Many of you have been asking me which Must Read Trading Books I recommend. These books will range from Psychology, Technical Analysis, Fundamental Analysis, Advice, and much much more! Remember, this is a marathon and not a sprint so take your time and truly let these lessons sink in.

Must Read Trading Books
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Trading is Mental

As a trader we must do our best to master our emotions if we want to last longterm in the stock market. Here are books that help take the emotion out of trading or at least how to manage your emotions so that you aren’t buying high and selling low or vise versa. We want to succeed in trading and it’s often the counter-intuitive lessons that help the most.

An American Hedge Fund by Timothy Sykes

Trading in the Zone written by Mark Douglas

The Psychology of Trading By Brett Steenbarger

Trading Psychology 2.0 by Brett Steenbarger

The Daily Trading Coach by Brett Steenbarger

The Complete Trader by Mark Douglas & Paula Webb

The Little Book of Market Wizards by Jack Schwager

One Good Trade by Mike Bellafiore

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

Poor Charlie’s Almanac by Charlie Munger

Poor Richard’s Almanac by Benjamin Franklin

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Trading Log Book (Fill in Personal Trading Journal) by Boc Publishing

Transforming Wall Street by Kim Ann Curtin

Technical/Fundamental Analysis

Analyzing Charts/News

Need help understanding support and resistance on a chart? What about all the lines you see on traders computers? Maybe you don’t know what a candlestick is or how to understand the green and red candles, here are books that help you understand charts, news, analysis, and more!

The Complete Penny Stock Course by Jamil Alluch Forward Written by Tim Sykes

Japanese Candle Stick Charting 1st Edition by Steve Nison

Japanese Candle Stick 2nd Edition Charting by Steve Nison

The Candle Stick Course by Steve Nison

Profiting with Japanese Candle Stick Charts by Steve Nison

Technical Analysis Using Multiple Time Frames by Brian Shannon

A Complete Guide to Volume Price Analysis by Anna Coulling

Stock Trader’s Almanac 2021 by

How to Trade in Stocks by Jesse Livermore

Stories About Great Traders

Learn About Profitable Traders’ Journeys

An American Hedge Fund by Timothy Sykes

Market Wizards: Top Traders by Jack Schwager

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre


Not Tax Advice but Great to Read

The Tax Guide for Traders by Robert Green, CPA

Green’s 2021 Trader Tax Guide by Robert Green, CPA


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Timothy Sykes – My Trading Teacher

SuperMan – Longterm Trader

These are the Must Read Trading Books that every trader needs to read if they want to improve their knowledge for the longterm game of trading. There is nothing better than reading/listening to a book when you are on a long drive, trying to go to sleep, preparing for the day, needing to relax, cooking, etc. Simply carry a book with you or play the audio in your car or on your headphones. You can always improve your knowledge and these are great resources to help!

Let me know which books have helped you along your journey in the comments!

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