Author: Tom Dyson

Tom Dyson is DailyWealth's full time staff writer. There's not another financial writer with a more proven contrarian view. Tom made his first trade age 12. The stock returned 300% in less than 9 months. Since then, Tom has worked on a bond trading desk on the largest trading floor in Europe, at a large research firm on Wall Street and qualified to a prestigious institute of accountants in London.

Tom approaches the market as a puzzle. His philosophy is simple: Figure out what the crowd is buying and do the opposite. It's harder than it sounds. To supplement his contrarian instincts, Tom travels around the world - twelve months a year - investigating hunches, interviewing traders and executives, and touring companies. This is his edge. Tom notes everything he finds in his column at DailyWealth.

2006