Former equity analyst at Wells Capital Management, Pieter Stalenhoef served as the consumer, media, and healthcare analyst on the Wells Fargo Global Opportunities Fund, which is a consistently top-ranked fund with a four star rating by Morningstar. While handling this role, he drew on his investment management training from Boston University to analyze small and mid-cap global stocks.

Explaining the key difference between small and mid-cap stocks, Pieter Stalenhoef clarifies that small cap stocks belong to companies whose market capitalization ranges between $300 million and $2 billion, whereas mid cap stocks are offered by larger companies that have a market capitalization between $2 billion and $10 billion.

Pieter is currently serving as a Financial Planner at Highland Financial Group, Wellesley, Massachusetts, and is also working on two books. As far as his academic background is concerned, he is a bachelor's degree holder in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and also has a master's degree in Investment Management from Boston University.

About Pieter Stalenhoef

Pieter Stalenhoef is an aspiring novelist who is currently working for Highland Financial Group, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, as a Financial Planner. He is a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and a Master of Investment Management from Boston University. He has been a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society for more than 18 years now. In addition to that, Pieter has also made an appearance on Barron's Magazine for his interviews about Femsa, a Mexican convenience store chain, and MBT, a Russian telecom company.