Should contrarians give up?

The folks at Citi have some sage, highly researched advice for the contrarians among us: give up. The strategy of buying what is unpopular and unloved – and selling what is hot – has been labeled fruitless by the investment bank. As the AFR reported earlier this week, the number crunchers have proved that being contrarian doesn’t work – last year a contrarian strategy would have produced a loss of 34% and just two of the past 18 years were deemed successful for the outsiders. I don’t mind saying I’m a contrarian. In fact, all the analysts at II are...

The folks at Citi have some sage, highly researched advice for the contrarians among us: give up. The strategy of buying what is unpopular and unloved – and selling what is hot – has been labeled fruitless by the investment bank.

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