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Peer and Mentor Recommended Reading Lists

Financial Book List – Available from the UF Library

Books suggested by Mark Baumgartner, Ph.D., CFA, Director, Asset Allocation and Risk, The Ford Foundation, 2013

  • Fooled by Randomness, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Robert Cialdini
  • The Success Equation, Michael Mauboussin
  • Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, Peter Bernstein
  • The Wisdom of Crowds, James Surowiecki
  • Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Lessons of History, Will and Ariel Durant
  • Thinking Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman
  • Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely
  • Active Portfolio Management, Richard Grinold and Robert Kahn

Books suggested by MSF alumnus and hedge fund analyst, Eric Evans:

  • The Most Important Thing Illuminated, Howard Marks
  • Valuation, McKinsey and Company
  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Burton G Malkiel
  • The Little Book of Behavioral Investing, James Montier

Books suggested by Canon Coleman, Sr. Portfolio Manager, Invesco:


  • Batnick, Michael, Big Mistakes
  • Buffett, Warren and Cunningham, Lawrence, The Essays of Warren Buffett
  • Graham, Benjamin and Dodd, David, Security Analysis
  • Graham, Benjamin, The Intelligent Investor
  • Kaufman, Peter and Wexler, Ed, Poor Charlie’s Almanack
  • Klarman, Seth, Margin of Safety
  • Koller, Tim, Goedhart, Marc and Wessels, David, Valuation
  • Marks, Howard, Mastering The Market Cycle
  • Marks, Howard, The Most Important Thing Illuminated
  • Siegel, Jeremy, Stocks For The Long Run
  • Sonkin, Paul and Johnson, Paul, Pitch the Perfect Investment
  • Stewart, G. Bennett, The Quest for Value
  • Thorndike, William, The Outsiders

Behavioral Finance / Making Better Decisions:

  • Ariely, Dan, Predictably Irrational
  • Bevelin, Peter, Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger
  • Cialdini, Robert, Influence
  • Duke, Annie, Thinking in Bets
  • Epstein, David, Range
  • Heath, Chip and Dan, Decisive
  • Kahneman, Daniel, Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Mauboussin, Michael, More Than You Know
  • Mauboussin, Michael, Think Twice
  • Montier, James, The Little Book of Behavioral Investing
  • Navarro, Joe, What Every Body Is Saying
  • Schwed, Fred, Where are the Customers’ Yachts?
  • Tetlock, Philip and Gardner, Dan, Super forecasting

Financial Crisis:

  • Geithner, Timothy, Stress Test
  • Paulson, Henry, On the Brink
  • Sorkin, Andrew Ross, Too Big to Fail


  • Browder, Bill, Red Notice
  • Carreyrou, John, Bad Blood
  • Hope, Bradley and Wright, Tom, Billion Dollar Whale
  • Knight, Phil, Shoe Dog
  • Kolhatkar, Sheelah, Black Edge

Oil Industry:

  • Burrough, Bryan, The Big Rich
  • Zuckerman, Gregory, The Frackers

Books suggested by Nick Appelo, Capco Asset Management:

  • Buffett: The Making of An American Capitalist; by Roger Lowenstein
  • Quality Investing: Owning the Best Companies for the Long Term; by Lawrence Cunningham
  • You Can be a Stock Market Genius; by Joel Greenblatt
  • Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits; by Phil Fisher

Business Career Services

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  • Individual career coaching
  • Professional Development Workshops
  • Graduate Business-Only Career Fair
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Access to Job Search Engines
  • Corporate and government outreach and relations

UF Career Resource Center

The UF Career Resource Center (CRC), which was ranked “Best Career Services” by The Princeton Review in 2010, serves all UF students. Their services include:

  • Individual career advising
  • Workshops and Information sessions
  • UF Career Fair Showcase, fall and spring terms
  • Library and job posting database services for career research