For a period of more years than I would care to admit, I’ve been fortunate to continually add to my collection of investment books, including the ever required reading of the classics, "Security Analysis" of Graham and Dodd fame, "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham, "Margin of Safety" by Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) and many others. Of all of the books mentioned in this article, these are among my favorites, and I can safely recommend them to all investors. They should all be included in your library as prized possessions.
Most recently, I found myself re-reading a great book on Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s investment strategy called "The Essential Buffett" by Robert G. Hagstrom. Hagstrom concludes his book with a final chapter entitled, “Learning From the Best.” He explains that Buffett worked around some of the best investors in the past and had also learned extensively by reading from some of the other greats. Says Buffett: Continue Reading »