For beginner investors, it can be difficult to find worthwhile information about the basics of financial markets. With virtually endless information out there, knowing what to read (and what to avoid!) is critical.To help, we’ve gathered the collective power of the Hive. Every podcast guest on Conversations With Bilal, from Lord Mervyn King to David Rubenstein and Raghu Rajan, has contributed a personal favourite. We compile these books here to help you become a better investor.
We understand there are a lot of different types of investments. We also know that every investor is unique and may have a different area of interest. As such, we made sure our list covers book recommendations for beginner investors through to advanced investors.
Remember these titles are recommended by the experts that appear on our podcasts. These experts are leaders in the world of business and finance, and many of these books were instrumental in helping them get better at the art of investing. Below are a few of our favourites.
|Title||Pages||Author||Area of Book|
|Think and Grow Rich||233||Napoleon Hill||Passive Income|
|The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities||1495||Frank J. Fabozzi||Passive Income|
|The Wealth of Nations||1076||Adam Smith||Economics|
|Capitalism and Freedom||208||Milton Friedman||Economics|
|The Intelligent Investor||623||Benjamin Graham||Stock Trading|
|Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits||320||Phillip A. Fisher||Stock Trading|
|Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives||816||John C. Hull||Options Trading|
|The Black Swan||366||Naseem Nicholas Taleb||Options Trading|
|Competitive Strategy||432||Michael E. Porter|
|The New One Minute Manager||112||Kenneth Blanchard, Spencer Johnson||Starting a Business|
Books offer great advice on how to trade stocks. They usually impart wisdom on how to implement a certain trading strategy or philosophy. However, you should remember that you can only learn so much from reading. Eventually, you must try investing yourself.
There are many books that talk about financial hacks. Taking a look at our list of must-read books would be a good idea.
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