Quarantine Life For Traders (What To Read, Watch and Study)


Here is my curated list of 5 articles, books, movies, shows and videos to help you through the Coronavirus Quarantine.

  • Read these articles

  • Read these books

    • Trading in the Zone by Mark Douglass
      • This book will give you the right trading mindset
    • Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre
      • The fictionalized biography of trading legend Jesse Livermore. Many great trading lessons.
    • Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Taleb
      • This book is about how luck impacts us, and how to manage it. Read anything by Taleb.
    • Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackey
      • A great history lesson of bubbles, panics and bear markets. This book is a must read.
    • Trading Mindfully by Gary Dayton
      • This is my favorite book on trading psychology. It digs deep into the mental aspect of trading and behavioral finance.
  • Watch these videos

  • Watch these shows

    • Billions
      • The story of a hedge fund manager versus the U.S Attorney. It’s loosely based off Steve Cohen’s battle with the government. This is one of my all-time favorite shows. A must watch.
    • Succession
      • The story of a media conglomerate family, loosely based off the New York Times family and the Murdoch “Fox family”. It’s your classic dramedy filled with drama, power dynamics and dark funny.
    • Black Monday
      • The story of a second rate stockbroker battling “the man” as they head towards the 1987 “Black Monday” stock market meltdown.
  • Watch these movies

    • Trading Places
      • This one’s my favorite Eddie Murphy film and inspired the famous “Turtle Traders” experiment.
    • Wall Street
      • Everybody knows the line “Greed is Good” by one of the greatest modern day characters of our time, Gordon Gecko.
    • Boiler Room
      • A bunch of young hungry stock brokers in an illegal boiler room, obviously included by Gordon Gecko.
    • The Big Short
      • A fantastic move about how one guy bet against the housing market and became rich during the 2008 Crash.
    • Inside Job
      • The amazing documentary the that inspired The Big Short.

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