A friend gave me the GERMAN book to read after talking about it during a walk. The book is the sequel to Das Café am Rande der Welt which I did not read. I enjoyed the book anyway.
The book helps people answer what they really want in life by telling a simple story about a man who re-enters a special coffee shop. The first of his visits changed his life for the better and was covered in the first book.
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I consumed a lot of Terry’s content before. Now a blog reader gave me this book and I was happy to finally read it …
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I had this classic investing book on my reading list for some time and right after reading through the Kindle extract …
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I just read another book by Andreas Eschbach: Ein König für Deutschland which roughly translates as A King for Germany …
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I read about Fortune’s Formula somewhere and put it on my reading list because I am greatly interested in the topic of Position Sizing which the book is about and more specifically about the Kelly Formula.
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A friend works at an investing firm and gave me this book, thus I read the German hardcover version Das Value Investing Handbuch of this great value investing book. I wondered before if I should read more paper-based books instead of the usual kindle version. This book was perfect to read as the hardcover version …
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This book was on my reading list for a long time. The full book title describes its message quite well: Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets.
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I added this classic about value investing to my reading list some time ago. I read the recently updated verion (Dec 2020).
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Capital allocation is of utmost importance for exceptional long-term shareholder returns, and should be handled by CEOs accordingly! …
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I got to know about Thinking in bets from Annie Duke when reading Howard Marks’ books. As many of my readers will know by now, I love poker, but …
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The last two books I finished were both from Andreas Eschbach and I read them in German. The two books were non-investment related, but just good books. And, they gave me food-for-thought!
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Vitaliy Katsenelson is one of my favorite authors of high-quality investment content. This is why I read his research about electric vehicles or EVs and many of his opinion pieces about Tesla some months ago (I believe it was an email-series). Anyway, some days ago I got to know that he offers his book Tesla, Elon Musk and the EV revolution for free for a few days. Beyond question, I read his book!
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I just finished reading the book ‘The Education of a Value Investor’ from Guy Spier after just three days. As an exception I read the German version. The author describes his personal journey of how he became not only a better value investor but also a better and happier individual at the same time.
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Since I love Howard Marks’ investment memos and I liked the last book I read from him, I decided to read another one. Today, I finished Mastering The Market Cycle. The essence of the book could be summarized as “What the wise man does in the beginning, the fool does in the end.”
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Since I love the investment memos from Howard Marks from Oaktree Capital, I decided to read The Most Important Thing Illuminated from Marks as my next investment book.
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