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Point72 Academy Recommended Reading

April 2022

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At Point72 Academy, we teach you how to think about financial markets, but we leave it up to you to reach your own conclusions. Gaining a deeper understanding of the ins and outs of finance will help shape your unique view and position you for success. To help get you started, here is a list of some of our favorite reads for expanding your knowledge on everything from historical events in finance, to tips from some of the most successful traders, to explainers on different styles of investing.

Stock Market Wizards: Interviews with America’s Top Stock Traders
By Jack D. Schwager

Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises
By Charles Kindleberger and Robert Aliber

The Crash of 2008 & What It Means: The New Paradigm for Financial Markets
By George Soros

Liar’s Poker
By Michael Lewis

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
By Edwin Lefèvre

Adaptive Markets
By Andrew Lo

Judgement Under Uncertainty
By Daniel Kahnerman

Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns
By Michael J. Mauboussin and Alfred Rappaport

The Inner Game of Tennis
By Timothy Gallwey

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
By Malcolm Gladwell

The Essays of Warren Buffett
By Warren Buffett

Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation
By Edward Chancellor

Competition Demystified: A Radically Simplified Approach to Business Strategy
By Bruce Greenwald and Judd Kahn

When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
By Roger Lowenstein

The Wisdom of Crowds
By James Surowiecki

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
By Liaquat Ahamed

The Pit
By Frank Norris

Classics and Classics II edited
By Charles Ellis

Running Money
By Andy Kessler

Competitive Advantge
By Michael Porter

The Art of Short Selling
By Kathryn F. Staley

Quality Investing: Owning the Best Companies for the Long Term
By Lawrence A. Cunningham, Torkell T. Eide, & Patrick Hargreaves

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