Ben Carlson

10 Ben Carlson Recommended Books

Ben Carlson is a financial analyst and author of the books "Organizational Alpha" and "A Wealth of Common Sense". He has more than ten years of financial services experience and currently works as the Chief Investment Officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management. His writing focuses on practical financial advice, investing ideas, and lessons learned from the world of finance.

10 Books recommended by Ben Carlson

The Deficit Myth

The Deficit Myth

Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy

Author :Stephanie Kelton

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"Could end of being one of the more important economics books in a long time." - Ben Carlson [Source]

The Great Beanie Baby Bubble

The Great Beanie Baby Bubble

The Amazing Story of How America Lost Its Mind Over a Plush Toy--and the Eccentric Genius Behind It

Author :Zac Bissonnette

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"Excellent on crowd psychology, persuasion and sales tactics." - Ben Carlson [Source]

The Big Change

The Big Change

America Transforms Itself, 1900-50

Author :Frederick Lewis Allen

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Ben Carlson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

The Fifties

The Fifties

Author :David Halberstam

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Greenlights

Greenlights

Author :Matthew McConaughey

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"I can't believe how much I liked it. Some awesome stories & lessons in here." - Ben Carlson [Source]

Alright, Alright, Alright

Alright, Alright, Alright

The Oral History of Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused

Author :Melissa Maerz

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"If you're a fan of Dazed & Confused or just the movie business in general I can't recommend this book highly enough." - Ben Carlson [Source]

Bubble in the Sun

Bubble in the Sun

The Florida Boom of the 1920s and How It Brought on the Great Depression

Author :Christopher Knowlton

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"Really good." - Ben Carlson [Source]

The Geography of Madness

The Geography of Madness

Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes

Author :Frank Bures

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"One of the most interesting books I've read in a long time." - Ben Carlson [Source]

I Must Say

I Must Say

My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend

Author :Martin Short

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"Loved this book." - Ben Carlson [Source]

The Rise and Fall of American Growth

The Rise and Fall of American Growth

The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World)

Author :Robert J. Gordon

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FAQs

Q1: What books has Ben Carlson recommended?

Ben Carlson has recommended books such as The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham, A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel, The Little Book of Money by Daniel Global, The Monk and the Market by Timothy Hayes, and Poor Charlie's Almanack by Charlie Munger.

These books cover a variety of topics related to investing. The Intelligent Investor focuses on value investing, A Random Walk Down Wall Street covers portfolio theory and analyzing historical market data, The Little Book of Money looks at personal finance, The Monk and the Market provides insight on social and behavioral finance, and Poor Charlie's Almanack focuses on investing philosophies and principles.

The Little Book of Money by Daniel Global is suitable for novice investors who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of personal finance, while A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel is suitable for more experienced investors who need an introduction to theoretical and empirical analysis.

Ben Carlson’s book recommendations can be found on his blog at awealthofcommonsense.com as well as on his Twitter account @awealthofcs.