Recommended Reading

Explore the different resources and publications used on a daily basis by current Morgan Stanley employees.

There are hundreds of sources of information about the financial services industry and Morgan Stanley. Your school's career services office or resource center may gather this information for you and help you select other sources.

The first place to begin is our corporate website, From research reports to company news to global economic data, this site is updated daily and can provide you with in-depth information about the Firm, our products and our industry.

In addition, here are some global publications, Asia Pacific publications, European publications, and books you may find helpful as you prepare for a career in our industry:

Global Publications

European-Specific Publications and Websites

Asia Pacific-Specific Publications and Websites


The following should not be considered an exhaustive list of books about the financial markets and the people within, but rather a starting point as you continue your education of the industry.

Legendary Investors and Personalities
  • Beating the Street, Peter Lynch, John Rothchild
  • Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders, Jack D. Schwager
  • Damn Right: Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger, Janet Lowe
  • Den of Thieves, James B. Stewart
The Great Houses
  • Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of House of Lehman, Ken Auletta
  • Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street, Michael Lewis
  • The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance, Ron Chernow
  • When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management, Roger Lowenstein
  • Too Big to Fail, Andrew Ross Sorkin
  • Morgan: American Financier, Jean Strouse
Markets & Related Texts
  • The Practical Guide to Wall Street: Equities & Derivatives, Matthew Tagliani
  • The Predators' Ball: The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the Junk Bond Raiders, Connie Bruck
  • Secrets of the Temple - How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country, William Greider
  • Classics: An Investors Anthology, James R. Vertin, Charles D. Ellis
  • Security Analysis, Benjamin Graham and David Dodd
  • Margin of Safety: Risk-Averse Value Investing Strategies for the Thoughtful Investor, Seth A. Klarman
  • Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, Edwin Lefèvre, Jon D. Markman, Paul Tudor Jones
  • Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds, Charles Mackay
  • Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation, Edward Chancellor
  • The Money Masters, John Train
  • The Warren Buffett Way, Robert G. Hagstrom, Ken Fisher and Bill Miller
  • Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets, Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The Intelligent Investor, Benjamin Graham