Trading like a Professional - Resources

Alex Good is a stellar trader that posts not that often on Twitter, but when he does, the information is super valuable. Someone with a track record that is worth following.

Here is a list of resources he recommends to become a professional trader. Note that this is mostly a list of books and likely will take months to work through. Thus, this is not a get rich quick type of post, but an actual educational one of substance.

Topic Books/Resources Notes
Culture and Lingo Liar's Poker, Michael Lewis
Industry History More Money than God Hedge Funds
M&A and corporate intrigue Barbarians at the Gate The Fall of RJR Nabisco
Economic Cycles Big Debt Crises, Ray Dalio Helps with understanding what the hell the Fed is doing all the time.
Crashes I Too Big to Fail
Crashes II Origins of the Crash: The Great Bubble and Its Undoing Tech Bubble
Crashes III When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management LTCM
Crashes IV The Chastening: Inside The Crisis That Rocked The Global Financial System And Humbled The IMF Emerging Markets
Crashes V A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History Black Monday
Crashes VI The Great Crash 1929 The Great Depression
Crashes VII The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics: Lessons from Japan's Great Recession Japan's lost Decade
Crashes VIII Confusion de Confusiones Amsterdam 1600
Origins of financial instruments Ascent of Money, Ferguson
Studying Traders I Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve
Studying Traders II The Crash of 2008 and What it Means: The New Paradigm for Financial Markets
Studying Traders III Soros on Globalization
Studying Traders IV Soros Essays Read all of them.
Studying Traders V Stan Druckenmiller Interviews Stan was the star trader of Soros. Watch all his interviews.
Studying Traders VI The Education of a Speculator Soros predicted Victor Niederhoffer losing all his money.
Studying Traders VII Michael Platt Watch all his Youtube interviews
Studying Traders VIII Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win
Trading Technology Flash Crash
Studying Traders IX Hot Commodities: How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World's Best Market Jim Rogers is the business partner of Soros.
Studying Traders X Paul Tuoder Jones trading documentary - Soros/Platts comments Also watch the documentary itself.

This is it. Study crashes and market/industry history and study George Soros and his partners.

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