Brent Penfold is a 30-year veteran trader having begun his career in 1983 as an institutional trader with Bank America. In addition to being a professional trader Brent has authored a number of books and helps others through his educational and advisory services. As a trader Brent specialises in trading global index, currency and commodity futures. He is the author of two books, Trading The SPI (Wiley 2005) and The Universal Principles of Successful Trading (Wiley 2010). The latter becoming an international best seller. His third book, The Universal Tactics of Successful Trading (Wiley) is due out for publication in 2018. Brent publishes daily newsletters for active index, currency and commodity traders and is a popular and sought after international speaker who has presented to traders throughout the Asia Pacific region.