My Favorite Reads: gift ideas for the investor on your Christmas list

If you or a friend has an interest in investing, economics and /or the capital markets, below is a list of my favorite reads.    Take a look and if you have any questions about anyone of the books, please send me an email, I have read, enjoyed  and recommend each.

Keith W. Rauschenberger


Quick Reads:

 The Elements of Investing: Easy Lessons for Every Investor

By Burton G. Malkiel and Charles D. Ellis


The Investment Answer: Learn to Manage Your Money & Protect Your Financial Future

By Gordon Murray and Daniel C. Goldie


The Little Book of Main Street Money: 21 Simple Truths that Help Real People Make Real Money

By Jonathan Clements


The Investor’s Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between

By William J. Bernstein

General Background and Theory on Finance and Economics:

Against the Gods – The Remarkable Story of Risk

By Peter L Bernstein


Fooled by Randomness – The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

By Nassim Nicholas Taleb


When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management

By Roger Lowenstein


The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance

By Russell Roberts


The Naked Economist: Undressing the Dismal Science

By Charles Wheelan

Technical Must Reads:


A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing

By Burton G. Malkiel


Stock for the Long Run: The Definitive Guide to Financial Market Returns & Long-Term Investment Strategies

By Jeremy J. Siegel


Winning the Losers Game: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing

By Charles Ellis


Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio

By William J. Bernstein


The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk

By William J. Bernstein


The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing (or Retirement Planning)

By Taylor Larimore and Mel Lindauer