Pioneering Portfolio Management – Book Of The Month

Pioneering Portfolio Management is a book where David Swensen, Yale's portfolio manager, provides his insight on portfolio management. Under his 23 year tenure at Yale, Swensen added $20 billion to Yale's endowment. In this week's blog post, I will talk…

The Wealth Of Nations – Book Of The Month

The Wealth of Nations, written by Adam Smith, is truly a masterpiece. Billionaires such as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have admired and praised Adam Smith's writing. Here's a video form Berkshire Hathaway's 2015 shareholder meeting, where Warren Buffett and…

The Little Book Of Behavioral Investing – Book Of The Month

As an investor, I find that it is very important to understand how the human brain works. Emotional turmoil, overconfidence, and biases are the three biggest traits that can make an investor lose everything. Behavioral finance recognizes that there is…

The Little Book Of Common Sense Investing – Book Of The Month

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns by John Bogle is a great introductory book that helps develop the correct mindset about investing. The book outlines how to…

The Power Of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact – Book Of The Month

In this week’s blog post, I will talk about the main takeaways from the book, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. The entire book revolves around the idea of…

Onward: How Starbucks Fought For Its Life Without Losing Its Soul – Book Of The Month

Almost everyone has been a customer at Starbucks, but not everyone knows the story behind the rise, downfall, and rescue that went into creating the brand that Starbucks is today. Howard Schultz talks about the successes and failures that Starbucks…

No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From A Man Who Walked On The Moon – Book Of The Month

2019 is the 50th year anniversary since the United States put man on the moon. I though this would be the perfect year to read and know more about a man who actually walked on the moon. No Dream Is…

Sway: The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior – Book Of The Month

Charlie Munger, a billionaire value investor, has always been big on trying to understand cognitive biases and irrationalities involved in decision making processes. This month's book, Sway: The Irresistible Pull Of Irrational Behavior by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman, is along…

Leadership: In Turbulent Times – Book Of The Month

One of my favorite books of all time is "Leadership: In Turbulent Times" written by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The book takes you through the lives of 4 of the past US presidents - Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt,…

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt – Book of the Month

I recently finished listening to "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt", a biography of Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt written by T.J. Stiles. This 29 hour audiobook is a true rags to riches story. Vanderbilt rose from boatman to…

Keeping at It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government – Book of the Month

I recently listened to "Keeping at It", which is an autobiography of Paul Volcker. Paul Volcker has served under multiple US Presidents, however his most important role was as the Federal Reserve Chairman under President Jimmy Carter and President Ronald…

Where Are The Customers’ Yachts? – Book of the Month

In this week's blog post, I will be talking about a book which was recommended by billionaire Warren Buffett during the Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting. The book is called "Where Are The Customers' Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look…