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A Lesson In Contrarian Investing Happened During The Great Fiscal Cliff Debate

I love contrarian.

The concept is full of intrigue.

The lovely desire to think independently, an effort to test the herd and its ways. There is often madness in the herd. Lunacy.

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The Fiscal Cliff is a moment of madness. Tis the Deion Sanders esque prime time of herds and madness; ah to be a contrarian.

It's easy for the herd to follow this story. Social engineered perfection, quite frankly.

Debt.

Government.

Taxes you pay!

In the markets, pundits are talking about how the Fiscal Cliff will damage and weigh down markets. It will suck up revenues by way of taxes. It will change spending habits. It will discourage investment. The markets will plummet.

We've heard it all.

Now, here is what you have not heard: why the Fiscal Cliff is bullish for markets and not as bad as you think: