Must Read Books for Stock Market Investing

Top Books on Stock Market Investing

These are a list of foundational books that should be in everyone's library who is serious about investing in equities. We are always looking for new recommendations, so leave in the comments. Note: a suggestion is no guarantee a book will be added to the list. We are not getting any commission/fees for listing these books.

Chaos Kings: How Wall Street Traders Make Billions in the New Age of Crisis by Scott Patterson
How billion-dollar traders aim to predict crisis (pandemics, climate change, geopolitical risks, cyberattacks, political radicalization) and turn those extreme events into financial windfalls.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton G. Malkiel
In this new edition, Burton G. Malkiel shares authoritative insights spanning the full range of investment opportunities―including valuable new material on cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, and “tax-loss harvesting”―to help you chart a calm course through the turbulent waters of today’s financial markets.

The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing by Mel Lindauer, Taylor Larimore, Michael LeBoeuf, John C. Bogle
This updated edition includes new information on backdoor Roth IRAs and ETFs as mainstream buy and hold investments, estate taxes and gifting, plus changes to the laws regarding Traditional and Roth IRAs, and 401k and 403b retirement plans.

One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market by Peter Lynch
From the supermarket to the workplace, we encounter products and services all day long. By paying attention to the best ones, we can find companies in which to invest before the professional analysts discover them.

The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig, Warren E. Buffett
The stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness by Morgan Housel
19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and teaches you how to make better sense of one of life’s most important topics.