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Reading list

I have always been an avid reader and the majority of my knowledge about finance and investment management has been self-taught. This page contains a list of the books which I have read and highly recommend to anyone interested in a career in financial services.

Value Investing Books

The Intelligent Investor - Benjamin Graham

The Intelligent InvestorLiterally everyone, Equity Analysts, and Portfolio Managers

Margin of Safety - Seth Klarman

Margin of Safety

Literally everyone, Equity Analysts, and Portfolio Managers

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits - P.Fisher

Common Stocks and Uncommon ProfitsEquity Analysts, Growth Investors, and Portfolio Managers

Security Analysis - Benjamin Graham & David Dodd

Security AnalysisEquity Analysts, Portfolio Managers, People who loved the Intelligent Investor

Extraordinary Popular Delusions ... - C. Mackay

Extraordinary Delusions

Historians, Equity Analysts, and people fascinated by "Mr. Market"

Quantitative Value Investing - Wesley Gray

Quantitative Value

Quantitative Analysts and Portfolio Managers

The Essays of Warren Buffet - Warren Buffet

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Auditors, Investors, Executives, and people interested in good governance

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Trading & Wall Street Books

Barbarians at the Gate - Bryan Burrough

Barbarians at the Gate

Investment Bankers, Executives, and people interested in Finance

Liars Poker, The book that ... - Michael Lewis

Liars Poker

Traders, Fixed Income Analysts, and people interested in Bond Markets

The Greatest Trade Ever Made - Gregory Zuckerman

Greatest Trade Ever Made

Traders, Quantitative Analysts, and people interested in the Financial Crisis

Confessions of a Wall Street Analyst - Dan Reingold

Confessions Wall Street Analyst

Equity Analysts, People interested in buy-side conflicts of interest

The Big Short - Michael Lewis

The Big Short

Traders, Quantitative Analysts, and people interested in the Financial Crisis

Nick Leeson's Rogue Trader - Nick Leeson

Rogue Trader

Traders, Auditors, people interested in rogue trading

Dark Pools, the rise of A.I ... - Scott Patterson

Dark Pools

Algo traders, Quantitative Analysts, High Frequency Traders

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Quantitative Finance Books

The Crisis of Crowding - L. Chincarini

Crisis of Crowding

Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and Portfolio Managers

Paul Wilmott Introduces Quantitative Finance

Paul Wilmott

Everyone interested in getting into quantitative finance and those already in it!

Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives - C.Hull

Hull

Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and Portfolio Managers

A Random Walk Down Wall Street - B.G Malkiel

Random Walk Wall Street

Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and Portfolio Managers

When Genius Failed - Roger Lowenstein

When genius failed

Quantitative Analysts, Portfolio Managers, people interested in the LTCM crisis

The Quants, how a new ... - Scott Patterson

The Quants

Quantitative analysts and people interested in becoming quantitative analysts

Quantitative Trading - Ernest Chan

Quantitative Trading

Quantitative analysts and people interested in becoming quantitative analysts

The Black Swan - Nassim Taleb

Black SwanQuantitative Analysts, and Financial Engineers

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Artificial Intelligence Books

Computational Intelligence, an Introduction - A.P. Engelbrecht

244 x168 PPC (Page 1)Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and people interested in Computational Finance

Computational Swarm Intelligence - A.P. Engelbrecht

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Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and people interested in Computational Finance

Natural Computing in Computational Finance vol. 1-4 - Various

Computational FinanceQuantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and people interested in Computational Finance

Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Financial Modelling - Various

Biological Algorithms

Quantitative Analysts, Financial Engineers, and people interested in Computational Finance

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Programming Books

The Art of Computer Programming (vol. 1-4b)

The Art of Computer ProgrammingAnybody programmer who owns a bookshelf should have this set

Design Patterns - The Gang of Four (GoF)

0201633612_Gamma_rep.qxdSoftware developers, engineers, and architects who want to develop reusable code

The Art of Multiprocessor Programming - M. Herlihy

Multiprocessor ProgrammingSoftware developers, and engineers who want to develop parallel code

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General Business Books

Good to Great, Why Some Companies ... - Jim Collins

Good to Great

Executives, Investors, Portfolio Managers (for Qualitative Criteria)

Built to Last, Successful Habits of ... - Jim Collins

Built to Last

Executives, Investors, Portfolio Managers (for more Qualitative Criteria)

It's a Long Way from Penny Apples - Bill Cullen

A Long Way From Penny Apples

A classic 'rags to riches' tale for anybody who needs some inspiration

The Art of War (Military Strategy) - Sun Tzu

The Art of War

Executives, and anybody else who want to learn about strategy

Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

Thinking Fast and Slow

For people interested in people and behaviour (great for investors and economists)

Iconoclast, a neuroscientist ... - Gregory Berns

Iconoclast

For people interested in how the brain works and why we think differently

The Power of Habit - Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit

For people interests in how the brain works and why we form habits (good and bad)

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf - John Coates

Hour Between Dog and Wolf

Traders, and people interested in  behavioural finance

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