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Contra The Heard: Building for the Long Run

Over the past few years, the portfolio managers and analysts here at Contra the Heard have had their hands full researching, reviewing, and placing our respective bets. Although we could complain, it’s true that we also enjoy the work as it speaks to the opportunities at hand. Needless to say, during the peak of the

Gold Rush or Fool’s Gold?

During the old gold rush days of the 1800s, most speculators and enthusiasts went belly- up. It’s true that the prospectors first on the scene amassed huge fortunes, but also that many who ventured into the heartlands of the Sierra Nevada, the Cariboo, and the Klondike lost their shirts, and occasionally their lives. A few