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Some good books on Investing

Invest in knowledge and you will always remain wealthy! ~ Quote by Unknown.

This is one of my favorite quotes… Well in reality books help you a lot in gaining knowledge.

Quote on Books

So I thought to compile a list of few good books on Investing:

The Intelligent Investor: The book is on Graham’s philosophy of “value investing”. The book points out the mistakes which investors make and focuses on building investing strategies. Many industry veterans term this book as an investors Bible. Currently I am reading this book.

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Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: This book is authored by Philip Fisher who is a well known investor globally. Warren Buffett recommends every investor to read this book! This book is on my reading list..

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The Essays of Warren Buffett: The author of this book is none other than Warren Buffett. The book is a must read for his fans. I have yet to read this book.

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Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing: Book authored by Robert T. Kiyosaki focuses on some basic principle of investing which one should always look out for. The book differentiates between rich and poor, explains you how rich people think about a particular business or investment.

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Rich Dad Poor Dad: The original and first masterpiece from Robert Kiyosaki. This book is more of a guide of what rich people teach their kids and poor don’t. The book emphasis on the difference between rich and poor parents mindset and how they up-bring their kids.

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Investment Valuation: Book by Aswath Damodaran focuses on Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset. The book will help you choose the right valuation model for analysis. The book is for advance level investors and practitioners of fundamental analysis.

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Breakout Nations: This book focuses on “search of the next emerging market” to invest in. It’s a good read for investors looking out to diversify across nations. I learnt a lot about investment climate globally after reading this book.

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For Starters:

Invest the Happionaire way: The book is written by Yogesh Chaberia who is one of the well known author and investor in the Indian stock markets. The book teaches you some basics of how stock markets work and how can one invest using some basis common sense. The book is not recommended for people who understand how stock markets work. It’s purely for beginners!!

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Getting Started in Stock Investing and Trading: The book focuses on how stock markets work and how can one make/ invest money. Purely for starters!

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A lot of blogs and websites can also help you out. Investopedia is an online bible for all kind of investors..

Do you have a book which we have missed out in this list? Comment and do let me know so I can add it in here.

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  • Prashant July 7, 2013, 3:02 pm

    Superb post Chirag 🙂
    Loved the quotes ….keep it up

    • chirag July 8, 2013, 1:16 am

      Prashant: Glad you liked it 🙂