How to Find Contrarians on the Web

    by Cara Scatizzi

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    Looking for someone to disagree with?

    Contrarians don’t typically search for like-thinking investors. But there are a number of Web sites that offer a common meeting ground for contrarians, as well as useful information and education on the contrarian approach to investing.

    A contrarian investor makes investment decisions contrary to prevailing beliefs—for example, buying when most other investors are pessimistic and selling when most others are optimistic. Contrarian investing tends to emphasize out-of-favor securities that are selling at low price multiples to some measure of value, such as low price-earnings or price-to-sales ratios. Some of the most famous contrarian investors include Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and David Dreman.

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