|Gold •15 mins||1,795.50||+5.50||+0.31%|
|Platinum •15 mins||841.40||+9.80||+1.18%|
|WTI Crude •11 mins||40.63||-0.02||-0.05%|
|Gasoline •10 mins||1.242||-0.018||-1.40%|
|Ethanol •4 hours||1.310||+0.015||+1.16%|
|Silver •15 mins||18.62||+0.30||+1.63%|
|Silver • 15 mins||18.62||+0.30||+1.63%|
|Copper • 15 mins||2.791||+0.042||+1.53%|
|Brent Crude • 11 mins||43.09||+0.29||+0.68%|
|Natural Gas • 10 mins||1.829||+0.095||+5.48%|
|Heating Oil • 10 mins||1.244||+0.013||+1.05%|
Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010
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.
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