One Up on Wall Street | Peter Lynch

Published in: 1989 Amazon | Goodreads Peter Lynch is the fund manager who made himself known for his ability to identify interesting investments in everyday life – often companies that sold products or services that he himself appreciated. As manager of the Magellan Fund at Fidelity Investments between 1977 and 1990, Lynch had an average annual return

Investing the Templeton Way | Templeton & Phillips

Published in: 2008 Amazon | Goodreads The book is written by Lauren C. Templeton and Scott Phillips and is about Sir John Templeton’s investment career. Templeton ran the fund company Franklin Templeton Investments and outclassed its comparative indices during its seven decades under Templeton. A LAISSEZ-FAIRE CHILDHOOD. Templeton was known for his curiosity and optimism.

Dear Chairman | Jeff Gramm


Published in: 2015 Amazon | Goodreads Dear Chairman is about shareholder activism in the United States over the past century. The book is written by Columbia professor and fund manager Jeff Gramm and consists of eight studies based on investor letters, newspaper clippings and interviews. According to Gramm, the starting point for shareholder activism was

A Tiger in the Land of Bulls and Bears | Daniel Strachman

Published in: 2004 Amazon | Goodreads Throughout most of the 1960s and the 1970s, the Jones partnership and a handful of others dominated the hedge fund industry. As Alfred Jones slowed down in the late 1970s, three wise men took the torch: George Soros, Michael Steinhardt, and Julian Robertson. This is the story of Julian Robertson and

Market Cycles | Howard Marks

Published in: 2018 Amazon | Goodreads Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, sums up his 28 years in his current role and 22 years before that as an asset manager: the trick is not to be the hottest stock picker. The trick is to survive. We will be wrong more often than we expect. The future

The Tao of Warren Buffett | Mary Buffett

Published in: 2006 Amazon | Goodreads Mary Buffett was for 12 years the daughter-in-law of Warren Buffett and has since released several books on Buffett’s views on investing. During years of family dinners, she has learned about investments, education, mentors, and life in general. The word “tao” is Chinese and means “way”, “path” or “doctrine”.

The Dhando Investor | Mohnish Pabrai

Published in: 2007 Amazon | Goodreads The value investor Mohnish Pabrai presents in the book what he calls a Dhandho framework for investing – how to get a high return at low risk. Since the launch of Pabrai Investment Funds, a copy of Buffett’s partnerships in the 1950s, Pabrai has outperformed all major indices and 99% of

Investing with Anthony Bolton | Bolton & Davis

Published in: 2006 Amazon | Goodreads Anthony Bolton is Britain’s counterpart to the United States’ Peter Lynch. They both worked for Fidelity, managed large and well-diversified funds and outperformed their benchmarks. Bolton managed the Fidelity Special Situations fund between 1979 and 2007 and had an annual return of 20.4%, compared to the FTSE All-Share index

Hot Commodities | Jim Rogers

Published in: 2004 Amazon | Goodreads The book was published in 2004 by financier and world tourist Jim Rogers, who co-founded the Quantum Fund with George Soros. Between 1970 and 1980, the fund had a CAGR of 46% versus S&P 500’s 4%. The fund years resulted in that Rogers could call himself financially independent by

Am I Being Too Subtle? | Sam Zell


Published in: 2017 Amazon | Goodreads Sam Zell is the founder, owner, and chairman of Equity International, an investment company that focuses on real estate, primarily in emerging markets. Zell’s story starts in Poland just before WWII broke out, when his parents fled the country for the United States. Zell was born in 1941 and