Contrarian Minded Investor

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 […]

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Contrarian Investing Books to Read

Contrarian Investing Books to Read

The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing: Morningstar’s Guide to Building Wealth and Winning in the Market by Pat Dorsey OVER the years, people from around the world have turned to Morningstar for strong, independent, and reliable advice. The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing provides the kind of savvy financial guidance only a company […]

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Robert Shiller

Robert J. Shiller Investment Philosophy

Based on the research and data of Professor Robert J. Shiller, smart investors know that market timing is a key success factor to building and maintaining wealth. Investor genius Warren Buffet made billions by buying the right companies at the right time – when “value screamed”! He wisely avoided the recent ‘tech bubble’ and kept his […]

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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 Investing Strategy One

The low P/E, P/CF, P/D and P/BV Strategy

Findings show that companies in which the market has high expectations, as measured by the above ratios, have consistently performed the worst.  The reason is, that a market premium is paid for near term ‘visibility’ on earning prospects.    To evaluate the value of a company, forecasts must be made with extreme accuracy into the future.  […]

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