Share your favorite investing book(s)! 📚

Hi everyone :wave:t4:

I thought that it would be nice to make a topic where we can all share our favorite investing books. I made a start by sharing my favorite English and Dutch investing books. Feel free to add more books to the list in the comments! :brown_heart:

Benjamin Graham - The intelligent investor
Maybe the most classic book about investing, written by the man who taught Warren Buffett. Originally written 50 years ago, and it is still relevant. Everything you need to know about value investing.

Robert Kiyosaki - Rich Dad Poor Dad
This book is a must have If you want to have a financial wake-up call. It’s focussing a lot on the US financial system/market.

Scott Rieckens - Playing with Fire
Follows the author’s decision to follow FIRE and his ups and downs including trying to get his wife on board, dealing with friends and family views on FIRE.

Kristy Shen - Quit like a millionaire
A powerful and inspirational story about the author growing up poor and leaving poverty behind. This book is very US and Canada centered.

Janneke Willemse - Blondjes beleggen beter :netherlands:
This book is a very valuable handbook for anyone who wants to take his or her first steps on the stock market but does not yet know exactly how the world of investing works and could use some guidance.

Oeds-Jan Postma - Miljonair met een gewone baan :netherlands:
A must read for anyone who is not aware of his/her money habits and wants to get started with investing.

Hendrik Oude Nijhuis - Leer beleggen als Warren Buffett :netherlands:
This book will give you more substantive insight into long-term investing. It’s fairly approachable to read and there is content on how best to approach an investment according to Warren Buffet.

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The little book that still beats the market is ook echt geweldig !

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I’d like to add One Up On Wall Street. Peter Lynch is my biggest influence next to Warren Buffett.

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I’d like to add one

The Zurich Axioma’s

A book about swiss bankers and the rules/axioma’s they use to invest on the stock market.

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One of my favorites: The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

The book is about the ideas of John C. Bogle, the founder of Vanguard. Very simple and solid concepts about investing.

There is also a wiki with a useful summary; Bogleheads® investment philosophy for non-US investors - Bogleheads

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Thank you for sharing @ticker I’m definitely going to check out John Bogle’s ideas! And congrats on your first post btw! :grin:

I’m currently reading the $100 startup by Chris Guillebeau. It’s not really a book about ‘investing’ but it gives you a clear vision of how you can start your own business :moneybag:

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Claude Cueni, The Great Gambler.
More about the historie of paper money. Written like a novel.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Black Swan.
Still on my reading list though.

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What about the black swan from nassin Nicholas taleb? It is highly rated. I didn’t read it yet, but I am gonna read/listen it yet. Do you know which of the books above are mentioned on storytel? Cause I am thinking about to start using it.

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Ik heb het voor je opgezocht man.

Black Swan staat op storytel & the little book that still beats the market.

Verder heb ik ze niet opgezocht. Maar op zich niet verkeerd !

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Top! @Cornel ik ga ze beluisteren!

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Moet je heel even snel op internet kijken of de rest er ook op staat

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Anything by Peter Lynch, he has a very relaxed style of writing, it’s very informal and entertaining to read.

Rich Dad Poor Dad is good for the actual train of through within it. The author gets called a liar for supposedly making up the entire story but whether or not he did, is completely irrelevant. The actual information and thoughts within is still very valid even if the story itself is made up.

Benjamin Graham - The Intelligent Investor is also a good one although more “formal” then the books by Peter Lynch.

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I would suggest getting initiated with Limitless from Jim Kwik, to increase the efficiency of reading all these great investment books, if you’d like to get to read a book per week.

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De schitterende eenvoud van index beleggen.

Duidelijk en goed onderbouwde uitleg over het nut van index beleggen

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The Richest man in Babylon. Not just for investing per se, rather a read for the general mindset related to finances and investing in the broader sense of the word(s)

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I would also recommend to read “the millionaire next door” It is not only about investing but everything about building wealth. This book helps you understand who the wealthy people really are in the world. Here is a link to a free pdf where you can read the book.

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What is that a book? :sweat_smile: :man_shrugging:t2:

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Thanks guys for the recommendations, especially Little Book that Still… (@Cornel) and One Up on Wall Street (@dogafincan). I’m also an avid fan of Taleb (@Daan), Black Swan is part of Incerto, with the great book, amongst others, Antifragile.

Right now I’m reading Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar, and, God, guys, you have to buy this or find it in a library. She’s such a good writer that she makes financial stuff seem like the most exciting thing in the world, think Jason Bourne meets Warren Buffett. It’s about the dark side though, about Steven Cohen’s SAC hedge fund trading on information illegally obtained before it got public. Damn, what they did…

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Nice to hear that you like these books so much! I will definitely look on the internet for your book recommendation! :ok_hand::clap:

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