Contrarian trading for independent thinkers

With the rise of new asset classes there are now more places to seek out opportunities as well as beware the inevitable cycles of boom and bust… and boom again.

Our aim is to entertain, inform and ultimately help you to make more from your trading. 

Has Tesla run ahead of itself?

Has Tesla run ahead of itself?

Robert’s been right on the money with his Tesla call. When he wrote that on 24th March, Tesla’s stock was beaten down along with everything else. It was the depths of the Covid market sell-off. Robert wrote at the time: “One of the shares that has been hit hardest...

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How you could print your next home

How you could print your next home

For the last week, Michael Torpak, a sculptor from Prague, has been overseeing his latest project. It’s a new home that he hopes will be ready to launch on the Vltava River in early August. The home itself took a few weeks to design. It’s shaped like a protozoa - a...

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Biology is Eating the World

Biology is Eating the World

This week I read a report about a disturbing new project by the Chinese police. It seems that for the last three years, Chinese police have been engaged in a massive project to collect blood samples from thousands of men and boys in cities across the country. They...

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The no.1 most important concept in investing

The no.1 most important concept in investing

I read a thought-provoking piece on risk this week. It was about how a terrible event changed one man’s outlook on life and how he thinks about risk. And it absolutely reinforced something I’ve always known to be true about investing. That is, that you need to...

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Why Warren Buffett Has Just Done A Massive U-Turn

Why Warren Buffett Has Just Done A Massive U-Turn

The legend of Warren Buffett is built on his ability to see what other investors miss. And to sit out on the hot assets other investors are clamouring over. Usually, he turns out to be right... even if people poke fun at him along the way. In the end days of the...

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Bleak news: Stocks surge! Be careful…

Bleak news: Stocks surge! Be careful…

Is that it? Is the bear market over? Look at a chart of the US stock market over the past few weeks and you could certainly make a pretty optimistic case. It sure looks like we’ve seen the bottom of this big sell-off: The Dow dropped around 38% between 12th February...

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Which stocks will survive this sector’s “darkest hour”?

Which stocks will survive this sector’s “darkest hour”?

When Richard Branson was asked how to become a millionaire, he retorted: ‘There’s really nothing to it. Start as a billionaire and then buy an airline.’ Investing in the “bottomless pit” And everybody’s favourite go-to quote machine on anything stock market related,...

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Why your blood could be the key to controlling the coronavirus

Why your blood could be the key to controlling the coronavirus

Some good news for you today. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been following some of the efforts to find a drug to treat the coronavirus, now being called Sars-CoV-2. And there has been some impressive progress (and potential investment opportunities too). 1. Vaccine...

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Time to Buy Tesla?

Time to Buy Tesla?

One of the shares that has been hit hardest during the stock market rout is Tesla. Peak to trough, the shares have fallen 60%. And many analysts are saying the worst has yet to come. Tesla has now closed operations at its two main car factories in the US. And if these...

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