Category Archives: Contrarian Investing Philosophy

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 questions everything — what they read, hear and see — and to independently think whether the information points to an extreme in opinion.  It is a trade off – you will receive comfort and encouragement if you go with the crowd, or you will receive …Read more »

Contrarian Minded Investor

Believe it or not, Contrarians are not alone in their investment beliefs, although at times it feels like it. It is not easy to be a Contrarian minded investor, in today’s fast-paced and get-rich-quick ideological investment environment.   One of the most difficult aspects of a contrarian strategy is the strategy’s execution.  As  investors, we face uncertainty when we invest our capital.  It represents our savings and our financial security.  An investor suffers the ultimate consequence of an erosion of capital when a bad decision is made.  The success of a contrarian investing strategy requires the investor to go against gut reactions, and …Read more »

Contrarian Investing Philosophy

A Contrarian Investor, generally focuses on turnaround situations and stocks currently out of favor, practicing patience and long-term investing.  Contrarian investors known as Contrarians looks for strongly financed, growing companies that are undervalued by the market for the wrong reasons, believing that the market will come to appreciate their true value over time.  This investing approach can also be described as Contrarian, since such stocks are purchased when most investors believe that they are unattractive. It is also believed that by owning an undervalued quality stock, is a lower-risk method for seeking superior long-term returns. These stocks tend to be …Read more »

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