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Top 15 Books on Investment, Trading and Stock Market

17 March 2022

Individuals who invest in stocks and mutual funds are always looking to maximise their portfolio returns. One needs to learn regularly and stay updated to find out the most suitable market strategies and make the best possible moves. 

There are several books on stock market investing, which are suitable for individuals seeking guidance on investment. This article provides a list of some of the best finance books on trading and investment.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

Written by Warren Buffet’s mentor, The Intelligent Investor is considered the Bible of investing. It deals with the philosophy of value investing and explains all fundamentals of the stock market brilliantly. 

One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch

Top investor Peter Lynch penned down his successful style of investment in this book. It provides essential details on how to choose a stock and how to invest. It also talks about the dynamics of the market.

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

This book provides a detailed difference between working for money and making money work for an individual. It offers insight into financial independence and creating wealth via numerous assets.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip Arthur Fisher

The next on the list of best finance books is Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits. It charts the way of investing in potential blue-chip stocks and provides an idea regarding growth investing. 

Bulls, Bears and Other Beasts by Santosh Nair

A fantastic account of the Indian stock market, this book lays down notable incidents of the Indian stock market since liberalisation. Nair provides interesting anecdotes about stock market investing in India through the fictional character of Mr. Lalchand Gupta. 

The Alchemy of Finance by George Soros

In this book, successful investor George Soros provides both theoretical and practical accounts of market trends along with a fresh paradigm on how to understand the market. It also includes valuable lessons on investment. 

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre

It is considered to be a biography of one of the greatest stock market investors Jesse Livermore. This book provides a realistic account of the struggles, failures, contradictions, redemptions that a stock market investor goes through. 

The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

The book deals with novice investors and includes crucial elementary concepts of business and investment. It offers a close view of the thought process of renowned investors. 

Stocks to Riches by Parag Parikh

Stocks to Riches provides an insight into the Indian stock market. This lucidly written book is ideal for amateur investors. It highlights the mistakes one can commit while investing in the stock market. 

Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager

This classic is an interview-style text that offers a peek into the minds of the top investors. It lays down details of experiences that some of the most phenomenal investors have come across while making millions from the stock market. 

A Beginner’s Guide to the Stock Market by Matthew R. Kratter

Former hedge fund manager and bestselling author Matthew Kratter explain all about the stock market and how to make money from it. It also includes awareness regarding common mistakes that every investor should avoid. 

The Warren Buffet Way by Robert G. Hagstrom

This popular book on investment provides crucial details about long-term investments. It shares Warren Buffet’s successful investment strategies and principles. This book also has several investment-related queries, such as how to overcome emotions or tackle fear while investing.

The Money Manual by Tonya B. Rapley

The Money Manual is an excellent guide for millennials and the young generation who intend to invest in the stock market or businesses but are not sure how and where to begin. This book covers various financial topics, including how to manage finances, set financial goals, etc. 

Fundamental Analysis for Investors by Raghu Palat

Fundamental analysis is a crucial skill for investors. It helps them to assess a company on the basis of its earnings, dividends, management, economic outlook, and other factors. This analysis is essential for yielding healthy returns over the long term. 

This book provides a detailed explanation of analytical tools for industry, economic, and company analysis with necessary illustrations. 

Investing in India by Rahul Saraogi

This book by Indian value investor Rahul Sarogi explains all about value investing in the country and the potential investment opportunities that remain untapped. It also talks about the government, politics, and other factors affecting the market to provide a clear picture of the market scenario in the country. 

Final Word

These are some of the best books on stock market investment that every investor should read to understand how to invest. One can seek inspiration from the principles and experiences of top investors and learn how to navigate the stock market successfully.

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