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Investing :

"The Theory of Investment Value" by John Burr Williams (Copy of the first edition - 1938)
Comments: The first book which talk about the discounted present value concept. Although it gives examples of valuation using this technique, it may contain too much mathematical formulas (with grec letters) for most readers.

"When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management" by Roger Lowenstein (Kindle Link)
Note: A few small parts talk about Warren Buffett.

"Outsmarting the Smart Money : Understand How Markets Really Work and Win the Wealth Game (2009 edition) " by Lawrence A. Cunningham

"Introductory Accounting, Finance, And Auditing For Lawyers" by Lawrence A. Cunningham

"Investment Gurus: A Road Map to Wealth from the World's Best Money Managers" by Peter J. Tanous (Kindle Link)
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"The Little Book That Builds Wealth: The Knockout Formula for Finding Great Investments" by Pat Dorsey (http://www.findingmoats.com/) (Kindle Link)

"Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue" (Dec 2010 Edition) by David Einhorn (Foreword by Joel Greenblatt) (Kindle Link)

"Getting Started in Value Investing" by Charles Mizrahi (Kindle Link)

"The Investor's Dilemma: How Mutual Funds Are Betraying Your Trust And What To Do About It" by Louis Lowenstein (More in BRKNEWS)

"Investing the Templeton Way: The Market-Beating Strategies of Value Investing's Legendary Bargain Hunter" by Lauren C. Templeton & Scott Phillips (Kindle Link)

"A Demon of Our Own Design: Markets, Hedge Funds, and the Perils of Financial Innovation" by Richard Bookstaber (More in BRKNEWS) (Kindle Link)

"Active Value Investing: Making Money in Range-Bound Markets" by Vitaliy Katsenelson (http://contrarianedge.com/) (Kindle Link)

"The Little Book of Sideways Markets: How to Make Money in Markets that Go Nowhere" by Vitaliy Katsenelson (Kindle Link)

"Your Money and Your Brain" by Jason Zweig (More in BRKNEWS) (Kindle Link)

"Applied Value Investing: The Practical Application of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett's Valuation Principles to Acquisitions, Catastrophe Pricing and Business Execution" by Joseph Calandro Jr (Kindle edition) (caution if you plan to buy the other Kindle edition ! Its price is for only one chapter ! )

"The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor" by Howard Marks (Kindle Link). New Edition : "The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor" by Howard Marks (Kindle Link) "...Allows readers to read the author's words alongside the comments, insights, and counterpoints of four renowned investors and investment educators: Christopher C. Davis (Davis Funds), Joel Greenblatt (Gotham Capital), Paul Johnson (Nicusa Capital), and Seth A. Klarman (Baupost Group)."




"While America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego, and Loom as the Next Financial Crisis" by Roger Lowenstein (Kindle Link)

"Thought Leadership Meets Business: How business schools can become more successful" by Peter Lorange (Kindle Link)

"Good Guys and Bad Guys: Behind the Scenes with the Saints and Scoundrels of American Business (and Everything in Between)" by Joe Nocera (Kindle Link)

"Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies" by Jim Collins (More in BRKNEWS) (Kindle Link)

"All the Money in the World: How the Forbes 400 Make--and Spend--Their Fortunes" by Peter W. Bernstein & Annalyn Swan (Kindle Link)

"In Search of Excess: The Overcompensation of American Executives" by Graef S. Crystal

"The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance" by Benjamin Franklin (Kindle Link)

"The Winner's Curse" By Richard Thaler More info: http://faculty.chicagogsb.edu/richard.thaler/research/ (Kindle Link)

"Too Big to Fail : The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System ... and Themselves" by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Kindle Link)

"The End of Wall Street" by Roger Lowenstein (Kindle Link)

"On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System" by Henry Paulson (Kindle Link)

"War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle To Control an American Business Empire" by Sarah Ellison (Kindle Link)

"The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It" by Scott Patterson

"The Rise and Fall of Bear Stearns" by Alan Greenberg (Kindle Link)

"The End of Wall Street" by Roger Lowenstein (Kindle Link)

"Giving it All Away: The Doris Buffett Story" by Michael Zitz (Kindle Link)




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