A Complete List of the Best Trading Books and Stories

Thinking of something to do while stuck at home in quarantine? Cryptowatch’s The Dude has you covered with his handy list of 19 educational and pertinent trading-related reads.

The Dude is a former pit trader and used to operate his own commodity trading firm, so he is no stranger to the topic of trading. His list of long reads includes books on risk, randomness, candlesticks and legendary traders.

We recommend starting with the trading pit veteran’s favorite book, called “Against the Gods,” and then check out the 1932 biography of Jesse Livermore—who was one of the greatest market speculators that ever lived. 

All trading books link to Amazon shopping pages. Enjoy. 

Cover Title and Author 
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L. Bernstein  –   The Dude’s favorite book.
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre – A “Must Read” according to The Dude
Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques – Second Edition by Steve Nison
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications by John Murphy
Intermarket Analysis: Profiting From Global Market Relationships by John Murphy
Option Pricing & Volatility: Advanced Trading Strategies and Techniques
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance In Life and In The Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought by Murray N. Rothbard
The Logical Trader: Applying A Method To The Madness by Mark B. Fisher
Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager
The Money Masters by John Train
The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires
Entries & Exits: Visits to Sixteen Trading Rooms by Alexander Elder
The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution
Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis
When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Monetary System and How We Can Break Free
Choice, Cooperation and Human Action by Robert P. Murphy

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