MICHAEL BURRY’S 4 MUST READ INVESTING BOOKS

Michael Burry is the founder of the Scion Capital LLC hedge fund that he ran from 2000 until 2008. He subsequently closed to focus on his own personal investments. Burry was one of the first investors in the world to recognize and invest in the impending subprime mortgage crisis.  Burry is a key individual in The Big Short. 

The Big Short by Michael Lewis features stories of the individuals involved with the “investments” around the US housing market, the CDO/CDS instruments and sub-prime lending practices that led to the the 07/08 financial crisis. Michael Burry was among the first to recognize the issues and establish contrarian/value investing positions.

From an article on James Cox Website about Micheal Burry.

The four books he recommends to all those new to investing are below:

“If you read these books thoroughly and in this order and never touch another book, you’ll have all you need to know.”

Another book you might want to consider is Value Investing made easy by Janet Lowe – a quick read.

 

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