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10 Books to Read if You Want to Learn How to Trade

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Jonathan Henault Jul 28, 2021

When I was a kid, my favorite book was The Hobbit, and my favorite character, Gandalf the Grey. Some years after, the only wizards involved in my favorite books are trading wizards, the kind of people who can explain in a few wise words to beginners how you can learn how to trade. 

10 books to read if you want to learn how to trade

You don´t know what strategy is the best for you ? Check our top 10 must-read books for trader apprentices. 

 

Market Wizards (Jack Schwager) 

  1. Market Wizards (Jack Schwager) 

Based on interviews with the most successful traders of the past half-century, the ultimate “how to trade” books for wizards apprentices. 

 

Currency Trading for Dummies (Brian Dolan)

  1. Currency Trading for Dummies (Brian Dolan)

Another brilliant issue from the “For Dummies” series, for those who want to be Forex traders. 

 

New Trader, Rich Trader (Steve Burns)

  1. New Trader, Rich Trader (Steve Burns)

A fantastic fairytale, featuring the funny characters New Trader and Rich Trader, original and enriching. 

 

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing (Jack Bogle)

  1. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing (Jack Bogle)

A book that definitely makes sense, by the founder of The Vanguard Group. 

 

Trading in the Zone (Mark Douglas)

  1. Trading in the Zone (Mark Douglas)

More a psychology book than a trader guide, crucial to understand the mechanisms of traders’ minds. 

 

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Edwin Lefèvre)

  1. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Edwin Lefèvre)

Published in 1923 (!), the breath-taking recount of how a young boy became rich. Old school. 

 

The Complete TurtleTrader (Michael Covel)

  1. The Complete TurtleTrader (Michael Covel)

The story of a group of 23 beginner traders who follow the teachings of Richard Dennis. Inspiring. 

 

The Intelligent Investor (Benjamin Graham)

  1. The Intelligent Investor (Benjamin Graham)

1 million people (who bought this book) can’t be wrong. Or stupids. 

 

Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns (Thomas Bulkowski)

  1. Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns (Thomas Bulkowski)

Everything is in the title. A true encyclopedia, thick and rich. 

 

Monster Stocks (John Boik)

  1. Monster Stocks (John Boik)

An essential book on trading shares for the fans of the breakout strategy. 

 

When you’re tired of reading, you can always switch to your mobile and download the app of AdelTrade, the gaming platform for traders! Or another (funny) way of learning how to trade without taking any risks, playing virtual money in real market conditions. 

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