Non-Consensus Investing: Being Right When Everyone Else Is Wrong

  • 9h 40m 16s
  • Rupal J. Bhansali
  • Gildan Media
  • 2022

At a time when many proclaim the death of active investing, Rupal J. Bhansali, global contrarian, makes a clarion call for its renaissance. Non-consensus thinking has resulted in breakthrough successes in science, sports, and Silicon Valley. Bhansali shows how to apply it to the world of investing to improve one’s odds of achieving above-average returns with below-average risks. Her upside-down investment approach focuses on avoiding losers instead of picking the winners, asking the right questions instead of knowing the right answers, and scoring upset victories to achieve the greatest bang for one’s research buck.

Through a series of counterintuitive concepts and contemporary case studies from her firsthand experience of investing in fifty markets around the globe, Bhansali describes how to perform differentiated fundamental research to uncover mispriced stocks. She candidly shares her failures and mistakes as well as her successes and triumphs. She also weaves in her personal journey, recounting how she overcame the odds to succeed in a male-dominated profession and offering advice on breaking the glass ceiling. Non-Consensus Investing is a must-listen for anyone who seeks to understand why active investing disappointed and how it can succeed.

About the Author

Rupal J. Bhansali is chief investment officer and portfolio manager of international and global equity strategies for Ariel Investments. She has worked at leading firms, such as Soros Fund Management, Oppenheimer Capital, and MacKay Shields. She has been recognized by Forbes and Barron’s as a leading figure in value investing and is a frequent guest on Bloomberg, CNBC, and Fox Business. Rupal Bhansali is the distinguished recipient of the 100 Women in Finance North America Industry Leadership Award, bestowed in 2019.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - How My Passion Became My Profession
  • Chapter 2 - “And” Not “Or”
  • Chapter 3 - Stocks or Bonds?
  • Chapter 4 - To Stand Apart, You Must Stand Alone
  • Chapter 5 - Score Upset Victories
  • Chapter 6 - Do No Harm
  • Chapter 7 - False Positives and Negatives
  • Chapter 8 - Ditch the Database, Embrace the Search Engine
  • Chapter 9 - From Victim to Victor
  • Chapter 10 - Value Investing = Margin of Safety
  • Chapter 11 - Sizzle Fizzles, Patience Prospers
  • Chapter 12 - North Star
  • A Special Message from Me to You