Unformatted text preview: other aspects of psychology often rattle investors and move stocks. Peter Lynch's Beating the Street is essentially the journal of a very successful money manager, which is what makes it so readable and informative. The thing I love about this book is the passion for investing that jumps off every page--if this book doesn't get you excited about picking stocks, nothing will. Marty Whitman's The Aggressive Conservative Investor, and David Dreman's Contrarian Investment Strategies. Roger Lowenstein's When Genius Failed, which chronicles the rise and fall of the Long-Term Capital Management hedge fund in the late 1990s. I can't recommend this one highly enough. The story is good--LTCM really did come close to causing major financial havoc--and the lessons you can learn are even better....
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- Spring '08
- Finance, Long-Term Capital Management, Jeremy Siegel, Psychology of Investing, Burton Malkiel, Gary Belsky