Raoul Pal

31 Raoul Pal Recommended Books

Raoul Pal is a renowned macro investor and financial commentator. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Real Vision, an online video platform dedicated to finance and economics. He was formerly the Global Macro Strategist at Goldman Sachs and the Head of Hedge Fund Sales at GLG. He is also an editor of the Global Macro Investor, a macroeconomic research platform focused on global macro strategies.

31 Books recommended by Raoul Pal

Manias, Panics, and Crashes

Manias, Panics, and Crashes

A History of Financial Crises

Author :Robert Z. Aliber

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Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance

The Bankers Who Broke the World

Author :Liaquat Ahamed

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"The best historical finance book I’ve ever read." - Raoul Pal [Source]

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

A New History of the World

Author :Peter Frankopan

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"An amazing book." - Raoul Pal [Source]

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

Author :Ben Horowitz

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"By far, the best, most brutally honest and incredibly useful book about the realities of starting and running a company." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Market Wizards

Market Wizards

Interviews with Top Traders

Author :Jack D. Schwager

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Inside the House of Money

Inside the House of Money

Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in the Global Markets

Author :Steven Drobny

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Chaos Monkeys

Chaos Monkeys

Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

Author :Antonio Garcia Martinez

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The Energy World is Flat

The Energy World is Flat

Opportunities from the End of Peak Oil

Author :Daniel Lacalle

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"Loved this book." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Why Minsky Matters

Why Minsky Matters

An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist

Author :L. Randall Wray

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Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets

Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets

A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications

Author :John J. Murphy

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"It’s really good!" - Raoul Pal [Source]

The New Market Wizards

The New Market Wizards

Conversations with America's Top Traders

Author :Jack D. Schwager

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The Great Crash 1929

The Great Crash 1929

Author :John Kenneth Galbraith

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"A great book." - Raoul Pal [Source]

A Great Leap Forward?

A Great Leap Forward?

Making Sense of China’s Cooling Credit Boom, Technological Transformation, High Stakes Rebalancing, Geopolitical Rise, & Reserve Currency Dream

Author :John Mauldin

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"Rather good!" - Raoul Pal [Source]

Monsoon

Monsoon

The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

Author :Robert D. Kaplan

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"[My Monsoon theory was] loosely inspired by [this book]." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Flow

Flow

The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Author :Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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"A great book." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Conspiracy

Conspiracy

Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue

Author :Ryan Holiday

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The Lean Startup

The Lean Startup

How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Author :Eric Ries

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Homo Deus

Homo Deus

A Brief History of Tomorrow

Author :Yuval Noah Harari

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The Undoing Project

The Undoing Project

A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

Author :Michael Lewis

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The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

Author :Paul Bowles

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The Bitcoin Standard

The Bitcoin Standard

The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking

Author :Saifedean Ammous

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"Will help you understand why [Bitcoin] is so unique and why it is so valuable - and why it is the hardest form of money." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Billion Dollar Whale

Billion Dollar Whale

The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World

Author :Tom Wright

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"Amazing read." - Raoul Pal [Source]

The Global Macro Edge

The Global Macro Edge

Maximizing Return Per Unit-of-Risk

Author :John Netto

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"A great read!" - Raoul Pal [Source]

The Trap

The Trap

Author :James Goldsmith

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"An incredible book." - Raoul Pal [Source]

The Cryptopians

The Cryptopians

Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze

Author :Laura Shin

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"Amazing book on the story of Ethereum." - Raoul Pal [Source]

Investment Biker

Investment Biker

Around the World with Jim Rogers

Author :Jim Rogers

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"A HUGE inspiration for me." - Raoul Pal [Source]

David Bowie

David Bowie

A Life

Author :Dylan Jones

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Trust Me, I'm Lying

Trust Me, I'm Lying

Confessions of a Media Manipulator

Author :Ryan Holiday

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FAQs

Q1: What types of books does Raoul Pal recommend?

Raoul Pal recommends books on macroeconomics, investing strategies, geopolitics and technology.

Raoul Pal’s book recommendations can be found on his blog website, The Global Macro Investor.

Raoul Pal only recommends books that he believes offer inherit value to his readers. He considers each book carefully and selects those he believes are both current and relevant to current economic and geopolitical events.

Raoul Pal reviews his list of recommendations frequently as the economic and geopolitical landscape is constantly changing.

Yes, Raoul Pal provides explanations on his blog website for every book he recommends, detailing why he chose the books and the value each one brings.