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Benj Gallander

Benj Gallander

Benj is co-editor of Contra the Heard investment letter. Over the past ten years, the portfolio he manages achieved an annualized return of 19.6%.

Benj co-writes "The Contra Guys" column for The Globe and Mail and has been a contributing editor to Canadian MoneySaver for many years.

He is the author of three best-selling books. The Uncommon Investor - A Contrarian's Guide to Investing the in the Stock Market; The Canadian Small Business Survival Guide and The Contrarian Investor's 13: How to Earn Superior Returns in the Stock Market. Kenneth Fischer stated that The Contrarian’s Investing 13 is, “Beyond doubt, the absolute best book on value investing ever from a Canadian viewpoint.”

Gallander has been featured in Investor’s Digest and called one of “Canada’s Best Investors”. He is also a regular on BNN.

Benj Gallander, MBA,
Co-Editor, Contra the Heard
Toronto, Ontario


The Value Of Patience (Download)

Technology (Download)

Dead Ends, Detours And False Starts (Download)

Selling A Loser Of A Stock (Download)

“FLEX”ing For Profits (Download)

Venturing Forth To Learn About Investing (Download)

Now About Those Green Bananas… (Download)

Banking On The Financial Sector (Download)

For the Love of Dividends!! (Download)

Dutch Treat (Download)

Dancing With Mickey (Download)

Enercare: Good Dividend And A Takeover Option (Download)

"Seeking A Star In Hollywood" (Download)

"Doubling Up" (Download)

"Flexing For Profits" (Download)

"Diversifying To France" (Download)

"Doing A Belly Check" (Download)

"The Takeover Advantage" (Download)

"Adding Electricity To The Portfolio " (Download)

"Profiting From Possible Misery " (Download)

"Caring For Dividends" (Download)

"Diversifying Into China" (Download)

"Caught in Traffic? Maybe Iteris Is for You" (Download)

"Cheap or Thrifty?" (Download)

"Name Dropping" (Download)

"A Time for Aphorisms" (Download)

"Contra the Heard Evolves" (Download)

"Should I Be Called "Mr. Buy and Hold"?" (Download)

"Anatomy of a Loser" (Download)

"Potential Riches at Richmont" (Download)

"I'm Dancing The "Yahoo"" (Download)

"The Blue-Chip Blues" (Download)

"One Winner, One Loser" (Download)

"Starving For a Deal?" (Download)

"What Has "Contra The Heard" Done Lately?" (Download)

"Chasing Ghosts" (Download)

"Quotations" (Download)

"The Selling Equation" (Download)

"How To Find Turnaround Stocks" (Download)

"Yes, We Do Buy Stocks" (Download)

"They Call Me Millennium Man" (Download)

"The Four Moons of Jupiter" (Download)

"Now is the Best Time Ever to Buy!!" (Download)

"Curiousity" (Download)

"Spend Money" (Download)

"How Quickly I Prove Myself Wrong" (Download)

"Risking it All for the Good Life" (Download)

"Plus Ca Change..." (Download)

"A Double Double" (Download)

"Personal Affirmation" (Download)

"Playing the Tax Game" (Download)

"Disciplinary Latitude" (Download)

"Optimal Number of Stocks?" (Download)

"Last Year's Double" (Download)

"Dismal Year? What Dismal Year?" (Download)

"The Summer Doldrums" (Download)

"Profiting from Others' Mistakes" (Download)

"A Home Run or Whiff" (Download)

"Home Runs and Major Whiffs" (Download)