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By Jason Zweig | Aug. 7, 2020 10:00 am ET
It isn’t often that I receive a new book I feel I have to read, but I couldn’t wait to dig into The Psychology of Money.
To be published next month, this 242-page, easy-to-read book by Morgan Housel isn’t about investing. It’s about how to think about investing, and its one of the best and most original finance books in years.
Mr. Housel, 36 years old, is a blogger and venture capitalist who writes beautifully and wisely about a central truth: Money isn’t primarily a store of value. Money is a conduit of emotion and ego, carrying hopes and fears, dreams and heartbreak, confidence and surprise, envy and regret.…
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For further reading:
Morgan Housel, The Psychology of Money
Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor
Jason Zweig,The Devil’s Financial Dictionary
Jason Zweig, Your Money and Your Brain
Jason Zweig, The Little Book of Safe Money
Articles and other resources:
Patrick O’Shaughnessy’s podcast with Morgan Housel and me: http://investorfieldguide.com/writers/