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The Intelligent Investor
The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)
Benjamin Graham - Feb 21, 2006 (first published in 1949)
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More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback!The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market ConditionsThe greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields invest...
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street
The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing (Twelfth Edition)
Burton G. Malkiel - Jan 13, 2020 (first published in 1973)
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Whether you’re considering your first 401k contribution, contemplating retirement, or anywhere in between, A Random Walk Down Wall Street is the best investment guide money can buy. In this new edition, Burton G. Malkiel shares authoritative insights spanning the full range of investment opportunities—including valuable new material on cryptocurren...
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Peter Adeney
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The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns (Little Books. Big Profits)
John C. Bogle - Oct 16, 2017 (first published in 2007)
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The best-selling investing "bible" offers new information, new insights, and new perspectives The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effe...
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One Up On Wall Street
How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
Peter Lynch - Jan 01, 1989 (first published in 1988)
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Peter Lynch is managing director of the Fidelity Magellan Fund, the nation's largest and most profitable stock mutual fund. And now, after more than a decade of success, he shares his secrets in the best book yet on investing in stocks. Peter Lynch is managing director of the Fidelity Magellan Fund, the nation's largest and most profitable stock mu...
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The Essays of Warren Buffett
Lessons for Corporate America, Fifth Edition
Lawrence A. Cunningham - Oct 14, 2019
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The fifth edition of The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America continues a 25-year tradition of collating Warren Buffett's philosophy in a historic collaboration between Mr. Buffett and Prof. Lawrence Cunningham. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique com...
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Security Analysis
Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett (Security Analysis Prior Editions)
Benjamin Graham - Sep 24, 2008 (first published in 1962)
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"A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years."--From the Foreword by Warren E. BuffettFirst published in 1934, "Security Analysis" is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investin...
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Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
Philip A. Fisher - Aug 28, 2003 (first published in 1957)
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Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time. His investment philosophies, introduced almost forty years ago, are not only studied and applied by today's financiers and investors, but are also regarded by many as gospel. This book is invaluable reading and has been since it was first published in 1...
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Warren BuffettDJ Vlad
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You Can Be a Stock Market Genius
Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits
Joel Greenblatt - Feb 25, 1999 (first published in 1997)
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A comprehensive and practical guide to the stock market from a successful fund managerfilled with case studies, important background information, and all the tools youll need to become a stock market genius.Fund manager Joel Greenblatt has been beating the Dow (with returns of 50 percent a year) for more than a decade. And now, in this highly acces...
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Steve Burns
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The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need
Andrew Tobias - Apr 26, 2016 (first published in 1978)
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“The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name.” — Los Angeles Times “So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit.” — New York Times For nearly forty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million ...
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The Most Important Thing
Howard Marks - Jul 02, 2018 (first published in 2011)
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"This is that rarity, a useful book."--Warren BuffettHoward Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, ...
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Market Wizards
Interviews with Top Traders
Jack D. Schwager - Feb 07, 2012 (first published in 1989)
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The world's top trader's reveal the secrets of their phenomenal success!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. Sc...
The Four Pillars of Investing by William Bernstein
Margin of Safety by Seth A. Klarman
The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing by Taylor Larimore
Value Investing by Bruce C. N. Greenwald
The Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon Turner
Beating the Street by Peter Lynch
Poor Charlie's Almanack by Peter D. Kaufman
Principles by Ray Dalio
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre
When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein
Common Sense on Mutual Funds by John C. Bogle
Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy Siegel
Against the Gods by Peter L. Bernstein
Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
The Little Book That Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt
Your Money and Your Brain by Jason Zweig
Extraordinary Popular Delusions by Charles MacKay
The Alchemy of Finance by George Soros
The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
Buffett by Roger Lowenstein
The Elements of Investing by Burton G. Malkiel
How to Make Money in Stocks by William O'Neil
The Money Game by Adam Smith
What Works on Wall Street by James O'Shaughnessy
Buffettology by Mary Buffett
Manias, Panics and Crashes by C. Kindleberger
The Outsiders by William N. Thorndike
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
The Big Short by Michael Lewis
Berkshire Hathaway Letters to Shareholders by Warren Buffett
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin
The Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary Keller
The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom
Millionaire Teacher by Andrew Hallam
The Little Book That Still Beats the Market by Joel Greenblatt
The ABCs of Real Estate Investing by Ken McElroy
All About Asset Allocation, Second Edition by Richard Ferri
Financial Shenanigans by Howard Schilit
MONEY Master the Game by Tony Robbins
The Clash of the Cultures by John C. Bogle
Unconventional Success by David F. Swensen
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou
The Simple Path to Wealth by J L Collins
Trading in the Zone by Mark Douglas
Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler
More Money Than God by Sebastian Mallaby
Good Strategy Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt
The Dhandho Investor by Mohnish Pabrai
The Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier
Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat by David M Greene
Competition Demystified by Bruce C. Greenwald
If You Can by William J Bernstein
Crushing It in Apartments and Commercial Real Estate by Brian H Murray
Long-Distance Real Estate Investing by David Greene
Raising Private Capital by Matt Faircloth
The Little Book That Builds Wealth by Pat Dorsey
Millennial Money by Patrick O'Shaughnessy
The Quest for Alpha by Larry E. Swedroe
The Ultimate Dividend Playbook by Josh Peters
A Man for All Markets by Edward O. Thorp
A Wealth of Common Sense by Ben Carlson
Dual Momentum Investing by Gary Antonacci
Expected Returns by Antti Ilmanen
The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
New American Standard Bible by The Lockman Foundaiton
The Innovator's Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" by Richard P. Feynman
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Sam Walton by Sam Walton
Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall
Zero to One by Peter Thiel
Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money by Dave Ramsey
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
"What Do You Care What Other People Think?" by Richard P. Feynman
When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett
EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey
Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar
Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey
The New Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager
Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard by Mark Minervini
Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
Fortune's Formula by William Poundstone
Walkable City by Jeff Speck
Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques by Steve Nison
The Intelligent Asset Allocator by William Bernstein
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets by John J. Murphy
Valuation by McKinsey & Company Inc.