My favourite books on investing

Rely on the wisdom of great writers to move up the investment learning curve, says private investor Ramesh Damani

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One Up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch: If you are going to read only one book on investing in your life, this should suffice. The book tells you to invest in what you know rather than chase fancy trends in the market. Lynch also coined the term ‘multi-bagger’ to denote a stock that returned many times its original investment.