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Some of the Best Books on Investing

These are a few recent outstanding books on investing which offer insights into how to begin and what to expect.

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Getting Started

The Library has several newsletters and hundreds of books on personal investing. To get started you might want to look first at books such as these, which offer general guidance on money and investing.

Other Free Sources for Getting Started

  • American Association of Individual Investors
    AAII is a nonprofit organization whose website offers individual investors free educational resources and investment tools. A good place to start learning about investing.
  • Investor.gov
    Help in getting started, from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Electronic Resources

These can be used to find thousands of articles about investing in general and about the prospects for particular investments.

 

Mutual Funds

These guides recommend specific mutual funds.

Morningstar Mutual Funds
Mutual Funds ranked.
The most popular ratings of mutual funds.

The No-Load Fund Investor
Ratings of selected stock and bond mutual funds.

Noload Fund X
Ratings for mutual funds, with analysis of overall stock and bond markets.

Forbes
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for individual stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Includes annual issue rating mutual funds. Intended for wealthy readers.

Standard & Poor's Trends & Projections
Analysis of major economic indicators and their influence on investments.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
Analysis of major news stories and their influence on stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Moneyletter
Analysis of economic indicators and suggestions for mutual funds, stocks, and bonds.

Richard E. Band's Profitable Investing
Analysis of major news stories, with suggested individual stocks and bond mutual funds.

Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for particular stocks, options, and mutual funds.

Fortune
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for individual stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

 

Investment Newsletters and Magazines

These recommend specific stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or futures.

The Value Line Investment Survey
Individual stocks ranked by predicted investment performance.
The most popular investment newsletter.

Morningstar Mutual Funds
Mutual Funds ranked.
The most popular ratings of mutual funds.

The Kiplinger Letter
Weekly analysis of major new stories and their influence on business and investments.

Standard & Poor's The Outlook
News analysis with suggestions for individual stocks to buy.

Standard & Poor's Trends & projections
Analysis of major economic indicators and their influence on investments.


Standard & Poor's Trendline Current Market Perspectives
Statistics and charts for 2,300 individual stocks.

Standard & Poor's Bond Guide
Ratings for 7,300 corporate bonds.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
Analysis of major news stories and their influence on stocks, bonds and mutual funds.

Moneyletter
Analysis of economic indicators and suggestions for mutual funds, stocks, and bonds.

Richard E. Band's Profitable Investing
Analysis of major news stories, with suggested individual stocks and bond mutual funds.

The No-Load Fund Investor
Ratings of selected stock and bond mutual funds.

Noload Fund X
Ratings for mutual funds, with analysis of overall stock and bond markets.

Barron's national business and financial weekly
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for particular stocks and options.

Forbes
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for individual stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Intended for wealthy readers.

Fortune
Articles on business, politics, and investments, with suggestions for individual stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Futures
Investing in stock and commodity options.
Intended for sophisticated investors only.

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