 18, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Struggling with the Maze of Jargon
March 11, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Avoiding the "No-win" Strategy
March 4, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Which Options Give You the Best Returns in Covered Calls?
February 25, 2010   
Topics: Business books
Options Trading: The Mysteries of the "Qualified" Covered Call
February 18, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The put "don't get no respect."
February 11, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Keeping Risk Levels in Mind
February 4, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Value of the Short Put
January 28, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The Total Return Covered Call Model
January 20, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Picking the Right Stocks
January 14, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
New Options Books
January 11, 2010   
Topics: Business books
Options Trading: The Insurance Put
January 7, 2010   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: Some Covered Call Basics
December 31, 2009   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: An Options Christmas Poem
December 24, 2009   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: A Few of the Basics
December 17, 2009   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: How Options Actually Work
December 10, 2009   
Topics: Finance & Investing
Options Trading: The World of Risk and Reward
December 3, 2009   
Topics: Finance & Investing

Michael C. Thomsett