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  1. 1. Suggested Readings and Links for Students of Finance (Right click to link to book description from Amazon) The Stories When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management; Roger Lowenstein Origins of the Crash; Roger Lowenstein Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street; Peter Bernstein Capital Ideas Evolving; Peter Bernstein Liar’s Poker: Rising through the Wreckage on Wall Street; Michael Lewis Monkey Business: Swinging through the Wall Street Jungle; John Rolfe and Peter Troob Nerds on Wall Street: Math, Machines, and Wired Markets; David Leinweber Perspectives on Decision Making Irrational Exuberance; Robert Schiller Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets; Nicholas Taleb The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable; Nicholas Taleb Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game; Michael Lewis Reminiscences of a Stock Operator; Edwin Levernc Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk; Peter Bernstein A Random Walk Down Wall Street; Burton Malkiel Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds; Charles MacKay The Wisdom of Crowds; James Surowiecki The Poker face of Wall Street; Aaron Brown More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places; Michael Mauboussin A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market; John Allen Paulos The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives; Leonard Mlodinow (bonus: video) Words from “the Gurus” Bill Gross on Investing; William H. Gross Essays by Warren Buffett; Warren Buffett The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market; George Soros Maestro: Greenspan’s Fed and the American Boom; Bob Woodward The Education of a Speculator; Victor Niederhoffer Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders; Jack D. Schwager The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America’s Top Traders; Jack D. Schwager Money Masters of Our Time; John Train One Up On Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market; Peter Lynch Inside the House of Money; Steven Drobny The Intelligent Investor; Benjamin Graham How I became a Quant: Insights from 25 of Wall Street’s Elite; Richard Lindsey and Barry Schachter
  2. 2. References Understanding Wall Street; Jeffrey Little and Lucian Rhodes Barron's Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms; John Downes and Jordan Elliot Goodman Trading and Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners; Larry Harris Analysis for Financial Management; Robert Higgins Financial Modeling; Simon Benninga Hidden Financial Risk: Understanding off Balance Sheet Financing; J. Edward Ketz The Financial Numbers Game: Detecting creative accounting Practices; Charles Mulford Financial Shenanigans: How to detect accounting gimmicks and fraud in financial reports; Howard Schilit Financial Fine Print: Uncovering a Company’s True Value; Michelle Leder Introduction to Fixed Income Mathematics; Frank Fabozzi Investment Valuation; Aswath Damodaran Handbook of Fixed Income Securities; Frank Fabozzi Handbook of Mortgage Backed Securities; Frank Fabozzi Principles of Corporate Finance; Franklin Allen, Richard Brealey, and Stewart Myers Bond Book: Everything Investors Need to Know About Treasuries, Municipals, GNMAs, Corporates, Zeros, Bond Funds, Money Market Funds, and More; Annette Thau Controlling and Managing Interest Rate Risk; Anthony G. Cornyn and Robert A. Klein The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities; Edited by Frank J. Fabozzi The Money Market; Marcia Stigum Money Market Bond Calculations; Marcia Stigum Options, Futures and Other Derivatives; John C. Hull Derivatives; Robert McDonald Option Volatility & Pricing: Advanced Strategies and Techniques ;Sheldon Natenberg Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management; Frank Reilly and Keith Brown Essentials of Investments; Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane, and Alan Marcus Cartoon Guide to Statistics; Larry Gonick and Woollcott Smitt International Economics: Theory and Policy; Paul R. Krugman Heard on the Street: Quantitative Questions from Wall Street Job Interviews; Tim Crack Vault Guide to Finance Interviews Vault Guide to Sales and Trading Vault Guide to Investment Banking Websites News, prices, and forecasts DealBook's document room
  3. 3. Bloomberg Markets monthly magazine Data for the muni market WoframAlpha - Finance Market trading simulations CME Group market simulation game Yahoo's list of financial simulation games on the web Exchanges (single stock futures) Financial Research American Finance Association and link to the Journal of Finance Journal of Financial Economics Review of Financial Studies Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Journal of Corporate Finance Western Finance Association SSRN: Financial Economics Network John Cochrane's writing tips for Ph D students Other Reelin’ in the years - A collection of videos chronicling the history of finance
  4. 4. Warren Buffet’s letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders Numbersguy Bloomberg’s Financial Glossary (compiled by Campbell Harvey) Statistical Analysis and Football: A great combination Trading Technologies See extensive list of exchanges and trading firms under TT gateways Corrections or suggestions for additions are appreciated. Email them to