david einhorn quoteDavid Einhorn is the founder and president of Greenlight Capital.

His investing type has been described as a “long-short value-oriented hedge fund.” Others refer to Einhorn’s investing type as an activist investor.

His taken many controversial positions in the market and isn’t shy to promote his position. Nonetheless, he’s generated about a 16.5% annualized return since his fund since inception in 1996.

While you won’t find him talking about how much he reads, he did have a few book recommendations when the question was approached at a recent UJA federation of NY meeting.

David Einhorn Recommended Books

The list of David Einhorn recommended books are as follows:

  1. You Can Be A Stock Market Genius by Joel Greenblatt
  2. Margin of Safety by Seth Klarman
  3. Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis

David Einhorn’s Book

David Einhorn also wrote a popular book on his own, with over 150 reviews on Amazon: Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story

The book takes a deep dive into his early call of shorting Allied Capital. When he first wrote the book, the outcome of his predictions was unknown. Now, the results are in (and the book is updated).

David Einhorn Recommended Resources

If you’re interested in learning more about David Einhorn, here are two articles that dive into a bit more of how he thinks.

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