Mark D. Mandel Releases 'Small Investor Playbook'
Hoping to provide small investors with a better understanding of the equity marketplace, the advantages and resources that institutions possess and ways to neutralize and even capitalize on those dynamics, author Mark D. Mandel has penned "Small Investor Playbook: Analyze Companies Like the Pros" (published by AuthorHouse).
"Small Investor Playbook" outlines the advantages that professional investors have over small stock market investors, and how technology and regulations have sought to provide a more level playing field in this market. This leveling is shown throughout the book by Mandel as he identifies specific measures that readers can use to neutralize some of the advantages professionals have. He also gives readers a guide/playbook that helps them see the key metrics and topics for each of the Standard & Poor 500's 24 industry groups.
It is Mandel's hope that after completing his book, readers will become more familiar with the market and how it operates. "I want my readers, small investors, to understand the general environment they are operating in when they buy and sell stock," he says, "as well as how the pros analyze each industry group."
"Small Investor Playbook"
By Mark D. Mandel, CFA
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 256 pages | ISBN 9781491815540
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 256 pages | ISBN 9781491815557
E-Book | 256 pages | ISBN 9781491815533
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Mark D. Mandel has been an investment professional for 30 years. Most recently, he provided research coverage of leading retailers and auto-related companies for ThinkEquity LLC. Prior to joining ThinkEquity, he covered the retail sector for firms such as Salomon Brothers, ABN Amro and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. He also has extensive investment experience with the asset management arm of a major insurance company and actively manages his own investment portfolio. He has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal All-Star Survey and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Public Broadcasting System's Nightly Business Report.
As a Wall Street analyst, Mandel has published extensively on the retail sector, including analyses of leading companies,
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