Title: Wise Up! A Portfolio Manager's Guide to ...
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Collectible-Good+
Signed: Signed by Author
Collectible; Signed and Inscribed by Author. Light soiling and bumping present. Good+ condition. Light to moderate shelfwear, clean pages. May have bumped edges/corners. Binding intact. (V67). Bookseller Inventory # 100408862
Synopsis: This book will make better investors of people who have a lot, a little orabsolutely no experience in the stock market, but want to use theirintelligence, common sense, and knowledge and curiosity about theworld to make better and more profitable investment decisions. There isno simple formula for successful investing. Successful investing is partcommon sense, hard work, knowledge, and art form. Hopefully whatfollows will impart some of these qualities to those who read it.Although I am a professional investor, I wrote this book in an easy to understandstyle. As my college professors can attest, I was a poor student of financeand accounting-I found the subjects extremely boring. Once in theworking world, though, I discovered that finance was exciting anddynamic. However, having been through the drudgery of textbook andclassroom learning, I wanted to write a book for others that would makefinance and investing easy to understand, interesting, useful, and relevant.This book will primarily address the skills and knowledge needed tosuccessfully invest in publicly traded stocks, but some of the topicsdiscussed will also aid the reader in evaluating investments in other assettypes, such as real estate, private businesses, and fixed incomeinstruments, such as bonds.
About the Author: The author, Edward Silverstein, is a mutual fund portfolio manager for oneof the largest money managers in the United States. He has beeninvesting professionally for more than decade. Prior to that, Edward wasemployed as a public accountant and worked at the New York StockExchange in the Enforcement Division, where he investigated reports ofbroker abuses. Edward has an undergraduate degree in accounting, aMaster?s of Business Administration, and a law degree. He passed theNew York State Bar Examination in 1995 and successfully earned theCertified Financial Analyst designation in 1999. Mr. Silverstein lives inNew York City with his wife, young son, and two cats.
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