Book Reviews

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator is a fictionalised account of the life of securities trader Larry Livingston.

Silicon Valley is celebrated for being a leading technology and innovation hub which is why it has been dubbed the start-up capital of the world.

Nike was born from a passion for running, fuelled by an addictive thrill of winning with the finishing line yet unknown.

This week Mario Draghi, chairman of the European Central Bank, delivered his final press conference.

The author introduces the book with the promise that anyone can learn how to identify 100-baggers, being stocks that return $100 for every $1 invested.

When investing for the future, there is debate on how much significance should be placed on the past.

From humble bean to global boardrooms, Chocolate Wars plots the history of chocolate making from cocoa’s less glamorous introduction to Britain’s consumers as a nutritious and medicinal concoction…

The original Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the spring and autumn period (roughly 771 to 476 BC). Donald Krause has transcribed the original military text into…

It’s a testament to a writer when they are able to make a true story feel like a thriller novel.

This month we chose to read and discuss Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.

This month we read something slightly out of the norm, a book that you wouldn’t initially associate with the investment process – The Pressure Principle by Dr Dave Alred MBE.

Benjamin Graham is the closest thing that the modern investment profession has to a founding father. Graham was born in London in 1894 but grew up and spent the majority of his life as a New Yorker.

This month we chose to read Grinding It Out - The Making of McDonald’s by Ray Kroc, the man who took the McDonald’s brand and spread it across America.

Our book club is always looking to expand its horizons, and learn more from the great investors of our time.


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