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For this page consider, Learning Investors - brand new investors to those who have invested their own money for years.  Serious Investor - manage their own portfolio, can explain all investing basics (see investing terms below) and many advanced concepts.  Speculator (or trader) - similar to serious investor and seek speculative and trading profits (for at least a portion of the portfolio).

  • Highly Recommended Learn to Earn: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild, 1996. An excellent book to start with. Serious Investor: Recommended.   Learning Investors: Must Read.
  • Highly Recommended   Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, 1997. A classic: not the easiest book to read but if you are serious about investing this is a must. Serious Investor: Must Read.
  • Highly Recommended   The Intelligent Investor: A Book of Practical Counsel by Benjamin Graham, updated by Jason Zweig. 5th, Revised Edition, 2003. This new edition includes an introduction and an introduction by one of Graham's best-known disciples, Warren Buffett. Again not an easy read but a must for serious investors. Serious Investor: Must Read.
  • Highly Recommended   The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America by Warren Buffett, 2001 (revised), Edited by Lawrence A. Cunningham. Serious Investor: Must Read.   Learning Investor: Must Read.   Speculator: Highly Recommended.
  • Highly Recommended Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre, reprint Edition, ©1925, 1995. Recommended for experienced investors. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculator: Must Read.
  • Highly Recommended How I Made $2,000,000 in the Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas, reissued 1986. Curious Cat Darvas Review. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculator: Must Read.
  • Highly Recommended How to Make Money in Stocks: a winning system in good times or bad by William O'Neil, 3rd Edition, 2002. Curious Cat O'Neil Review. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculator: Must Read
  • Highly Recommended   Bogle on Mutual Funds: New Perspectives for the Intelligent Investor by John C. Bogle, 1994. (hardcover). Very good for beginners. Learning Investors: Highly Recommended.
  • The Warren Buffett Way: Investment Strategies of the World's Greatest Investor by Robert G. Hagstrom. Reprint Edition, 1997. Learning Investor: Recommended.   Serious Investor: Highly Recommended. Some book on Buffet, or his shareholder letters, are a must read for all investors.
  • Investment Biker: Around the World With Jim Rogers by Jim Rogers, 1995. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculators: Recommended
  • Beating the Street by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild, 1994. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculators: Recommended.
  • One Up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild, Reprint Edition, 1990. Serious Investor: Highly Recommended.   Speculators: Recommended.
  • The Future for Investors: Why the Tried and the True Triumph Over the Bold and the New by Jeremy Siegel, 2005.
  • Take on the Street by Arthur Levitt, 2002. Serious Investor: Recommended.   Learning Investors: Highly Recommended. Read the Curious Cat review.
  • The Money Masters by John Train, Reissue Edition, 1994. Easy to read chapters on successful investors: Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett, John Templeton, Philip Fisher, Paul Cabot, Stanley Kroll, T. Rowe Price, Larry Tisch and Robert Wilson. Learning Investors: Highly Recommended.
  • The New Money Masters by John Train, 1994. On Jimmy Rogers, Michael Steinhardt, Philip Carret, George Soros, George Michaelis, John Neff, Ralph Wanger, and Peter Lynch. (audio tape) Learning Investors: Highly Recommended.
  • Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve by George Soros, Byron Wien and Krisztina Koenen, 1995. Only for the serious student of investing.
  • The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market by George Soros, 1994. Difficult to read but if you can get through it quite enlightening.
  • Serious Investors and Speculators (traders) should be familiar with the ideas of: Peter Lynch, Warren Buffet, Graham and Dodd, George Soros, Jimmy Rodgers, Willaim O'Neil, Jesse Livermore, John Templeton, Nicolas Darvas, John Bogle, Charlie Munger, Philip Fisher.