Whether you’re an experienced trader or you’re thinking about wading in and making your first investment, it always pays to have a good understanding of the rules and trends and to keep abreast of them as they change.?
You’d be hard-pressed to name a more successful investor than Buffett, and he’s taken the time to share what he knows and has learned on the subject over the years.
The title addresses “corporate America,” but you can take that to include shareholders. The book offers an excellent explanation of the relationship between corporations and their shareholders, which makes it ideal for those new to investing who really don’t have a handle on this yet.
The authors impart must-read basics to get you started in investing and keep you going for a long time, from recommended strategies and how to analyze stocks to a comprehensive history lesson on the stock market.
Graham published the first edition of this book in 1949, and Buffett himself has called that version “the best book on investing ever written.”?
Best by an Experienced Investor: "The Little Book of Common Sense Investing"
John C. Bogle is credited with creating the first-ever index fund, so he knows a good bit about investing.?
He’s also the founder of Vanguard Group, and he and Buffett are rumored to be the best of friends.?
It stands to reason that you’d want to learn from both of them, and Buffett has given his endorsement to Bogle’s book, saying that “investors large and small” should read it.
"The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns" takes the surprising approach that for many investors, the stock market is a lose-lose proposition.?
"A Random Walk Down Wall Street" is invaluable reading for those who are trying to get a handle on their first 401(k)s. First you have to learn to talk the talk, or at least understand what’s being said when someone else speaks it.