Recommended Books

Books Recommended by the FEI Board of Advisors

Advances in Behavioral Finance
Richard H. Thaler

Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk
Peter L. Bernstein

The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created
William J. Bernstein

A Brief History of Economic Genius
Paul Strathern

The Business of America: Tales from the Marketplace-American Enterprise from the Settling of New England to the Breakup of AT&T
John Steele Gordon

Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
Peter L. Bernstein

The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
Gustave Le Bon

Dynamic Hedging: Managing Vanilla and Exotic Options
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Education of a Speculator
Victor Niederhoffer

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Charles Mackay

Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in the Markets and in Life
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The Great Salad Oil Swindle
Norman C. Miller

The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
David Hackett Fischer

A History of Interest Rates
Sidney Homer & Richard Eugene Sylla

Irrational Exuberance
Robert J. Shiller

Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises
Charles P. Kindleberger

A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market
John Allen Paulos

Minding Mister Market: Ten Years on Wall Street with Grant’s Interest Rate Observer
James Grant

On Money and Markets: A Wall Street Memoir
Henry Kaufman

The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else
Hernando de Soto

The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century
Robert J. Shiller

The Number: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Street and Corporate America
Alex Berenson

The Origins of the Crash: The Great Bubble and Its Undoing
Roger Lowenstein

Practical Speculation
Victor Niederhoffer and Laurel Kenner

Real Options: Managing Strategic Investment in an Uncertain World
Martha Amram & Nalin Kulatilaka

Relevance Lost: The Rise and Fall of Management Accounting
H. Thomas Johnson and Robert S. Kaplan

Reminiscences of a Stock Market Operator
Edwin Lefevre

The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability before Pascal
James Franklin

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country
William Greider

Security Analysis
Benjamin Graham & David Dodd

Seeing Tomorrow: Rewriting the Rules of Risk
Ron S. Dembo & Andrew Freeman

The Trouble with Prosperity: The Loss of Fear, the Rise of Speculation, and the Risk to American Savings
James Grant

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

The Winner’s Curse
Richard H. Thaler

The Wisdom of Crowds
James Surowiecki