Recently we released Part 1 and Part 2 of our list of 10 Of The Best Stock Market Investing Books Of All Time (2023). This week we’ve added a further ten. This list is by no means complete and is certainly not in any particular order. If you’re an investor take some time to check out the books on this list, they’ll provide you with an awesome starting point for your investing education. Feel feed to add your favorites in the comment section below.
- The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason. Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as simple as that found in the Bible, these fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys. Acclaimed as a modern-day classic, this celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of-and a solution to-your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime.
- Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis. In Michael Lewis’s game-changing bestseller, a small group of Wall Street iconoclasts realize that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders. They band together–some of them walking away from seven-figure salaries–to investigate, expose, and reform the insidious new ways that Wall Street generates profits. If you have any contact with the market, even a retirement account, this story is happening to you.
- Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Taleb. Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.
- The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis. The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower- and middle-class Americans who can’t pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren’t talking.
- Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre, Digital Fire. ‘Reminiscences of a Stock Operator’ is the most widely read, highly recommended investment book ever. Generations of readers have found that it has more to teach them about markets and people than years of experience. Among the most compelling and enduring pieces ever written on trading, the new Illustrated Edition brings this story to life like never before.
- Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts by Annie Duke. Poker champion turned business consultant Annie Duke teaches you how to get comfortable with uncertainty and make better decisions as a result.
- The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder. The personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as “The Oracle of Omaha”–for fans of the HBO documentary Becoming Warren Buffett. Here is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom.
- Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager. How do the world’s most successful traders amass tens, hundreds of millions of dollars a year? Are they masters of an occult knowledge, lucky winners in a random market lottery, natural-born virtuosi—Mozarts of the markets? In search of an answer, bestselling author Jack D. Schwager interviewed dozens of top traders across most financial markets.
- How to Make Money in Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times and Bad, Fourth Edition by William J. O’Neil. The bestselling guide to buying stocks, from the founder of Investor’s Business Daily-now completely revised and updated.
- Coffee Can Investing: the low risk road to stupendous wealth by Saurabh Mukherjea, Rakshit Ranjan. Most people invest in the usual assets: real estate, gold, mutual funds, fixed deposits and stock markets. It’s always the same four or five instruments. All they end up making is a measly 8 to 12 per cent per annum. Those who are exceptionally unfortunate get stuck in the middle of a crash and end up losing a lot of money. What if there was another way? What if you could make not 10 not 15 but 20 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) on your investments? What if there was a way to grow your money four to five times whilst taking half the risk compared to the overall market?
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