Howard Marks
Book Recommendations

  • A Short History of Financial Euphoria

    A Short History of Financial Euphoria

    A Short History of Financial Euphoria

    John Kenneth Galbraith
    Business & Economics
    4.09 (1,420)

    The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."—the atlantic.

    Howard Marks

    That has been very inspirational for me.

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  • Fooled by Randomness

    Fooled by Randomness

    Fooled by Randomness

    Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    Business & Economics
    4.07 (55,864)

    Howard Marks

    I think it's a really important book in terms of its ideas.

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  • The Warren Buffett Way

    The Warren Buffett Way

    The Warren Buffett Way

    Robert G. Hagstrom
    Business & Economics
    4.14 (14,927)

    "simply the most important new stock book of the 1990s, to date. buy it and read it." -kenneth l. fisher forbes the runaway bestseller-updated with new material included for the first time! "the warren buffett way outlines his career and presents examples of how his investment techniques and methods evolved and the important individuals in that process. it also details the key investment decisions that produced his unmatched record of performance." -from the foreword by peter s. lynch bestselling author, one up on wall street and beating the street ."

    Howard Marks

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

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  • Principles

    Principles

    Principles

    Ray Dalio
    Business & Economics
    4.08 (45,960)

    In 1975, ray dalio founded an investment firm, bridgewater associates, out of his two-bedroom apartment in new york city. forty years later, bridgewater has made more money for its clients than any other hedge fund in history and grown into the fifth most important private company in the united states, according to fortune magazine. dalio himself has been named to time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. along the way, dalio discovered a set of unique principles that have led to bridgewater’s exceptionally effective culture,

    Howard Marks

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

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  • Factfulness

    Factfulness

    Factfulness

    H. Rosling
    Business & Economics
    Nature
    4.34 (150,518)

    When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school—we systematically get the answers wrong. so wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, nobel laureates, and investment bankers.in factfulness, professor of international health and global ted phenomenon hans rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, anna and ola, offers . they reveal —from our tendency to divide the world into two camps (usually some version of us and

    Howard Marks

    I would recommend Factfulness, and I love the idea of unmasking biases.

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  • Bringing Down the House
    Howard Marks

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

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  • Against the Gods

    Against the Gods

    Against the Gods

    Peter L. Bernstein
    Business & Economics
    3.94 (12,532)

    With the stock market breaking records almost daily, leaving longtime market analysts shaking their heads and revising their forecasts, a study of the concept of risk seems quite timely. peter bernstein has written a comprehensive history of man's efforts to understand risk and probability, beginning with early gamblers in ancient greece, continuing through the 17th-century french mathematicians pascal and fermat and up to modern chaos theory. along the way he demonstrates that understanding risk underlies everything from game theory to bridge-building to winemaking.

    Howard Marks

    Recommended on Tim Ferriss' podcast

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