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The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) (Collins Business Essentials)
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) (Collins Business Essentials)
"Buffett highly recommends this one, especially Chapters 8 (buy low, sell high) and 20 (margin of safety). These chapters are an intro. to the mindset of contrarian & value investors. A great book."
John Neff on Investing
John Neff on Investing
"Excellent book on investing by a master of the art. Highly recommended."
Quality of Earnings
Quality of Earnings
"Great introductory book with timeless material."
Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports, Second Edition
Financial Shenanigans: How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks & Fraud in Financial Reports, Second Edition
"Great introductory, yet timeless book. Also required reading for the Level 2 CFA exam, June 2004."
Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged
"Should be required reading for high school and college attendees. But that might not enhance social cohesion."
Security Analysis: The Classic 1934 Edition
Security Analysis: The Classic 1934 Edition
"This tome is known by everyone, but has been read by only a few."
The Money Masters: Nine Great Investors: Their Winning Strategies and How You Can Apply Them
The Money Masters: Nine Great Investors: Their Winning Strategies and How You Can Apply Them
"Fun reading for inspiration."
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
"Excellent book."
Principles of Corporate Finance(R) + Student CD + Corporate Governance Trade Book + Standard & Poor's + Ethics in Finance PowerWeb
Principles of Corporate Finance(R) + Student CD + Corporate Governance Trade Book + Standard & Poor's + Ethics in Finance PowerWeb
"Used in UC Berkeley's undergraduate and graduate finance courses. A fascinating and accessible text that covers a wide range of modern finance. One of the few texts I remember enjoying in college."
Value Investing: A Balanced Approach
Value Investing: A Balanced Approach
"Entry-level book with good insight into why corporate structure matters."
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors
"A lot of good information about competition, industry evolution, and business generally. Cited widely."
Wall Street
Wall Street
"Gekko: criminal, or hero?"
The Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Corporate America
The Essays of Warren Buffett : Lessons for Corporate America
"Nice to know that Arthur Levitt, among others, won't go down as the "father" of corporate accountability. It's common sense, and it's been around for a long time."
The Little Book That Beats the Market
The Little Book That Beats the Market
"I find Greenblatt's works funny and marginally interesting. The benefit here is insight into a great investor's methods. This book details a screen for stocks that tend to handily outperform."
You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits
You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits
"A more complex and interesting Greenblatt read than his "Little Book". Doesn't come with a pre-defined screen for high-return stocks."
Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd Edition
Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd Edition
"A moderately challenging introduction to financial analysis. Well done."
The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future
The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future
"Every man, woman, and child in America carries a $110,000+ liability through government debts and promises. You will be taxed to the hilt in the near future. Our leaders lie about this. Read it."
The Sleuth Investor: Uncover the Best Stocks Before They make Their Move
The Sleuth Investor: Uncover the Best Stocks Before They make Their Move
"Good insight about how to make money as an enterprising investor. Many aren't."
Next Generation Excel: Modeling in Excel for Analysts and MBAs
Next Generation Excel: Modeling in Excel for Analysts and MBAs
"For the financial modelers out there: this will teach anyone new Excel shortcuts that will save time consistently."
The Rediscovered Benjamin Graham: Selected Writings of the Wall Street Legend
The Rediscovered Benjamin Graham: Selected Writings of the Wall Street Legend
Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond
Mr. Market Miscalculates: The Bubble Years and Beyond
"Seth Klarman (of Baupost, a very highly regarded manager at an enormous hedge fund) and numerous others recommend essentially anything written by James Grant. His newsletter and books are consistently good."
Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue
Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue
"A book written by a hedge fund manager that shows the genius and incredible doggedness that goes into some the best (usually non-published) research on Wall Street."
Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor
Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor
"This is a great book written by one of the most respected hedge fund managers of our day. I recommend finding the digital copy online for free rather than paying $1,000 for your own hard copy."