What a difference a quarter can make. At the end of Q3 the skies were blue and investors were happy. Now, according to the media, the world is ending. Non-stop talk of trade wars, plummeting oil prices, a government shutdown, and monetary policy uncertainty and fear. Guess what? This market will go higher and if you wait for the robins, spring will be over. If you’re sitting on the sidelines (i.e. holding more cash than usual), here are three attractive contrarian investment ideas for you to consider.
A big dividend, wide moat, and compelling valuation. That's how we'd describe the stock we just purchased. We funded this purchase with the proceeds from our recent highly profitable sale of Caterpillar (we sold our CAT shares last Friday for a +110% gain after holding them for only 19-months). This article shares our thesis for why we just invested in this new highly-attractive contrarian opportunity.