We’ve had many great guests on our podcast show this year, and fascinating discussing on a whole range of topics. I always like to get personal with my guests, and one area I find particularly revealing is book recommendations. So I’ve compiled a list of our best book recommendations for you to enjoy.
Below you will find a diverse selection of topics, ranging from monetary policy & economics, portfolio management & trading and inspirational classics and autobiographies.
I hope you enjoy it.
Trading Thalesians: What the ancient world can teach us about trading today by Saeed Amen. Available here.
Boom and Bust Banking: The Causes and Cures of the Great Recession by David Beckworth. Available here.
The Golden Revolution: How to Prepare for the Coming Global Gold Standard by John Butler. Available here.
The Book of Alternative Data: A Guide for Investors, Traders and Risk Managers by Alexander Denev and Saeed Amen. Available here.
Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit by Alex Edmans. Available here.
American Crucible: Race and Nation in the Twentieth Century by Gary Gerstle. Available here.
Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present by Gary Gerstle. Available here.
The Next Perfect Trade: A Magic Sword of Necessity by Alex Gurevich. Available here.
Greed is Dead: Politics After Individualism by Paul Colier and John Kay. Available here.
Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance by John Kay. Available here.
Radical Uncertainty: Decision-making Beyond Numbers by John Kay and Lord Mervyn King. Available here.
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions by Ashley Lenihan. Available here.
Trade Wars are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace by Matthew Klein and Michael Pettis. Available here.
The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind by Raghuram Raja. Available here.
Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China by Stephen Roach. Available here.
Trading Fixed Income and FX in Emerging Markets: A Practitioner’s Guide by Dirk Willer. Available here.
Portfolio Management & Trading
Picking Winners: A Horseplayer’s Guide by Andrew Beyer. Available here.
Active Portfolio Management: A Quantitative Approach for Producing Superior Returns and Controlling Risk by Richard Grinold and Ronald Kahn. Available here.
Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win by Jack Schwager. Available here.
Fooled by Randomness: A Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Taleb. Available here.
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction by Philip Tetlock and Dan Gardner. Available here.
Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country by William Greider. Available here.
Less Than Zero: The Case for a Falling Price Level in a Growing Economy by George Selgin. Available here.
Economics & Finance
The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition by Jonathan Tepper and Denise Hearn. Available here.
The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century by Walter Scheidel. Available here.
Big Debt Crises Ray Dalio. Available here.
The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam Tooze. Available here.
Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939 by Barry Eichengreen. Available here.
Jumping the Abyss: Marriner S. Eccles and the New Deal 1933-1940 by Mark Nelson. Available here.
Red-Blooded Risk: The History of Wall Street by Aaron Brown. Available here.
Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism by Anne Case and Angus Deaton. Available here.
Society & Productivity
Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China by Leta Hong Fincher. Available here.
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond. Available here.
The Secret of Our Success: How Culture is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter by Joseph Henrich. Available here.
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande. Available here.
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton. Available here.
Classics & Memoirs
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. Available here.
The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth. Available here.
The Histories by Herodotus. Available here.
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda. Available here.
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer. Available here.
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