“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
– Benjamin Franklin
Here below, you can find a short list of good books about investment. We decided to provide a narrow list with a few serious books. Click on the image of the book covers to be redirected to a web page where you can buy these books.
Some great books to do stock-picking
Benjamin Graham: The Intelligent Investor & Securitiy Analysis
Benjamin Graham is one of most influential economists and investment advisors of the twentieth century. His philosophy of "value investing" which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies has made his books the stock market bibles ever since their publications.
In security analysis foreword, Warren Buffet wrote: "A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years."
One Up On Wall Street : How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
Peter Lynch is one of US most legendary investment manager. He believes like us that average investors can develop great picking skills with little training and preform just as well on their invesmtnets as Wall Street professionals by doing just a little research.
This book is a national best selling book that every investor should own.
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings
Philip A. FIsher was once called "one of the great investors of all time" by the finacial data firm Morningstar. And this extremely popular book made him a legend in Growth Investing.
You can also note that our very favourite investor Warren Buffet recommends warmly this book for reading to anyone wanting to learn about stock investments.
Some great books to learn about options trading
Option Greeks in Plain English
This books is to teach you the basics of options, these tricky contracts that can go up in prices even if their underlying stock is going down in value. You should definitely start reading it if you are serious about investing in options.
Profiting with Iron Condor Options
Condor Options are actually combinations of options. This book shows how to combine options in order to have a protfolio that actually makes money both ways: when the market goes up and when it goes down.
Options for the Beginner and Beyond
Another book that we like about options.
The Bible of Options Strategies
A self-explanatory title. We like this book very much as it gives a comprehensive view about different combinations of option strategies.
A must read at some time if you want to trade options.