Below is a list of the top ten best selling trading books of all time based on Bookauthority. These are the trading books that have sold the most copies and were recommended to others by their readers. This list has a variety of trading books about psychology, strategy, and managing risk. They provide something for everyone whether they are a day trader, swing trader, or trend trader.  I have read almost every book on this list and I believe it is a great place to start or continue your trading education by learning from the best authors and traders that have been proven in the marketplace through sales. 

  1. Trading in the Zone Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude by Mark Douglas 2000: Estimated 1M+ Copies Sold
  2. Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications by John J. Murphy 1998: Estimated 1M+ Copies Sold
  3. How to Day Trade for a Living A Beginner’s Guide to Tools, Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology by Andrew Aziz 2016: Estimated 200K+ Copies Sold
  4. Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre 1923 Estimated 200K+ Copies Sold
  5. Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders by Jack D. Schwager 1989: Estimated 200K+ Copies Sold
  6. A Beginner’s Guide to the Stock Market Everything You Need to Start Making Money Today by Matthew R. Kratter 2019: Estimated 100K+ Copies Sold
  7. Charting and Technical Analysis by Fred McAllen 2012: Estimated 100K+ Copies Sold
  8. Stan Weinstein’s Secrets For Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets by Stan Weinstein 1987: Estimated 50K+ Copies Sold
  9. Hedge Fund Market Wizards: How Winning Traders Win by Jack D. Schwager 2012: Estimated 50K+ Copies Sold
  10. How I Made $2,000,000 in the Stock Market by Nicolas Darvas 1960 : Estimated 50K+ Copies Sold
Best Selling Trading Books of all Time
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