Getting started with investing. Are you new to investing? If you're just getting started with investing or are relatively inexperienced, I've compiled a list of books and articles that can help you learn the basics. Even if you're experienced, I would venture to guess that most of the books listed below have information that could be helpful to you as well.

What is a stock?
Why should I invest?
What should I invest in?
Getting Rich is Simpler Than You Think.
Beginners Guide to Investing.
Understanding Cyclical and Non-Cyclical Stocks.
How to Value Stocks
How to Determine What a Stock is Worth

1. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel, by Benjamin Graham.
2. The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing, by Jason Kelly.
3. The Four Pillars of Investing, by William J. Bernstein.
4. Standard and Poor's Guide to Money and Investing, by Virginia Morris and Kenneth Morris.
5. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns (Little Books. Big Profits) by John C. Bogle
6. The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Michael LeBoeuf, and John C. Bogle
7. The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing: Morningstar's Guide to Building Wealth and Winning in the Market by Pat Dorsey and Joe Mansueto
8. Learn to Earn: A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business, by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild