Book Reviews

There are many thousands of book written on the subject of investment; published book reviews tend to be biased towards a ‘buy’ recommendation. Come here and find out what serious investors actually think about individual books.

Title:        Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code by Michael Lewis

Author:    Jeremy Prescot

Description:

Michael Lewis started life as a bond trader and now writes highly topical books about the financial markets.  Flash Boys is the latest in a fascinating series and deals with the world of High Frequency Trading.


Title:        The Search for Income – an investor’s guide to income-paying investments by Maike Currie

Author:    Jeremy Prescot

Description:

Maike Currie, an editor on personal finance for the Investors Chronicle, has produced a clearly written and comprehensive guide to the main sources of income open to UK private investors.


Title:        An Insiders Guide to the Mining Sector by Michael Coulson

Author:    Keith Davison

Description:
The book is very readable and has to my mind the right balance of technical, financial, geographical and political information.


Title:        Investing with Anthony Bolton by Jonathan Davis

Author:    Jeremy Prescott

Description:
A very readable book about the Fidelity Special Situations Fund and its main person....Anthony Bolton


Title:        Investing Against the Tide by Anthony Bolton

Author:    Jeremy Prescott

Description:
In this clearly-written book, Anthony Bolton records his determinedly value and contrarian approach to investment.