Top 15 Books on Every Investment Professionals Reading List


The folks at SumZero, listed the top 15 books favorited by investment professionals.

As far as I know, they could only choose one book.

It’s good to see that investment pros and the retail investors have overlapping book preferences.

I’ve read 9 out of 15 from the list.

What about you?



% of users that listed as favorite

Margin of Safety Seth Klarman 17.6%
The Intelligent Investor Benjamin Graham 9.0%
You Can Be a Stock Market Genius Joel Greenblatt 6.6%
The Most Important Thing Howard Marks 4.2%
Security Analysis Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd 3.8%
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits Philip Fisher 3.2%
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Edwin Lefevre 2.8%
One Up On Wall Street Peter Lynch 2.4%
Poor Charlie’s Almanack Charlie Munger 2.3%
The Essays of Warren Buffett Lawrence Cunningham 2.1%
Value Investing Bruce C. Greenwald 2.0%
The Outsiders William N. Thorndike >1.5%
Fooling Some of the People All of the Time David Einhorn 1.5%
Market Wizards Jack D. Schwager 1.3%
Competition Demystified Bruce C. Greenwald 1.3%
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