I created my aStore and added some books there. You can go there by clicking the “aStore” link at my home page. Those are the books I have read over last few years, and I will recommend to others who have interest in business, management and finance. A little comments on those books (listed in the order of easiness of reading, from easier to more difficult):
One up on wall street(*): Peter Lynch was a legendary fund manager, and his book was both full of humor and wisdom, it’s both fun and easy to read. The book got Chinese version but I don’t know the transaltion quality. As matter of fact, I felt many things just can not be translated. So I strongly recommend reading his English version.
Finding the next Starbucks: Michael Moe is the founder of Think Equity, and he was the analyst who found Starbucks in its hyper growth days (1990s). Michael is good trend reader. But we should learn his thinking instead of just taking his results, e.g., he said Crocs is a fad.
Winning: Jack Welch is the guru of management, just by looking at how many Fortune 500 CEOs have worked for GE one time or the other, you know how good a teacher Jack is. Very pratical advice for people working in the business world, from entry level to senior management. I believe his book has Chinese version too. But again I think we should read the source if possible.
The essays of warren buffett: Warren has not written a book about investing. But he writes an annual letter every year to his Berkshire Hathaway’s investors. This book is a collection of that. You can get all the letters at the company’s web site. But I think this book is worth to buy, not only because it’s easy to carry around, but it has some background comments from the editor.
The only three questions that count: Ken Fisher is the son of Philips Fisher (the author of the next book), and his firm manages lots of money for rich people. Ken is very innovative and he likes to come up with some new analysis methods for capital markets.
Common stocks and uncommon profits: Philips Fisher, he is not as famous as Buffett, but Warren consulted him from time to time. A great thinker and analyst. His book was written in 1950s, and the English is not easy to read. This is a book you need a cup of coffee and full attention to read. On the other hand, you can read Lynch and Moe’s books on couch.
*Please note I am not promoting those books in any way. Nor am I interest in moneitizing from this web site. But I need to pay real money to get this site up and running (web hosting etc).
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