There are probably too many investment books for anyone to read in a lifetime. Screening them to spend time reading something worthwhile can be a major task. We have read many over the years are suggesting a few to understand basic concepts that affect the economy, the markets and ultimately, your portfolio.
The Great Crash Ahead by Harry S. Dent & Rodney Johnson
ETF Trend Following Plabybook - Tom Lydon
The Age Curve: How to Profit from the Coming Demographic Storm by Kenneth Gronbach
Unexpected Returns: Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles by Ed Easterling
The Misbehavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence by BGenoit Mandelbrot & Richard L. Hudson
The End of Prosperity: How Higher Taxes Will Doom the Economy--If We Let It Happen by Arthur B Laffer, Ph.D. & Stephen Moore & Peter Tanous