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 Reading List

Check out these titles to learn about investment concepts, how the markets work, and how to achieve financial success.     

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Arno, Peter and Schwed, Fred, Where are the Customer’s Yachts? Or A Good Look at Wall Street
Barron’s Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms
Bernstein, Leopold, Financial Statement Analysis: Theory, Application, Interpretation
Bernstein, Peter, Against The Gods
Bernstein, Peter, Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
Bodie, Kane & Marcus, Investments
Bogle, John C., Common Sense on Mutual Funds
Bronson, Po, Bombardiers
Bronson, Po, The Nudist on the Late Shift and Other True Tales of Silicon Valley
Bruck, Connie, The Predators’ Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders
Burrough, Bryan and Helyar, John, Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco
Chancellor, Edward, Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation
Chernow, Ron, The House of Morgan
Cottle, Murray, and Block, Graham and Dodd’s Security Analysis
Ellis, Charles D., Investment Policy
Endlich, Lisa, Goldman Sachs: The Culture of Success
Fisher, Clayton P., 
The Stock Market Explained for Young Investors
Fisher, Philip, Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
Graham, Benjamin, The Intelligent Investor
Greenberg, Alan C., Memos From the Chairman
Homer, Sidney, The History of Interest Rates
Jenrette, CFA, Richard, The Contrarian Manager
Landes, David S., The Wealth and Poverty of Nations
Lewis, Michael, Liar’s Poker
Lynch, Peter, One Up on Wall Street
Mackay, Charles, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Malkiel, Berton, A Random Walk Down Wall Street
Moore, Gary, Ten Golden Rules for Financial Success
Siegel, Jeremy, Stocks for the Long Run
Smith, Adam, The Wealth of Nations
Wolfe, Tom, The Bonfire of the Vanities