“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
– Chinese Proverb
The same holds true for investing as well. The sooner you start investing, the more time your money has to compound. Even if you haven’t invested money yet, you can still start and take a shot at making a fortune in the stock market. But before you begin, we hope you know that earning money by investing or trading is not a cakewalk. The number of people losing money in the stock market is staggering as compared to the ones making a decent return on their investments.
So, before you embark on your journey in the stock market, learn about the nitty-gritty of the financial world. But how? You can gain knowledge about investment, shares, stock market and wealth creation through the various books written on the subject matter. But there is so much literature out there that one can be left spoiled for choice. That is why we bring you the 5 best books on stock market so you can start learning right away.
Top 5 Books on Stock Market for beginners
|S. No.||Books on Stock Market|
|1.||The Intelligent Investor|
|2.||One Up on Wall Street|
|3.||Rich Dad, Poor Dad|
|4.||Coffee Can Investing: The Low Risk Road to Stupendous Wealth|
|5.||Think and Grow Rich|
The Intelligent Investor
By Benjamin Graham
Published in 1949, Benjamin Graham’s The Intelligent Investor is still considered by many to be the best book on investing ever written. It emphasizes the value investing strategy – which is buying undervalued stocks. Even after 70 years of its initial publication, The Intelligent Investor is still one of the most influential books for investors.
One Up on Wall Street
By Peter Lynch
Although Peter Lynch has penned down seemingly countless books on stock market, One Up on Wall Street is believed by many to be one of his best works, if not the. In the book, the legendary investor gives insights on how a regular investor can outperform even the veterans through some simple ways. Get this book if you wish to learn the art of picking multibagger stocks.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad
By Robert Kiyosaki
While some might say that Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad is not a book about stock market, per se, it is undoubtedly one of the most influential modern pieces of literature on personal finance and wealth creation. Although the book was published 20 years ago, it still continues to change the way people look at and think about money.
Coffee Can Investing: The Low Risk Road to Stupendous Wealth
By Pranab Uniyal, Rakshit Ranjan, and Saurabh Mukherjea
There is no denying the fact that there is a dearth of good books on investing in India and the Indian stock market. However, Coffee Can Investing is a great read for young Indian investors seeking a low-risk path to great wealth. The book puts forward tips on how to pick good quality stocks, diversify your portfolio and ensure a financially sound future. The investing book reiterates the “buy and forget” strategy that so many stock gurus recommend.
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Think and Grow Rich
By Napoleon Hill
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill is half self-help and half financial guide. Apart from advocating visualization and human imagination, the financial book also shares stories on some legends of the business world. Needless to say, if you are searching for motivation for kick-starting your journey in the stock world, then Think and Grow Rich is a must read.
While these are our top picks for the best books on stock market to read in 2022, some others worth mentioning here are Peter Lynch’s Beating the Street and Learn to Earn, and The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need by Andrew Tobias.
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