Investing in stocks looks like a simple and easy way to make money – you buy stocks, wait for it to appreciate, and sell the stocks for a profit. But how do you go analyzing which company to invest in or maybe you should invest in an index? Why should you and what does it mean?
If you’re looking for investors book to read that will give you deep insight and improve your ability as an investor, we’d recommend these books.
1. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
You’ll want to start with this book which is considered to be the bible of investing. First published about 70 years ago, this book still holds true to today’s stock market. Benjamin Graham wisdom on portfolio management is as true as ever, and it will help you avoid rookie mistakes.
2. Learn to Earn: A Beginner’s Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business by Peter Lynch’s
If you want to know all the fundamentals of capitalism, in relation to investing and your personal finance, this book will teach you all that. Most people don’t really know how the stock market works, but in this book, you can see investment opportunities everywhere.
3. Technical Analysis of Stock Trends by John Magee and Robert D. Edwards
This is one of the best books for the market’s predictability and interpreting investors. It also taught investors how to turn profit notwithstanding how the market was doing.
4. Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle
This is one of the most recommended books on Index Funds as it explains how it works and why the index is one of the best forms of investment. Even better, the easy to read book will teach you that the way to wealth is based on common sense, and is slow and steady.
5. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip A. Fisher
This book by Philip teach you the everlasting investing strategies that have been in use for years and still hold true.