The 15 Best Investing Books Of All Time
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What books should you be reading about investing your money?
I always try to read as much as I can, sometimes 2-3 books in several days. I was recently asked what books I’d recommend for investing and the pressure was on to pick a top favorite! I can’t pick a favorite, so instead I decided to share a list of the top 15 books I think everyone should pick up.
These are in no particular order:
1. You Can Be A Stock Market Genius by Joel Greenblatt
This book is a practical guide to the stock market – all written by a successful fund manager named Joel Greenblatt who has had 50% returns per year. Inside, the book is filled with case studies, background info, and all the tools you need to become a “genius.” I like that this book assumes you’ve already gripped the basics, as it makes moving into what you need to do an easy one.
If you've never heard of Greenblatt, he's the founder and a managing partner of Gotham Capital, which has (at the time of this writing) achieved 40% annualized returns since its inception in 1985. He's also a professor at Columbia Business School and the former chairman of the board of a Fortune 500 company. There is a lot you can learn from this man. I also encourage you to read his other books: