Peter Lynch is known as one of the most successful and renowned investors in history. Lynch is the legendary former manager of the Magellan Fund at the significant investment brokerage Fidelity. Lynch wrote and co-authored several books and papers on investing strategies, including One Up on Wall Street, published by Simon & Schuster in 1989, which sold over one million copies. Peter Lynch’s books are some of the finest financial literature masterpieces ever created. You can take financial advice from a man who has significant experience in the stock market and many investment forms since the 1960s.
His books are the things by which we can learn how to give an outstanding performance in the market as Peter lynch gave in the past. He knows what he’s doing at the time of investment and how to manage a portfolio.
He likes to write books that are easy to read and easily understandable by any reader. The magic of Lynch’s writing is that he conspicuously simplifies the complicated terminologies you would generally find in anything related to the finance world and the stock market until even a complete novice can understand its meaning.
Some of the best Peter Lynch books:
1. One up on Wall Street
One up on Wall Street is the last book written by Peter Lynch but the most famous one, that’s why this book has topped our list. This is not an ordinary investing book that just tells about to do investing, this book makes the readers think whether they are right for inverting or not.
Obviously, you need money to start investing, and according to Peter Lynch, a person shouldn’t hold off on buying a house in order to get rich quickly as it’s not going to happen.
Further in this book, if an investor figures out that he is ready for investing, Lynch offers them some sound investment advice. As he mention in the previous book, lynch mentioned that the investor should strictly stick to what they know and avoid investing in ‘hot’ sectors. Because these sectors can an easy way to lose all your money within no time.
Also, Lynch added that the investor should see the stock as a small part of the company. Look for the answers to some questions like Where is the company going? What are their earnings prospects? These are the questions lynch asks himself when he is going to invest in a company.
Along with this, many such things have been added by Peter Lynch that an investor should know so that he can master investing.
2. Beating the Street
The author starts with a story about a group of 7th-grade students who make mock investments as part of their curriculum. The students are instructed to invest in companies they own and to research their choices to explain to their classmates why they made them. The 7th graders do exceptionally well, significantly beating the S&P 500 index.
Their story shows that even a child can invest successfully if they choose companies they are familiar with and do their research. The kids compiled a list of potential stocks and then researched each one thoroughly, checking earnings and relative strength. Before any kid could put stock in their portfolio, they should have the relevant knowledge of the stock and complete study.
3. Learn To Earn
Learn to earn is the best book for a learner who wants to learn the stock market and the basic principles of investing in the stock market. It gives a sneak peek into the recent history of America and how it became a supergiant and superpower. Although the book talks about the US market, it is very relevant to Indian investors as the principles of finance and investing remain the same worldwide.
It explains the principles of investing lucidly and straightforwardly. If you want to become rich and multiply your money, you need to learn how money works. It also teaches how to pick quality stocks or companies for investment.
Some of the lessons of this book are:
the companies around us
history of capitalism
basic of investing
Pros and cons of the five essential investment tools
Basic methods of stock picking
Different stages of company
The individual hands
4. Forbes Great Minds Of Business
In this book, Five extraordinary people share their insights and experiences with journalist Gretchen Morgenson, Senior editor at Forbes magazine, a unique collection of conversations in Forbes Great Minds of Business.
With exceptional business acumen, extraordinary resiliency, and a strong sense of commitment, these great business minds have achieved levels of success that are unmatchable in their respective fields. They have survived during an era roiled by transformation, keeping their fortunes and their reputations intact at a time when either can be ruined more quickly than they made.
They have changed the way the American business is conducted and transformed all the business strategies like brought a monumental change introducing groundbreaking products and services.
5. The Church’s Story: A History Of Pastoral
It is an engaging overview of the two-thousand-year histories of the Christian community, especially the Roman Catholic community, in its efforts to engage in pastoral care.
This accessible, informative history approaches the vital issue of pastoral care with a broad perspective on its many aspects:
Reasonable care for human suffering.
The struggle against injustice.
Evangelizing the world’s peoples.
The attempt to work through the divisions and diversities that can threaten to tear Christians apart.
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Sourabh Sharma is a hobbyist book reader, Entrepreneur, and a literature student at Delhi University. A blog writer by day and a book reader by night, he is oathed to discuss himself in a third person but can be persuaded to do so from time to time.