Must Read Trading Books

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (Wiley Investment Classics)Investing Books)
Classic tale of trading of Jesse Livermore - A must read for any trader to understand the ups and downs of trading.

How I Made $2,000,000 In The Stock Market
Similar to Reminiscences of a Stock Operator.  A great motivator to pursue trading, especially for beginners..

The Complete Trading for a Living: The Legendary Approach to Trading with the Companion Study Guide
Psychology, chart patterns, risk management, and basically everything you need to know for Swing Trading

The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders
Interviews with a wide range of traders of different diciplines.  Each converstion will give you a different perspective and open your mind to new approaches to your own trading

Trader Vic: Methods of a Wall Street Master
A must read that details how to position your trades to maximize gains while protecting your capital.

Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions
 Actual Account of John Malcolm, a securities trader in the 90's who went to Japan and exploited the markets.  From the author that wrote "Bringing down the House" that was made into the movie "21"

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel 
 Learn all about value investing

Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques, Second Edition
Must have charting book for the Japanese Candlestick Charting Method.  This method provides some better visual representation of the actual price movements of stocks on an intraday/week basis.    

The Trading Athlete: Winning the Mental Game of Online Trading
Traders, just like athletes, face tremendous pressure, stress, and expectations that would crush the ordinary, unprepared individual. The Trading Athlete utilizes sport psychology strategies to provide you with the knowledge, confidence, and discipline needed to succeed and profit in the sink-or-swim world of online trading.

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
The real story of the crash began in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn't shine and the SEC doesn't dare, or bother, to tread: the bond and real estate derivative markets where geeks invent impenetrable securities to profit from the misery of lower--and middle--class Americans who can't pay their debts. The smart people who understood what was or might be happening were paralyzed by hope and fear; in any case, they weren't talking. 

Liar's Poker

The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker.
Michael Lewis was fresh out of Princeton and the London School of Economics when he landed a job at Salomon Brothers, one of Wall Street’s premier investment firms. During the next three years, Lewis rose from callow trainee to bond salesman, raking in millions for the firm and cashing in on a modern-day gold rush.