Warren Buffett recommends the following list of books, The Intelligent Investor by his mentor Benjamin Graham, which teaches practical investment strategy through making logically sound decisions requiring good judgment as a side effect. Security Analysis again is written by his mentors, which demands that you have a good analytical bent when it comes to stocks.
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits, by Philip A. Fisher, that teaches the novice investor that not just concentrating on financial statements is necessary, but the management of a company is also a rubric to measure the prosperity of stocks you may choose.
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crisis, by Timothy F. Geinther
The Essays of Warren Buffett, written by Warren Buffett.
Other books include Where Are the Customer’s Yachts, Essay in Persuasion by John Maynard Keynes. Another book by John Bogle compliments this list, and this book is titled, The Little Book Of Common Sense Investing.
Poor Charlie’s Almanack, edited by Peter Kaufman, is another book Buffett has read on this list.
He has also read The Most Important Thing Illuminated by Howard Marks.
Dream Big by Christia Correa is on this list.
Another dream titled book is First A Dream by Jim Clayton and Bill Retherford.
Take on the Street by Arthur Levitt is another book for future investors to read, as is Nuclear Terrorism by Graham Allison.
Buffett is into reading at least 1,000 pages a day, which was the case when he started his investment career. Many of these books are about patterns of success as well as having the ability to evaluating management decisions as part of the way stocks are measured up. These titles emphasize patience over impulsive investing.
Essays in Persuasion presents the theory that our grandchildren will work 15 hours a week. Start reading because Buffett is always caught up with his reading.