Personal Investing: Books about investing
Learn the basics before you get your feet wet.

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The Intelligent Investor: a Book of Practical Counsel by Graham, Benjamin
Notes: Benjamin Graham's ideas about fundamental securities analysis and value investing formed the foundation for a generation of successful investors. This book includes discussion of portfolio policy, the basics of fundamental securities analysis and stock selection, and the idea of "margin of safety."
ISBN: 0060155477
Publisher: HarperBusiness Essentials
Published: 2003
Callnumber: 332.678 G76i
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One Up on Wall Street by Lynch, Peter
Notes: As the portfolio manager who led the Fidelity Magellan Fund to mutual fund prominence in the 1980's, Lynch's secret was simple: Buy quality companies you understand and believe in - and hold on.
ISBN: 0140127925
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 1990
Callnumber: 332.632 L991o2
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Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Fisher, Philip
Notes: Philip Fisher is one of the pioneers of business-focused and focused-portfolio investing. He encourages an investor to consider 15 points that pertain to the quality of a business and its ability to produce profits, rather than focusing on stock price or other market considerations.
ISBN: 0471445509
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 2003
Callnumber: 332.6322 F536c2
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Stocks for the Long Run by Siegel, Jeremy J.
Notes: Siegel's primary point is: If you're going to invest your money for an extended period of time, your best bet is to invest in stocks.
ISBN: 007137048X
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Published: 2002
Callnumber: 332.6322 Si15s3
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Malkiel, Burton G.
Notes: Malkiel shows why a broad portfolio of stocks selected at random will match or exceed the performance of stocks carefully picked by professionals using sophisticated analytical techniques. The book is irreverent and vastly informative.
ISBN: 0393047814
Publisher: Norton
Published: 2003
Callnumber: 332.6 m295r
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Rich Dad Poor Dad by Kiyosaki, Robert T.
Notes: Rich Dad Poor Dad is not about getting rich quickly. It's about taking responsibility for your financial affairs and improving wealth by mastering money.
ISBN: 0446677450
Publisher: Warner Books
Published: 2000
Callnumber: 332.024 K658r
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The Motley Fool Investment Guide by Gardner, David & Tom
Notes: With clear and witty explanations, The Motley Fool Investment Guide deciphers all the new information - from valuating individual stocks to creating a diverse investment portfolio.
ISBN: 0743201736
Publisher: Fireside
Published: 2001
Callnumber: 332.6 G172m3
The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need by Tobias, Andrew
Notes: Concise, witty and truly understandable, Andrew Tobias shows you how to use your money to your best advantage, no matter how much or how little you have. The book is packed with ideas about stocks, living beneath your means, tax planning, retirement, and just about everything else in the financial world.
ISBN: 0156011077
Publisher: Harcourt
Published: 2002
Callnumber: 332.67 T553o4
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The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom by Orman, Suze
Notes: Orman's definition of financial freedom is "when you have power over your fears and anxieties instead of the other way around." She offers practical guidelines for investing, preparing a budget, purchasing a home, getting out of debt and writing a will.
ISBN: 0517707918
Publisher: Crown Publishers
Published: 1997
Callnumber: 332.024 Or5n