Most Underrated Finance/Investing Book?
Compiling Adam Keeslings’ tweet replies
Title not 100% representative I know but ah well.
I’m trying to be helpful by listing and linking peoples favourite finance and investing books that they don’t think other people will mention. Basically, unfound, unloved investing and finance books?
Inspired by Adam Keeslings’s tweet, “what’s the best book about finance or investing you’ve ever read, that you don’t think someone else in this thread will also mention?”
The Zurich Axioms: The rules of risk and reward used by generations of Swiss bankers by Max Gunther
The Gorilla Game: Picking Winners in High Technology by Geoffrey A. Moore and Paul Johnson
Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups by Jason Calacanis
Pitch the Perfect Investment by Paul D. Sonkin and Paul Johnson
100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-To-1 and How to Find Them by Christopher W. Mayer
Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds Paperback by Charles Mackay
7 Powers: The Foundations of Business Strategy by Hamilton Helmer
The Tao Jones Averages: A Guide to Whole-Brained Investing by Bennett W. Goodspeed
Cable Cowboy: John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Business by Mark Robichaux
Warren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein
The Predators’ Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the JunkBond Raiders by Connie Bruck
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein
Who Needs the Fed?: What Taylor Swift, Uber, and Robots Tell Us About Money, Credit, and Why We Should Abolish America’s Central Bank by John Tamny
A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation by Scott Nations
Value Investing: Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Investment Hardcover by James Montier
The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit by Aswath Damodaran
Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers and Acquisitions by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl
The Wealthy Barber: The Common Sense Guide to Successful Financial Planning Paperback by David Chilton
The Coffeehouse Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get On with Your Life by Bill Schultheis
How We Know What Isn’t So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday Life by Thomas Gilovich
Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much by Eldar Shafir and Sendhil Mullainathan
Seeing like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed by James C. Scott
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves by Matt Ridley
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street by John Brook
Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson
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