The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham.
Warren Buffet called the book “By far the best book on investing ever written.” Originally published in 1949, The Intelligent Investor presents value investing and is still considered today one of the best on the subject.
John Bogle on Investing: The First 50 Years by John C. Bogle.
John Bogle discusses through a series of essays ideas on investing. John Bogle, the founder of Vanguard, discusses many investment facts that have formed his beliefs in investing, low costs and simplicity.
Asset Allocation, 4th Ed by Roger C. Gibson.
Asset Allocation was written primarily for more advanced students and professionals. Roger Gibson has a deep understanding of financial markets and ideas on how to mitigate risk. Asset allocation and Modern Portfolio Theory are the cornerstones of this book.
The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio by William J. Bernstein.
This book is worth the money if all you read is the section on market history. William Bernstein has a way of removing you from the daily changes in the market and looking more importantly at the big picture. The Four Pillars of Investing is another great book when deciding on portfolio allocations.
Psychology of Investing, 3rd Edition by John R. Nofsinger.
John Nofsinger discusses many of the human mistakes investors make. This is not a book about money as much as it is a book about human nature.
The Visual Investor: How to Spot Market Trends by John J. Murphy.
John Murphy is considered by many the father of modern technical analysis. His position is that markets are interconnected, therefore, he believes intermarket analysis is the key to investor success.