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The Best Investment Books for 2021

Although we’re not even halfway through 2021 yet, the first few months of the year have brought many excellent investment titles! From Bitcoin investment to a peek inside Warren Buffett’s mind, we round up the best investment books for 2021 that have hit the shelves already.

Posted: 30th April 2021 by
Katina Hristova
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Warren Buffett: Inside the Ultimate Money Mind

Robert G. Hagstrom

Known for his in-depth analyses of Warren Buffett’s investing practices, Hagstrom delves into the influences that helped build those practices in his new book. Dissecting Buffett’s mind, he offers an extensive analysis of the philosophies of self-reliance, stoicism, rationalism and pragmatism and explains how they can contribute to your investment decisions.

The book also looks at value investing and its evolution, outlines the characteristics of good active management and offers tips on how to successfully develop a business-driven investing mindset.

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Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life

William Green

William Green is a renowned financial journalist, who has written for Forbes, Time, Fortune and The New Yorker. Drawing on his interviews with many of the world’s biggest super-investors conducted over the past 25 years, his new book is a source of inspiration on how to build wealth and live a happy life. From insights from Sir John Templeton to Jack Bogle, Ed Thorp to Will Danoff, Charlie Munger to Mohnish Pabrai, and many more, Green offers us the gift of wisdom that comes from experience, in the hope that his book will enrich the life of every reader – both financially and personally.

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Trend Following Mindset: The Genius of Legendary Trader Tom Basso

Michael Covel

International bestselling author Michael Covel’s new book shares the extraordinary conversations he’s had with Tom Basso on his Trend Following podcast. His discussions with the trading legend offer incredible insights into not just trading, but also business and life, as well as the role his mindset has played in achieving success.

An absolutely unmissable book for anyone interested in trend following – full of profound advice and inspiration!

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Value(s): Building a Better World for All

Mark Carney

In a new book on the most pressing issues the world faces right now, the ex-Governor of the Bank of England and one of the great economic thinkers of our time Mark Carney explores the conflict between our values as a society and the economic market’s value.

One of this year’s absolute must-reads, labelled as ‘the essential handbook’ by Christine Lagarde, Value(s) uncovers global economic and social problems and offers realistic solutions on how to fix them in the post-COVID world.

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The Mental Game of Trading: A System for Solving Problems with Greed, Fear, Anger, Confidence, and Discipline

Jared Tendler

What are your most common trading mistakes? Jared Tendler’s new book The Mental Game of Trading offers a step-by-step trading psychology system that will help you fix them!

Looking at the mental side of trading as opposed to the technicalities, the internationally recognised mental game coach illustrates his system with examples from traders who have successfully followed it, promising excellent results for all types of traders!

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More Straight Talk on Investing: Lessons for a Lifetime

Jack Brennan

Jack Brennan has devoted his career to helping people invest their money as the ex-Chairman and CEO of Vanguard. In his More Straight Talk on Investing book, he has compiled four decades’ worth of lessons, hoping to help readers develop the knowledge, discipline and confidence to navigate the financial markets and see consistent investment success.

With exceptional wit and intelligence, Brennan shares invaluable tips on investment that will resonate with both novice and more seasoned investors. This new edition offers three new chapters centred around evaluating advice options, garnering lessons from endowments and responding to a low-interest-rate environment.

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A Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin

Matthew R. Kratter and Victor Gray

With Bitcoin’s growing popularity, Matthew R. Kratter and Victor Gray have written a useful book that will teach readers everything they need to know before investing in Bitcoin. In addition to offering an array of excellent tips on investing in the cryptocurrency, it also covers topics like why the US Government can't ban Bitcoin and useful information on how to avoid the most costly mistakes beginners make.

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Capital Allocators: How the World’s Elite Money Managers Lead and Invest

Ted Seides

The finance leaders of today are the CIOs at endowments, foundations, family offices, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds. However, these elite investors are rarely in the public eye but many of them have spoken with Ted Seides on his Capital Allocators podcast. Drawing on interviews from the first 150 episodes, this book offers an insight into the knowledge and experience of the world’s top professional investors.

It is an essential reading for current and fledging CIOs, the money managers that work with them and everyone interested in investing!

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