Contrarian Investing Facebook Group

Contrarian Investing Facebook Group

First of all, the site is independent.  The good news is that this works to our advantage.  Being both rational and independent are critical to successful Contrarian Investing. You will also realize that as a Contrarian Investor we are very skeptical of so called “experts”, “the media”, and the “crowd”.   A contrarian needs to […]

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Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham Investment Philosophy

Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing, was perhaps the most influential investment figure of all time.His work laid the foundation of modern security analysis, and two of his books,The Intelligent Investor (1949) and Security Analysis(1934), are investment classics that remain bestsellers to this day. His Life and work have been inspiration for many of […]

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Benj Gallander Investment Philosophy

Benj Gallander has among the highest returns, both short- and long-term, in North America. Co-editor of Contra the Heard Investment Letter, columnist for The Globe and Mail, writer for Bloomberg and Canadian MoneySaver, Gallander’s approach has the investment world buzzing. His approach to investing is decidedly Contrarian. He does not believe in buying and holding […]

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Contrarian Investing Strategy Four

Defensive Investing Strategy

There seems to be a lot of talk about stock dividends and other fixed income investments.  Dividend paying equities have always been core components of any contrarian’s portfolio.  Contrarians by nature are part-active and part-passive. Before making a stock selection, the intelligent investor should keep two key concepts in mind.  First they should question, whether they are investing […]

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Contrarian Strategies

Contrarian Investing is a Rational Approach to Investing

Contrarian Investing uses an investing methodology that is based on the principle of ‘rationality’.  To be a rational investor, there is a need to be realistic about both the upside and downside to any investment.  An investor must first recognize the tendency to be both over-optimistic and over-confident in his or her investment decisions. An investor must also recognize the tendency […]

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