June 18, 2013

Michael Burry book recommendations

Michael Burry founded Scion Capital, a value-focused hedge fund which he closed in 2008 to focus on his private and personal investments. As detailed in The Greatest Trade Ever and The Big Short, Burry was one of the first to identify and profit from the subprime mortgage crisis.

Here is a list of Michael Burry recommended books:

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip Fisher

Why Stocks Go Up (and Down) by William H. Pike

Buffettology: The Previously Unexplained Techniques That Have Made Warren Buffett The World’s Most Famous Investor by Mary Buffett and David Clark

The Art of Short Selling by Kathryn Staley

The Rediscovered Benjamin Graham: Selected Writings of the Wall Street Legend by Janet Lowe

Michael Burry is founder of the Scion Capital LLC hedge fund, which he ran from 2000 until 2008, when he closed the fund to focus on his own personal investments. Author Michael Lewis profiled him in his 2010 book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine.