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The Trading Tribe
TurtleTrader® comment: Ed Seykota’s first publicly published work “The Trading Tribe” book is now available.
The Market Wizards
The New Market Wizards
TurtleTrader® comment: If the original Market Wizards books by Jack Schwager were an introduction, the TurtleTrader site is an investigative report by comparison. However, please read these 2 books — the sections on Seykota, Hite and Marcus are great reads.
Trading and Exchanges
TurtleTrader® comment: Larry Harris puts together the definitive basics book. Grab it. Read our review.
TurtleTrader® comment: You think your personal psychology is not important in your trading? Think again.
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
Peter L. Bernstein
TurtleTrader® comment: Single best book on risk available.
TurtleTrader® comment: Atlas Shrugged is considered by many top traders required reading. It is the capitalist manifesto.
Ludwig von Mises
TurtleTrader® comment: A fantastic read on human psychology and free markets. If you are liberal prepare to be angry.
Escape to the Futures
TurtleTrader® comment: The discussion on p. 363 is worth the price of book. October 1987 in stark terms.
TurtleTrader® comment: A very good read. Mixes trading with international relations. His ambition is infectious.
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
TurtleTrader® comment: Read it. Period.
Where Are the Customer’s Yachts?
TurtleTrader® comment: Brokers and Wall Street really don’t help.
TurtleTrader® comment: Michael Milken and junk bond financing.
Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Stephen Jay Gould
TurtleTrader® comment: Gould could break the nasty details of statistics down to anyone through colorful stories and hard math.
The Vandal’s Crown
Gregory J. Millman
TurtleTrader® comment: Covering the insides of currency trading in the early 90’s. Hard to find.
The Merchants of Debt: KKR
TurtleTrader® comment: If you want to learn about leveraged buyouts read this book. KKR is American capitalism in the 1980’s.
A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets
Jack D. Schwager
TurtleTrader® comment: A very good primer on the futures market.
Option Volatility and Pricing
TurtleTrader® comment: If you trade options or want to learn this is the bible of options terminology.
Memos from the Chairman
Alan C. Greenburg
TurtleTrader® comment: A good read from the CEO of Bear Stearns. Logic to live by.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
TurtleTrader® comment: Crowd psychology 101.
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