9 Best Books on Finance

  • New chapter by Soros on the secrets to his success along with a new Preface and Introduction. New Foreword by renowned economist Paul Volcker "An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic." —The Wall Street Journal George Soros is unquestionably one of the most powerful and profitable investors in the world today. Dubbed by BusinessWeek as "the Man who Moves Markets," Soros made a fortune competing with the British pound and remains active today in the global financial community. Now, in this special edition of the classic investment book, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of current financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market today. This edition's expanded and revised Introduction details Soros's innovative investment practices along with his views of the world and world order. He also describes a new paradigm for the "theory of reflexivity" which underlies his unique investment strategies. Filled with expert advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend. This special edition will feature a new chapter by Soros on the secrets of his success and a new Foreword by the Honorable Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve. George Soros (New York, NY) is President of Soros Fund Management and Chief Investment Advisor to Quantum Fund N.V., a $12 billion international investment fund. Besides his numerous ventures in finance, Soros is also extremely active in the worlds of education, culture, and economic aid and development through his Open Society Fund and the Soros Foundation.

    @BTC_is_scarcity @HaggsBoson @hodl_american Read the book The Alchemy of Finance. The whole book is about that idea.

  • My book rec this week: A Piece of the Action by Joe Nocera on how the middle class turned into the consumer class https://t.co/v17RPwKGbQ Michael's rec: The Great Inflation by Robert Samuelson on why the 1970s was such a difficult economic environment https://t.co/fgaqc4WXHp

  • book recs from this week's show: A Piece of the Action by Joe Nocera https://t.co/sBg3uCHJvq and one of my all-time favorite wise-guy private eye book series: Spenser by Robert Parker (Mark Wahlberg didn't do it justice on Netflix)

  • New chapter by Soros on the secrets to his success along with a new Preface and Introduction. New Foreword by renowned economist Paul Volcker "An extraordinary . . . inside look into the decision-making process of the most successful money manager of our time. Fantastic." —The Wall Street Journal George Soros is unquestionably one of the most powerful and profitable investors in the world today. Dubbed by BusinessWeek as "the Man who Moves Markets," Soros made a fortune competing with the British pound and remains active today in the global financial community. Now, in this special edition of the classic investment book, The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of current financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market today. This edition's expanded and revised Introduction details Soros's innovative investment practices along with his views of the world and world order. He also describes a new paradigm for the "theory of reflexivity" which underlies his unique investment strategies. Filled with expert advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend. This special edition will feature a new chapter by Soros on the secrets of his success and a new Foreword by the Honorable Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve. George Soros (New York, NY) is President of Soros Fund Management and Chief Investment Advisor to Quantum Fund N.V., a $12 billion international investment fund. Besides his numerous ventures in finance, Soros is also extremely active in the worlds of education, culture, and economic aid and development through his Open Society Fund and the Soros Foundation.

    It's not easy reading but Soros's writes a lot about this: https://t.co/ilHerle3v9

  • "The financial market is a complex system, but that doesn't mean it requires a complex strategy; in fact, this false premise is the driving force behind many investors' market 'mistakes.' Information is important, but understanding and perspective are the keys to better decision-making. This book describes [a] way to view the markets and your portfolio, and [outlines] strategies that [may] make investing more profitable, less confusing, and less time-consuming"--Amazon.com.

    @PerfinBusiness Check out my first book. I try to lay it all out for ppl of any finance knowledge https://t.co/c8F2f0O44d

  • Double Entry

    Jane Gleeson-White

    Describes the history of accounting and double-entry bookkeeping from Mesopotamia to the Renaissance to modern finance and explains how a system developed that could work across all trades and nations. 13,000 first printing.

    @rhappe I was just going to add "Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance" to the list. Haven't read it but heard an interview a while back and it sounds really good.

  • The author shares his personal techniques, insights and experiences regarding saving money and investing, drawn from his blog posts as well as a series of letters to his teenage daughter, both dealing with money management.

    @APompliano The Simple Path to Wealth for the basics. Fooled by Randomness for humility. Atomic Habits for consistency.

  • Fortune's Children

    Arthur T. Vanderbilt

    Rereading parts of this book on how the Vanderbilt heirs blew the family's fortune, and it has to be one of the best business/finance books I've read. Just an amazing piece of work. https://t.co/G5xcii0NSs

  • High Yield, Future Tense is a gorgeous new book about finance, designed by Pentagram: https://t.co/8AnKsJCC0W https://t.co/FiZJiqBRCP