Going on Holiday? Need the best wall street books to read? Here is a list the top stock market books published from around the world. It does not matter if you want to read the best books about wall street, or maybe the best selling stock market books for beginners, or you want to read about Jordan Belfort now international best selling Wolf of Wall Street Book we have them all covered with a selection of other books to help you with understanding the stock market and how it really works.
Maybe rather than reading about the stock-market, you really want to read some books of investing and how these top wall street traders and stock brokers have made great decision in the hardest of times. The most famous of these is probably John Paulson who made over $15 Billion USD for his fund betting on the fall of property prices. Since this famous bet, a book has been written about his trade which is very worth while reading if you’re wanting to know how he did this.
Top Stock Market and Wall Street Books
Flash Boys, Michael Lewis
Flash Boys is a best selling book by Michael Lewis about a small group of Wall Street Financial Traders who figure our that the US Stock Market is rigged for the benefit of the insiders and the Wall Street Big Boys. Financial Markets after the Financial Crash are supposed to have become less controlled and more open, however this is not case. The group realise that if they are going to profit from this market they need to create their own exchange to really benefit from the markets. High-Frequency trading was born.
The Greatest Trade Ever – Behind the Scenes of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History
In 2006, John Paulson realised that something was wrong with the housing market and the value of subprime mortgages was seriously inflated and were heading for a correction. Whilst John knew little about the real estate market or how to wager against the housing market he was convinced this was his time to make his mark on Wall Street. He set about betting heavily against risky mortgages and exposed financial markets. Whilst initially he lost millions as the real estate market continued to increase in value, in the summer of 2007 all hell broke loose and the markets imploded. By the end of that year, John Paulson had pulled off the greatest trade in history and made over $15 Billion for his firm from these subprime assets. This book is a epic read and once you start, you won’t be putting it down.
The Alchemy Of Finance – By George Soros
The Alchemy of Finance by George Soros is a fascinating look into one the biggest Wall Street titans that has made billions from making bets on the stock-market. This book looks into how these titans make there decisions to buy or sell a stock and the decision making process behind these multi-billion USD bets.
George Soros is one the best money managers on the planet and made billion in the early 90’s after he bet agains the british pound, however has since this time gone onto make billion more being active on the stock market. This book presents the theory and gives a good account of the current financial trends that give a good indication on how the stock-market works and how you as an investor can profit from.
This special edition features a new chapter that has previously not been seen that features some of the secrets of his success and a new Foreword by the Honorable Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The Greatest Trades of All Time – All the Greatest trades of all time from 1929 to Today
The Greatest Trades of all time is a book outlining all of the greatest trades that have ever been made whilst giving accurate accounts of how these top trader made huge profits during the some of the darkest periods of the stock-market.
The stock-market is famous for periodic boom’s and bust’s over the last 100 years starting with the 1929 crash and the following great depression up to the present financial crisis that took place in 2007-08, however even during these periods, some of the top Wall Street Trader and fund managers have been able to make huge profits by betting on the right side of the market.
All through this book the author Vincent Veneziani describes the economic financial forces that led to these these big bets being made, what happened to before the trades were made, what the thought process was during the trade and what the outcome was.