David Einhorn- Fooling Some People ALL of the Time- Savvy, insiders guide to a successful hedge fund and their way of looking at things including a very public debacle with short selling companies. Einhorn does provide some insight into his strategy and how he views things.
Jeremy Du Pleiss-The Definitive Guide to Point and Figure CMT Book Friends of mine think there is no benefit from P&F charts but maybe you will think differently.
Jim Rogers-A Bull in China-Self explanatory, the Bull Case for China and Why he moved to Asia. This Century’s place to be for economic prosperity according to him.
Jim Rogers- Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip The story of Rogers’ trip around the world in a car (second time, first time was on a motorcycle with his new bride. Lots of macro commentary and insight into his way of looking at investing over the long term.
William O’Neil How to Make Money in Stocks- O’Neil was a great stock picker. Here is a classic to identifying big market winners. If you read this, consider finding these next IBD stocks before IBD gets to them. This is a huge money maker if you can do it.
Edwards and Magee Technical Analysis of Stock Trends -Bible of technical analysis CMT Book
Kirkpatrick and Dahlquist- Technical Analysis: The Complete Resource for Financial Markets
Option Volatility & Pricing: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques by Sheldon Natenberg
McMillan on Options by Lawrence McMillan
Dynamic Hedging Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options by Nassim Taleb
& Chen and Sebastian -The Option Trader’s Hedge Fund
Richard Weissman: How to Trade like a Casino Positive Many Case Studies, Expectancy models, systematic trading and everything in between. Great Read.
Check out my video interview with Richard Weissman here.
Steve Burns: New Trader, Rich Trader: How to Make Money in the Stock Market Coming up interview with Steve Burns
Jason Perl-Demark Indicators: I have struggled with this book but it’s the best book from what I hear on Demark systems.
Victor Niederhoffer-Practical Speculation Learn from this man. He has a lot to teach and his story speaks for itself.
Scott Carney -Harmonic Trading Vol 1 and Vol 2-More successful patterns to trade. Check out my friend @interestratearb on Twitter, he trades these patterns
Williams Trading Chaos -Recommended from very successful 25+ years trader. ;] Very good book
Hedge Fund Market Wizards-the latest Schwager installment, I thoroughly recommend ALL of his books as a starting point for the markets.
History of Wall Street: Many books for individual periods of time certain crashes and periods but Geisst’s book Wall Street incorporates it all from start to finish (Had to read for Economics Class in college but read from time to time). The book is less about individual stocks and tells the story of wall street especially from Wall Street’s perspective. Those who know the history have an advantage in the future ;]
Thomas Bulkowski-Trading Classic Chart Patterns Bulkowski is great. Know the statistics behind the patterns you like, you might be surprised.
Robert Miner- Dynamic Trading-applying Elliot Wave+ Fibonacci + Gann into his system of trading.
Richard Teweles and Frank- The Futures Game
Hieronymous, Economics of Futures Trading
Michael Covel: Trend Following -Sticking with huge trades to both the upside and downside and managing risk. The success other funds have had with this strategy. I read the whole thing standing in a bookstore one night and loved it.
Curtis Faith: Turtle Trader -The story of disciples trained to trade the futures markets by Eckhardt and
Will Durant-Lessons of History: A Ray Dalio recommended book. Durant is a brilliant historian who has written at length about the story of civilization. He offers some straight perspective and commentary about trends and the way history tends to repeat itself. We tend to think that we are special or unique and the story of civilization tends to remind us that history may not repeat but it sure does rhyme.
George Orwell- 1984-Want to know the future? Read this book. He’s been pretty dead on thus far. Surveillance State, police state.
“If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.”
I will continue to add to this as I look through my library but that is a good start for sure. Some other books belong on here? Add them below!