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tmbsundar · 2015-11-30 · Original thread
> broad economical trends and projections

Any good Economics Text book will do: like Principles of Economics/ Principles of Microeconomics, Gregory Mankiw

You can also try, although, personally I have not taken these:

> FT and all the stats that CNBC shows me

For Investment valuation and Corporate Finance Damodaran is one of the best sources:

Visit his blog, read his books. He has online classes as well

Also you can try, (I've not taken this course):

For Value Investing, Benjamin Graham is a classic:

> For Technical Analysis and Futures Trading though, there are tonnes of books. May be you can start with these:

And lastly,

> combine my CS background with Finance and do something interesting in it

ezliu · 2010-04-05 · Original thread

are both very good general resources.

Investments is a very broad approach that covers a lot of markets and basics and how things work. Very accessible to complete beginners.

The Hull is an introductory text and a great reference source to keep handy. You'll need to be slightly mathy to get it, but I suspect most HN readers will feel at home.

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