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I did a search and couldn't find any other threads on this. What do you guys think are the best books on investing out there?

 

My tops are:

 

The Intelligent Investor - Ben Graham (especially the version with commentary from Jason Zweig)

The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing - Pat Dorsey

The Essays of Warren Buffett - Warren Buffett

Buffet - The Making of an American Capitalist - Roger Lowenstein

The New Buffettology - Mary Buffett & David Clark

One Up On Wall Street - Peter Lynch

Sensible Stock Investing - David Van Knapp

 

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Berkshire Hathaway chairman letters.....hey, it's free!  8)

 

The Warren Buffett portfolio by Hagstrom

One up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch

Investir à la bourse et s'enrichir by Bernard Mooney

 

(...)

 

"Buy very few and die with them" investing by Partner24 (a 1 line book)  ;)

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Phil Fisher's 'Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits'/'Paths to Wealth Through Common Stocks' really spoke to me (especially the later of the two)

 

I thought that 'The Snowball' was pretty good too, which I am under the impression a ton of people were disappointed with.

 

'Tulipomania' was pretty good for showing the absurdity of bubbles. I also really liked Hagstrom's 'Investing: The Last Liberal Art'

 

Obviously, anything by Graham is great too.

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Adding few to the list:

Poor Charlie's Almanack : The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

Security Analysis by Graham & Dodd

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip Fisher

 

 

On a side note: Charlie Munger praised and recommended title "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell at Wesco Meeting yesterday.

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It would be good to have another perspective on investing. Books by William Bernstein The Intelligent Asset Allocator and Four Pillars of Investing give a pretty compelling case for indexing. It would at the very least allow to properly evaluate one's performance by comparing to a more realistic benchmark instead of S&P 500 which I find is inappropriate for many value investors.

 

Vinod

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