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CFA Society of Houston's Book List

The CFAH's book list is offered in association with Amazon. We feature books authored by speakers at CFAH's events, classic investment books and books recommended by members as a resource for others. If the book you want isn't listed below, search for it using the Amazon search box below.

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More Reading For Individual Investors

  • 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, Jenrette, "The Contrarian Manager"
  • Landes, David S., "The Wealth and Poverty of Nations"
  • 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"

CFA Institute or CFAH does not endorse or promote these publications.