List is updated approximately every other month. All links go to Amazon.
Price Action and Bar / Candlestick Patterns / Volume
Trading Price Action Trends, Brooks – Al Brook’s work is perhaps the closest thing you will find to the type topics discussed on our site. He is an ‘easy’ read if you are ready for it only.
Trading Price Action Trading Ranges, Brooks – probably my favorite of his
Encyclopedia of Chart Patterns, Bulkowski – large index of patterns with statistics to back. Bulkowski’s patterns are widely used in some form on this site with accompanying strategies to back them up.
Encyclopedia of Candlestick Charts, Bulkowski – well devised and I always like the stats
System, Mathematical and Quant
Mathematical Methods For Foreign Exchange: A Financial Engineer’s Approach, Lipton – not to be missed for system-based traders…discretionary traders easily benefit as well
Quantitative Trading: How to Build Your Own Algorithmic Trading Business, Chan – primer only and more of a heads up than a guide
Technical Analysis, Other
The New Science of Technical Analysis, DeMark – DeMark was one of my first intros to trading and the most I gained from him was to simply “let go” of conventional thought.
New Trading Systems and Methods, Kaufman – could easily be classified as systematic as well but many useful resources within
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications, Murphy – one of the originals and still a good and relevant primer
Elliott Wave Principle: Key To Market Behavior, Pretcher – the original
Trading in the Zone: Master the Market With Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude, Douglas – basically the “go-to” book for trading psychology
The Disciplined Trader: Developing Winning Attitudes, Douglas – the first of Douglas’ books
About Other Traders
Market Wizard, Schwager – the huge bestseller
The New Market Wizards – 2nd in the series
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator – its a classic. no into needed here
The Alchemy of Finance, Soros – a classic, one of my favorite introductions to global macro
Good For Beginners or More Depth
Foreign Exchange: A Practical Guide to the FX Markets, Weithers – as primers go, this is an excellent one offering a general brushstroke of the market, without omitting required detail to grasp underlying concepts.
Trading in the Global Currency Markets, Luca – lays the groundwork only
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing, Graham – another classic
How to Make Money in Stocks, O’Neill – set the precedent for much in the way of common sense investing, written by the founder of IBD
Choose Stocks Wisely: A Formula That Produced Amazing Returns, Allen – highly praised as the attention goes right to the balance sheet
The Tax Guide for Traders, Green – US only, but one of the very rare guides on the topic