Books

CEO’s Message – NOTE: I have read a lot of books lately and am in the process of updating this list.

All the books below are books that I have read and thought they were very valuable reads. Unlike other sites that market any book, I have read every book below and think they are excellent publications.

I am categorizing them into different topics. I am constantly reading new books and updating this page so check back frequently.

Value Investment Books

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition) By Benjamin Graham. The “Bible of investing” . Warren Buffett has stated this is the best investment book ever written. This is a must read for all value investors

Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett By Benjamin Graham. This is a more comprehensive book of “the bible of investing”. This is the newest edition with commentary from some of the leading value investors of our time.

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short by David Einhorn. Book on Einhorn’s short of Allied Capital, but gets a great deal into his investment style.

The Interpretation of Financial Statements By Benjamin Graham. Good short book by Graham explaining how to read financial statements.

One Up On Wall Street : How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market By Peter Lynch. This book and Beating the street are must reads for investors. Great for beginning investors, since he uses simple words to explain the concepts behind his method of investing.

Beating the Street By Peter Lynch. Another great book which details methods Lynch used over the years to outperform the market. If you want to know Lynch’s investment style I suggest you read both books

John Neff on Investing By John Neff. Great book by one of the best money managers of all time. Neff walks you through his years as a fund manager and explains in detail the rational behind his stock picks.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings ByPhilip Fisher. Another book Buffett considers a must read, written by his mentor Philip Fisher. Although, the investment concepts Fisher uses are hard and time consuming, I think anyone would benefit from learning his style of investing

Contrarian Investment Strategies – The Next Generation By David Dreman. Written by the original contrarian David Dreman, this book is a simple explanation of investment strategies that can achieve very high returns. This book also explains investor psychology and the Herd mentality that exists on Wall Street.

The New Contrarian Investment Strategy By David Dreman. Another great book by Dreman where he goes into detail about investor psychology and why you should avoid the “hot stocks” of the day

The Little Book That Beats the Market By Joel Greenblatt. Written by an investor who possibly has the best investment record of all time. Greenblatt explains two simple criteria that investors can use to obtain excellent results. He even has a wesbite that helps you implement the ideas in the book and put them into practice for your portfolio.

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